Honda Accord: Secondary Shaft 1 st Gear Axial
Clearance Inspection - Shafts and Clutches - Transaxle - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: Secondary Shaft 1 st Gear Axial Clearance Inspection

Special Tools Required

Attachment, 42 mm I.D. 07QAD-P0A0100 1. Remove the secondary shaft transmission housing bearing (see page 14-270).

2. Install the thrust needle b e a r i n g (A), the needle bearing (B), 1st gear (C), the thrust needle bearing (D), the 40 x 51.5 mm thrust washer (E), the 1 st/3rd clutch (F), and the 3rd gear collar (G) on the secondary shaft (H). Do not install the O-rings during inspection.


3. Install the idler gear (I), then install the transmission


3. Install the idler gear (I), then install the transmission housing bearing (J) on the idler gear using the 42 mm I.D. attachment and a press.

4. Install the conical spring washer (K) and the locknut (L), then tighten the locknut to 29 N-m (3.0 kgfm, 22 Ibf-ft).

5. Turn the secondary shaft assembly upside down, and set a dial indicator (A) on 1st gear (B).

6. Lift 1st gear (A) up while holding the secondary shaft,


6. Lift 1st gear (A) up while holding the secondary shaft, and use the dial indicator (B) to read the 1 st gear axial clearance.

7. Measure the 1st gear axial clearance in at least three


7. Measure the 1st gear axial clearance in at least three places while moving 1st gear. Use the average as the actual clearance.

Standard: 0.04-0.12 mm (0.002-0.005 in)

8. If the clearance is out of standard, remove the 40 x 51.5 mm thrust washer and measure its thickness.

9. Select and install a new thrust washer, then recheck.

THRUST WASHER, 40 x 51.5 mm

10. After replacing the thrust washer, make sure the


10. After replacing the thrust washer, make sure the clearance is within standard.

11. Disassemble the installed parts from the secondary shaft.

12. Reinstall the transmission housing bearing in the transmission housing (see page 14-271).

    Secondary Shaft 2nd Gear Axial Clearance Inspection
    1. Install the thrust needle bearing (A), the needle bearing (B), 2nd gear (C), the thrust needle bearing (D), the 37 x 58 mm thrust washer (E), and the 2nd clutch (F) on the secondary shaft (G), t ...

    Idler Gear Shaft Removal and Installation
    1. Remove the snap ring (A), the cotter retainer (B), and the 17 mm cotters (C). Do not distort the snap ring. 2. Remove the idler gear shaft/idler gear assembly (D) from the transmission housing ...

    See also:

    Clutch Hose Replacement
    NOTE: - Replace the clutch hose if it is twisted, cracked, or leaks. - Use fender covers to avoid damaging painted surfaces. - Do not spill brake fluid on the vehicle; it may damage the pain ...

    Intermediate Shaft Disassembly
    Special Tools Required •Half Shaft Base 07NAF-SR30101 -Oil Seal Driver, 44.5 mm 07947-SB00100 1. Remove the heat shield (A). 3. Press the intermediate shaft (A) out of the intermediate s ...

    Brake Fluid Level Switch Test
    NOTE: If both the ABSA/SA indicator and the brake system indicator come on at the same time, check the VSA system for DTCs first (see page 19-48). 1. Disconnect the brake fluid level switch conne ...