Honda Accord: Countershaft Assembly Clearance Inspection - Manual Transmission - Transaxle - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: Countershaft Assembly Clearance Inspection

tightened to the specified torque (see page 13-46).

1. Measure the clearance between 1st gear (A) and the 1st gear distance collar (B) with a feeler gauge (C).

- If the clearance exceeds the service limit, go to step 2.

- If the clearance is within the service limit, go to step 4.

Standard: 0.06-0.16 mm (0.002-0.006 in)

Service Limit: 0.25 mm (0.010 in)

2. Measure the length of the 1st gear distance collar as


2. Measure the length of the 1st gear distance collar as shown.

- If the length is not within the standard, replace the 1st gear distance collar.

- If the length is within the standard, go to step 3.

Standard: 23.03-23.08 mm (0.907-0.909 in)

3. Measure the thickness of 1 st gear.


3. Measure the thickness of 1 st gear.

- If the thickness is less than the service limit, replace 1st gear. * - If the thickness is within the service limit, replace the 1st/2nd synchro hub and the reverse gear as a set.

Standard: 22.92~22.97 mm (0.902-0.904 In)

Service Limit: 22.87 mm (0.900 in)

4. Measure the clearance between 2nd gear (A) and 3rd


4. Measure the clearance between 2nd gear (A) and 3rd gear (B) with a feeler gauge (C). If the clearance exceeds the service limit, go to step 5.

Standard: 0.06-0.16 mm f i . i i 2 - i . i i 6 in)

Service Limit: 0.25 mm (0.010 in)

5. Measure the length of the 2nd gear distance collar.


5. Measure the length of the 2nd gear distance collar.

- If the length is not within the standard, replace the 2nd gear distance collar.

- If the length is within the standard, go to step 6.

Standard: 28.03-28.08 mm (1.104-1.106 in)

6. Measure the thickness of 2nd gear.


6. Measure the thickness of 2nd gear.

- If the thickness is less than the service limit, replace 2nd gear.

- If the thickness is within the service limit, replace the 1st/2nd synchro hub and reverse gear a s a set.

Standard: 27.92-27.97 mm (1.099-1.101 in)

Service Limit: 27.87 mm (1.097 in)


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