Honda Accord: Driveshaft Inspection - Transaxle - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: Driveshaft Inspection

1. Check the inboard boot (A) and the outboard boot (B) on the driveshaft (C) for cracks, damage, leaking grease, and loose boot bands (D). If any damage is found, replace the boot and the boot bands.

2. Check the driveshaft for cracks and damage. If any


2. Check the driveshaft for cracks and damage. If any damage is found, replace the driveshaft.

3. Check the inboard joint (E) and the outboard joint (F) for cracks and damage. If any damage is found, replace the inboard joint or the outboard joint as an assembly.

4. Hold the inboard joint and turn the front wheel by hand, then make sure the joint is not excessively loose. If necessary, replace the inboard joint or the outboard joint as an assembly.

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    Special Tools Required -Ball Joint Thread Protector, 14 mm 07AAE-SJAA100 -Ball Joint Remover, 28 mm 07MAC-SL0A202 1. Raise and support the vehicle, (see page 1-13) 2. Remove the front wheels. 3 ...

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