Honda Accord: Mainshaft Disassembly - Manual Transmission - Transaxle - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: Mainshaft Disassembly

NOTE: Refer to the Exploded View in the Mainshaft Reassembly, as needed, when removing components pressed onto the mainshaft (see page 13-38).

1. Remove the angular ball bearing (A) and the tapered cone ring using a commercially available bearing separator (B) and a commercially available bearing puller (C). Make sure the bearing separator is under the tapered cone ring.

2. Support 5th gear (A) on steel blocks, and press the


2. Support 5th gear (A) on steel blocks, and press the mainshaft out of the 5th synchro hub (B) and 5th gear.

NOTE: Do not use a jaw-type puller; it can damage the gear teeth.

3. Support 3rd gear (A) on steel blocks, and press the


3. Support 3rd gear (A) on steel blocks, and press the mainshaft out of the 3rd/4th synchro hub (B) and 3rd gear.

NOTE: Do not use a jaw-type puller; it can damage the gear teeth.


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