Honda Accord: Clutch Disassembly - Shafts and Clutches - Transaxle - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: Clutch Disassembly

Special Tools Required

Clutch Spring Compressor Set 07LAE-PX40000

1. Remove the snap ring using a screwdriver.

2. Remove the clutch end-plate (A), the clutch discs (B)


2. Remove the clutch end-plate (A), the clutch discs (B) (5), the clutch wave-plates (C) (4), the clutch flat-plate (D), and the waved spring (E) from the 1st clutch drum (F).

3. Make a reference mark on the clutch flat-plate.


3. Make a reference mark on the clutch flat-plate.

4. Remove the clutch end-plate (A), the clutch discs (B) (6), the clutch wave-plates (C) (5), the clutch flat-plate (D), and the waved spring (E) from the 2nd clutch drum (F).

5. Make a reference mark on clutch the flat-plate.


5. Make a reference mark on clutch the flat-plate.

6. Remove the clutch end-plate (A), the clutch discs (B) (6), the clutch wave-plates (C) (5), the clutch flat-plate (D), and the waved spring (E) from the 3rd clutch drum (F).

7. Make reference marks on the clutch flat-plate.


7. Make reference marks on the clutch flat-plate.

8. Remove the clutch end-plate (A), the clutch discs (B) (4), the clutch wave-plates (C) (4), and the waved spring (D) from the 4th clutch drum (E).

9. Remove the clutch end-plate (A), the clutch discs (B)


9. Remove the clutch end-plate (A), the clutch discs (B)

(4), the clutch wave-plates (C) (4), and the waved

spring (D) from the 5th clutch drum (E)

10. Install the clutch spring compressor.


10. Install the clutch spring compressor.

11. Set the clutch spring compressor (A) on the spring


11. Set the clutch spring compressor (A) on the spring

retainer (B) of the 1st, 2nd, and Srd clutches so that it

pushes on the clutch return spring (C).

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


12. Be sure the clutch spring compressor (A) is adjusted to make full contact with the spring retainer (B) on the 4th and 5th clutches.

13. Check the placement of the clutch spring compressor.


13. 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 which is unsupported by the return spring, the spring retainer may be damaged.

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


14. Compress the return spring until the snap ring can be removed.

15. Remove the snap ring using snap ring pliers.


15. Remove the snap ring using snap ring pliers.


18. Wrap a shop rag around the clutch drum (A), and


18. Wrap a shop rag around the clutch drum (A), and apply air pressure to the fluid passage to remove the piston (B). Place a fingertip on the other passage while applying air pressure.

19.1st, 2nd, and 3rd clutches:


19.1st, 2nd, and 3rd clutches: Remove the clutch piston (A), then remove the O-ring (B) from the clutch piston, and remove the O-ring (C) from the clutch drum (D).

20.4th and 5th clutches:


20.4th and 5th clutches: Remove the clutch piston (A), then remove the outer O-ring (B) and the inner O-ring (C) from the clutch piston.

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