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

1. Support the bearing Inner race with an appropriate sized socket ( A ) , and push down on the mainshaft ( B ) .

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


2. Measure the clearance between 2nd gear (C) and 3rd gear (D) with a feeler gauge (E).

- If the clearance exceeds the service limit, go to step 3.

- 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)

3. Measure the thickness of 3rd gear.

- If the thickness is less than the service limit, replace 3rd gear.

- If the thickness is within the service limit, replace the 3rd/4th synchro hub and the 3rd/4th synchro sleeve as a set.

Standard: 23.92-23.97 mm (0.942-0.944 in)

Service Limit: 23.80 mm (0.937 in)

4. Measure the clearance between 4th gear ( A ) and the


4. Measure the clearance between 4th gear ( A ) and the 4th/5th gear distance collar ( B ) with a dial indicator (C).

- If the clearance exceeds the service limit, go to step 5.

e If the clearance is within the service limit, go to step 7.

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

Service Limit: 0.25 mm (0.010 in)

5. Measure the length of the


5. Measure the length4th/5th gear distance of the
4th/5th gear distance collar as shown.

- If the length standard, replaceis not within the
standard, replace the 4th/5th gear distance collar, - If the lengthis within the standard, go to step 6.
is within the standard, go to step 6.

Standard: 24.03-24.08 mm (0.946-0.948 in)

6. Measure the thickness of 4th gear,


6. Measure the thickness of 4th gear, - If the thickness is less than the service limit, replace 4th gear.

- Sf the thickness is within the service limit, replace the 3rd/4th synchro hub and the 3rd/4th synchro sleeve as a set.

Standard: 23.92-23.97 mm (0.942-0.944 in)

Service Limit: 23.80 mm (0.937 in)

7. Measure the clearance between the 4th/5th gear


7. Measure the clearance between the 4th/5th gear distance collar (A) and 5th gear (B) with a dial indicator (C).

- If the clearance exceeds the service limit, go to step 8.

- If the clearance is within the service limit, go to step 10.

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

Service Limit: 0.25 mm (0.010 in)

8. Measure the length  of the


8. Measure the length 4th/5th gear distance of the
4th/5th gear distance collar as shown.

- If the length standard, replaceis not within the
standard, replace the 4th/5th gear distance collar.

- If the lengthstandard, go to step 9. is within the
standard, go to step 9.

Standard: 24.03-24.08 mm (0.946-0.948 in)

9. Measure the thickness of 5th gear.


9. Measure the thickness of 5th gear.

- If the thickness is less than the service limit, replace 5th gear.

- If the thickness is within the service limit, replace the 5th synchro hub and 5th synchro sleeve as a set.

Standard: 23.92-23.97 mm (0.942-0.944 in)

Service Limit: 23.80 mm (0.937 in)

10. Measure the length of the MBS distance collar. If the


10. Measure the length of the MBS distance collar. If the length is not within standard, replace the MBS distance collar.

Standard: 23.95-24.05 mm (0.943-0.947 in)

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