Honda Accord: Cam Chain Auto-tensioner Removal
and installation - Cylinder Head -All Models Except PZEV - Engine Mechanical - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: Cam Chain Auto-tensioner Removal and installation

Removal

1.Remove the chain case cover

2. Turn the crankshaft counterclockwise to compress the


2. Turn the crankshaft counterclockwise to compress the auto-tensioner.

3. Align the holes on the lock (A) and the auto-tensioner


3. Align the holes on the lock (A) and the auto-tensioner (B), then insert a 1.2 mm (0.05 in) diameter pin or lock pin (P/N 14511-PNA-003) (C) into the holes. Turn the crankshaft clockwise to secure the pin.

4. Remove the auto-tensioner.


4. Remove the auto-tensioner.

Installation


Installation

1. Install the auto-tensioner.

NOTE: Check the auto-tensioner cam position. If the position are not aligned, set the first cam to the first edge of the rack (see step 9 on page 6-66).

2. Remove the 1.2 mm (0.05 in) diameter pin or lock pin


2. Remove the 1.2 mm (0.05 in) diameter pin or lock pin (P/N 14511-PNA- 003) from the auto-tensioner.

3. Remove the old liquid gasket from the chain case


3. Remove the old liquid gasket from the chain case cover mating surfaces, the bolts, and the bolt holes.

4. Clean and dry the chain case cover mating surfaces.

5. Apply liquid gasket, P/N 08717-0004,08718-0003, or 08718-0009 to the chain case mating surface of the chain case cover, and to the inside edge of the threaded bolt holes. Install the component within 5 minutes of applying the liquid gasket.

NOTE: - Apply a 3 mm (0.12 in) diameter bead of liquid gasket along the broken line (A).

- If too much time has passed after applying the liquid gasket, remove the old liquid gasket and residue, then reapply new liquid gasket.

6. Install the chain case cover.


6. Install the chain case cover.

NOTE: - Wait at least 30 minutes before filling the engine with oil.

- Do not run the engine for at least 3 hours after installing the chain case cover.

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