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

1. Place the differential assembly on V-blocks (A), and install the intermediate shaft (B) and the left driveshaft (C).

2. Measure the backlash of both pinion gears (D) with a


2. Measure the backlash of both pinion gears (D) with a dial indicator (E). If the backlash is not within the standard, check the differential carrier condition, and replace it if necessary.

Standard (New): 0.05-”0.15 mm

(0.002-0.006 in)

    Component Location Index
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    Differential Carrier/Final Driven Gear Replacemen
    1. Loosen the bolts in a crisscross pattern in several steps, then remove the bolts and the final driven gear (A) from the differential carrier (B). 2. Install the final driven gear with the cham ...

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