Honda Accord: Synchro Ring and Gear Inspection - Manual Transmission - Transaxle - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: Synchro Ring and Gear Inspection

1. Inspect the synchro rings for scoring, cracks, and damage (A).

Example of synchro ring teeth


Example of synchro ring teeth

    
2. Inspect the inside of each synchro ring (B) for wear.


2. Inspect the inside of each synchro ring (B) for wear.

Inspect the teeth (C) on each synchro ring for wear (rounded off).

3. Inspect the teeth (A) on each synchro sleeve and matching teeth on each gear for wear (rounded off).

Example of synchro s l e e v e teeth and gear teeth


Example of synchro s l e e v e teeth and gear teeth

  
4. Inspect the synchro teeth on gear for scoring, cracks,


4. Inspect the synchro teeth on gear for scoring, cracks, and damage (A).

5. Inspect the thrust surface (B) on each gear hub for


5. Inspect the thrust surface (B) on each gear hub for wear.

6. Inspect the cone surface (C) on each gear hub for wear and roughness.

7. Inspect the teeth on all gears (D) for uneven wear, scoring, and cracks.

8. Coat the cone surface of each gear with MTF, and place its synchro ring on it. Rotate the synchro ring, making sure that it does not slip.

9. Measure the clearance between each gear (A) and its synchro ring (B) all around the gear. Hold the synchro ring against the gear evenly while measuring the clearance. If the clearance is less than the service limit replace the synchro ring and gear.

Synchro Ring-to-Gear Clearance

Standard: 0.70-1.49 mm (0.028-0.059 in)

Service Limit: 0.4 mm (0.02 in)

Double Cone Synchro and Triple Cone

Synchro-to-Gear Clearance

Standard:

Synchro Cone (C): Outer Synchro Ring (B) to
Synchro Cone (C)

Double Cone Synchro (3rd gear)

0.46-0.97 mm (0.018-0.038 in)

Double Cone Synchro (4th gear)

0.70-1.19 mm (0.028-0.047 in)

Triple Cone Synchro

0.70-1.19 mm (0.028-0.047 in)

(A): Synchro Cone (C) to Gear
(A)

Double Cone Synchro (3rd gear)

0.51-1.07 mm (0.020-0.042 in)

Double Cone Synchro (4th gear)

0.50-1.04 mm (0.020-0.041 in)

Triple Cone Synchro

0.50-1.04 mm (0.020-0.041 i n)

(B) to Gear (A):

Outer Synchro Ring
(B) to Gear (A)

0.95-1.68 mm (0.037-0.066 in)

Service Limit:

: 0.3 mm (0.01 in): 0.3 mm (0.01 in)


: 0.6 mm (0.02 in): 0.3 mm (0.01 in)


: 0.6 mm (0.02 in)


Synchro ring-to-gear


Synchro ring-to-gear

Double cone synchro and triple cone synchro-to-gear


Double cone synchro and triple cone synchro-to-gear


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