Honda Accord: Shift Lever Removal - Automatic Transmission - Transaxle - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: Shift Lever Removal

1. Remove the center console (see page 20-158).

2. Move the shift lever to R.

3. Remove the nut securing the shift cable end.

4. Unlock the retainer (A).


4. Unlock the retainer (A).

5. Rotate the socket holder retainer (A) counterclockwise


5. Rotate the socket holder retainer (A) counterclockwise (B) until it stops, and push the retainer lock (C) into the socket holder retainer to lock the retainer.

6. Slide the socket holder (A) away from the bracket as


6. Slide the socket holder (A) away from the bracket as shown to remove the shift cable (B) from the shift cable bracket (C). Do not remove the shift cable by pulling the shift cable guide (D).

7. Disconnect the shift lock solenoid connector (A) and


7. Disconnect the shift lock solenoid connector (A) and the park pin switch/A/T gear position indicator panel light connector (B).

Type A Shift Lever

Type B Shift Lever


Type B Shift Lever

8. Remove the shift lock solenoid connector, the park pin


8. Remove the shift lock solenoid connector, the park pin switch/A/T gear position indicator panel light connector, and the harness cover (C) from the shift lever bracket base.

9. Remove the shift lever mounting bolts (D), then remove the shift lever assembly (E).

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