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Prior to answering what needs to be checked, why are you doing this repair?
Yes you for sure should clean the head and block surface with a scraper then a wire brush. I like to wrap a 2x4 in 200 grit paper and block sand the surface just a little to get it good and smooth and clean as well to identify any high and low spots that may need to be addressed to get proper sealing.
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