Honda Accord: 4th and 5th Clutch Reassembly - Shafts and Clutches - Transaxle - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: 4th and 5th Clutch Reassembly

Special Tools Required

Clutch Spring Compressor Set 07LAE PX40000 1. Soak the clutch discs thoroughly in ATF for at least 30 minutes.

2. Install new O-rings (A) on the clutch piston (B). Do not twist the O-rings.

3. Install the clutch piston (A) in the clutch drum (B)


3. Install the clutch piston (A) in the clutch drum (B) while applying pressure and rotating to ensure proper seating. Do not pinch the O-ring.

4. Set the return spring (A) and the spring retainer (B) on


4. Set the return spring (A) and the spring retainer (B) on the clutch piston, and position the snap ring (C) on the spring retainer.


6. Be sure the clutch spring compressor (A) is adjusted


6. Be sure the clutch spring compressor (A) is adjusted to make f u l l contact with the spring retainer (B).

7. Check the placement of the clutch spring compressor,


7. Check the placement of the clutch spring compressor, If either end of the clutch spring compressor is set over an area of the spring retainer that is unsupported by the return spring, the retainer may be damaged.

8. Compress the return spring until the snap ring can be


8. Compress the return spring until the snap ring can be installed.

9. Install the snap ring using snap ring pliers.


9. Install the snap ring using snap ring pliers.

10. Remove the clutch spring compressor.


10. Remove the clutch spring compressor.

11. Install the wave spring (A) in the 4th clutch drum (B).

Starting with the clutch wave-plate, alternately install the wave-plates (C) (4) and the clutch discs (D) (4).

Install the clutch end-plate (E) with the flat side toward the top disc.

12. Install the wave spring (A) in the 5th clutch drum (B).


12. Install the wave spring (A) in the 5th clutch drum (B).

Starting with the clutch wave-plate, alternately install the wave-plates (C) (4) and the clutch discs (D) (4).

Install the clutch end-plate (E) with the flat side toward the top disc.

13. Install the snap ring using a screwdriver to secure the


13. Install the snap ring using a screwdriver to secure the clutch end-plate.

14. Check that the clutch piston moves by applying air


14. Check that the clutch piston moves by applying air pressure into fluid passage.

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