Honda Accord: Transmission Reassembly - Manual Transmission - Transaxle - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: Transmission Reassembly

NOTE: Prior to reassembly, clean all the parts in solvent, dry them, and apply MTF to any contact surfaces.

1. Install the magnet (A) and the differential assembly (B).

NOTE: Clean the magnet anytime the transmission is disassembled.

2. Install the 28 mm spring washer (A) and the 28 mm


2. Install the 28 mm spring washer (A) and the 28 mm washer (B) over the ball bearing (C). Note the installation direction of the spring washer.

3. Apply vinyl tape to the mainshaft splines (D) to protect


3. Apply vinyl tape to the mainshaft splines (D) to protect the seal. Install the mainshaft assembly (E) and the countershaft assembly (F) with the shift fork assembly (G), as an assembly.

4. Install the reverse shift fork (A).

5. Install the reverse idler gear (A) and the reverse idler


5. Install the reverse idler gear (A) and the reverse idler gear shaft (B) by aligning the mark (C) on the clutch housing with the reverse idler gear shaft hole (D).

6. Install the reverse lock cam (A).


6. Install the reverse lock cam (A).

7. Install the baffle plate (A).


7. Install the baffle plate (A).

8. Select the proper size 72 mm shim (A) according to


8. Select the proper size 72 mm shim (A) according to the measurements made during the Mainshaft Thrust Clearance Adjustment (see page 13-56). Install the oil gutter plate (B), oil guide plate M, and the 72 mm shim into the transmission housing (C).

9. Clean any dirt or oil from the transmission housing


9. Clean any dirt or oil from the transmission housing sealing surface.

10. Apply liquid gasket, P/N 08717-0004,08718-0001, 08718-0003, or 08718-0009 evenly to the clutch housing mating surface of the transmission housing.

Install the component within 5 minutes of applying the liquid gasket.

NOTE: - If apply liquid gasket P/N 08718-0012, the component must be installed within 4 minutes.

- If too much time has passed after applying the liquid gasket, remove the old liquid gasket and residue, then reapply new liquid gasket.

11. Install the three 14 x 20 mm dowel pins (A).


11. Install the three 14 x 20 mm dowel pins (A).

12. Set the tapered cone ring (B) as shown. Place the


12. Set the tapered cone ring (B) as shown. Place the

transmission housing on the clutch housing, making

sure to line up the shafts.

13. While expanding the 72 mm snap ring (C) on the countershaft ball bearing using snap ring pliers, push the transmission housing down to start the countershaft ball bearing through the snap ring.

Release the pliers, and push down the housing until it bottoms and the snap ring snaps in place in the countershaft ball bearing snap ring groove.

NOTE: Install the 32 mm sealing cap (D) after setting in the 72 mm snap ring.

14. Make sure the 72 mm snap ring (A) is securely seated in the groove of the countershaft bearing.


16. Install the 8 mm flange bolts finger-tight with


16. Install the 8 mm flange bolts finger-tight with

transmission hanger A and transmission hanger B.

17. Tighten the 8 mm flange bolts in a crisscross pattern


17. Tighten the 8 mm flange bolts in a crisscross pattern in several steps.

Specified Torque: 8 x 1.25 mm

27 Nm (2.8 kgf-m, 20 Ibfft)

18. Clean any dirt or oil from the change lever assembly


18. Clean any dirt or oil from the change lever assembly sealing surface.

19. Apply liquid gasket, P/N 08717-0004,08718-0001, 08718-0003, or 08718-0009 evenly to the transmission housing mating surface of the change lever assembly.

Install the component within 5 minutes of applying the liquid gasket NOTE; - If apply liquid gasket P/N 08718-0012, the component must be installed within 4 minutes.

- If too much time has passed after applying the liquid gasket, remove the old liquid gasket and residue, then reapply new liquid gasket.

20. Install the 8 x 1 4 mm dowel pins (A) and the change


20. Install the 8 x 1 4 mm dowel pins (A) and the change lever assembly (B).

21. Apply liquid gasket (P/N 08717-0004,08718-0001,


21. Apply liquid gasket (P/N 08717-0004,08718-0001, 08718-0012,08718-0003, or 08718-0009) to the threads of the interlock bolt (C), and install it on the transmission housing.

22. Install the filler plug (A) with a new washer finger-tight, and install the drain plug (B) and the 10 mm flange bolt (C) with new sealing washers (D).

23. Apply MTF to a new O-ring (E), then install the O-ring,


23. Apply MTF to a new O-ring (E), then install the O-ring, the plain washer (F), and the output shaft (countershaft) speed sensor (G).

24. Install the steel balls (A), the springs (B), the detent bolts (D) with new 12 mm sealing washers (E).

25. Install the 20 mm bolt (F) with a new 20 mm sealing


25. Install the 20 mm bolt (F) with a new 20 mm sealing washer (G), and transmission hanger C.

26. Apply liquid gasket (P/N 08717-0004,08718-0001, 08718-0012, 08718-0003, or 08718-0009) to the threads of the back-up light switch (H), and install it in the transmission housing.

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