Honda Accord: Backlash Inspection - A/T Differential - Transaxle - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: Backlash Inspection

1. Install both axles into the A/T differential, then place the axles on V-blocks.

2. Check the backlash of the pinion gears (A) using a dial indicator (B).

Standard: 0.05-0.15 mm (0.002-0.006 in)

3. If the backlash is out of standard, replace the


3. If the backlash is out of standard, replace the differential carrier (see page 14-329).

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    Carrier Bearing Replacement
    Special Tools Required Attachment, 40 x 50 mm 07LAD-PW50601 NOTE: -The bearing and the bearing outer race should be replaced as a set. -Inspect and adjust the carrier bearing preload wheneve ...

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    Switch Test/Replacement
    1. Remove the center console panel (see page 20-157). 2. Disconnect the 6P (or 7P*) connector from the seat heater switch, then remove the switch. *: Front passenger's seat heater switch 3. ...

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    Front Passenger's Weight Sensor Output Check After a Vehicle Collision
    1. Position the front passenger's seat to the rear most position, and adjust the seat-back to the forward most position. Do not move the seat from this position. 2. Drive the vehicle, accelerate ...