Honda Accord: Countershaft Disassembly, Inspection,
and Reassembly - Shafts and Clutches - Transaxle - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: Countershaft Disassembly, Inspection, and Reassembly

1. Inspect the needle bearings for galling and rough movement.

2. Inspect the splines for excessive wear and damage.


2. Inspect the splines for excessive wear and damage.

3. Check the shaft bearing surface for scoring and excessive wear.

4. Lubricate all parts with ATF during assembly.

5. Install the conical spring washer, the reverse selector, the 35 x 47 x 7.8 mm collar, and all gears in the direction shown.

6. Replace the locknut and the conical spring washer with new ones when assembling the transmission. The countershaft locknut has left-hand threads.

7. Some reverse selector hubs and 3rd gears are press-fitted to the countershaft; special tools are needed to remove them (see page 14-290) and to install them (see page 14-290).

    Mainshaft 5th Gear Axial Clearance Inspection
    1. Remove the mainshaft transmission housing bearing (seepage 14-270). 2. Install the thrust needle bearing ( A ) , 5th gear ( B ) , the needle bearing (C), the thrust needle bearing (D), the 41 ...

    Countershaft Reverse Selector Hub and 3rd Gear Removal
    1. Install a commercially available bearing separator on 4th gear (A). Set the countershaft (B) on a press with a spacer (C) between the press and the countershaft, and remove the reverse selector ...

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