Honda Accord: Mainshaft Disassembly, Inspection,
and Reassembly - Shafts and Clutches - Transaxle - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: Mainshaft Disassembly, Inspection, and Reassembly

1. Inspect the thrust needle bearings and the needle bearings for galling and rough movement

2. Inspect the splines for excessive wear and damage.


2. Inspect the splines for excessive wear and damage.

3. Check the shaft bearing surface for scoring and excessive wear.

4. Before installing new O-rings, wrap the shaft splines with tape to prevent the O-ring damage.

5. Lubricate all parts with ATF during assembly.

6. Install the conical spring washer and the 41 x 68 mm thrust washer in the direction shown.

7. Replace the locknut and the conical spring washer with new ones when assembling the transmission.

8. Check the clearance of 5th gear (see page 14-287).

    Shafts and Clutches
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    Mainshaft 5th Gear Axial Clearance Inspection
    1. Remove the mainshaft transmission housing bearing (seepage 14-270). 2. Install the thrust needle bearing ( A ) , 5th gear ( B ) , the needle bearing (C), the thrust needle bearing (D), the 41 ...

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