Honda Accord: Transmission Range Switch Test - A/T Gear Position indicator - Transaxle - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: Transmission Range Switch Test

1. Raise the vehicle on a lift, or apply the parking brake, block the rear wheels, and raise the front of the . vehicle. Make sure it is securely supported.

2. Remove the left front wheel.

3. Disconnect the transmission range switch subharness connector (A), then remove the connector from the connector bracket (B).

Wire side o f male terminals


Wire side o f male terminals

4. Remove the harness clamps (C) from the clamp bracket (D).

5. Check for continuity between the terminals at the subharness connector. There should be continuity between the terminals in the following table for each switch position.

Transmission Range Switch Subharness Connector

6. Transmission range switch test is completed if the


6. Transmission range switch test is completed if the test results are OK, go to step 13.

If there is no continuity between any terminals, go to step 7.

7. Remove the transmission range switch cover.

8. Disconnect the transmission range switch connector.


8. Disconnect the transmission range switch connector.

9. Check for continuity between the terminals at the


9. Check for continuity between the terminals at the transmission range switch connector. There should be continuity between the terminals in the following table for each transmission range switch position.

Transmission Range Switch Connector

10. If the transmission range switch continuity check is


10. If the transmission range switch continuity check is OK, replace the faulty transmission range switch subharness.

If there is no continuity between any terminals, go to step 11.

11. Remove the transmission range switch, and check the end of the selector control shaft (A).

Selector Control Shaft Specifications:

Width (B): 6.1 - 6 . 2 mm (0.240-0.244 in)

End Gap (C): 1.8-2.0 mm (0.07-0.08 in)

12. If the measurements of the selector control shaft end


12. If the measurements of the selector control shaft end are within the standard, replace the transmission range switch (see page 14-240). If the measurements are out of the standard, repair the selector control shaft end, and recheck the transmission range switch continuity.

13. Check the connectors for rust, dirt, or oil, and clean or repair if necessary. Then connect the connector securely.

14. Install the harness clamps to the clamp bracket.

15. Install the transmission range switch cover.

16. Install the left front wheel.

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