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Honda Civic Service Manual: Engine Removal and Installation (R18Z1 (A/T, M/T))

Honda Civic Service Manual / Powertrain / Transmission/Transaxle / Manual / Engine Removal and Installation (R18Z1 (A/T, M/T))

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1. Vehicle Lift

1.

Raise the vehicle on a lift, and make sure it is securely supported.


2. Wide - Hood Open Position

1.

Open the hood, and secure it with hood support rod (A) in the wide-open position (B).


3. Fuel Filler Cap

1.

Remove the fuel fill cap to relieve the pressure in the fuel tank.


4. HDS DLC - Connection


NOTE: For specific operations, refer to the user's manual that came with the Honda Diagnostic System (HDS). Make sure the HDS is loaded with the latest software.


1.

Connect the HDS to the data link connector (DLC) (A) located under the driver's side of the dashboard.


2.

Turn the ignition switch to ON (II).


3.

Make sure the HDS communicates with the vehicle. If it does not communicate, go to the DLC circuit troubleshooting.


5. Fuel Pump Off

1.

Turn the ignition switch to ON (II).


2.

From the INSPECTION MENU of the HDS, select Fuel Pump OFF, then start the engine, and let it idle until it stalls.


NOTE:

Do not allow the engine to idle above 1,000 rpm or the ECM/PCM will continue to operate the fuel pump.

Pending or Confirmed DTC may be set during this procedure. Check for DTCs, and clear them as needed.


3.

Turn the ignition switch to LOCK (0).


6. Battery Terminal - Disconnection


1.

Make sure the ignition switch is in LOCK (0), or the vehicle ignition in the OFF mode.


2.

Disconnect and isolate the negative cable with the battery sensor (A) from the battery.


NOTE:

Always disconnect the negative side first.

To protect the battery sensor connector (B) from damage, do not hold it when removing the negative terminal.

Do not disconnect the battery sensor from the negative terminal (C).


3.

Disconnect the positive cable (D) from the battery.


7. Fuel Pressure - Relieving


1.

Remove the quick-connect fitting cover (A).


2.

Check the fuel quick-connect fitting for dirt, and clean it if needed.


3.

Place a rag or shop towel over the quick-connect fitting (A).


4.

Disconnect the quick-connect fitting: Hold the connector (A) with one hand, and squeeze the retainer tabs (B) with the other hand to release them from the locking tabs (C). Pull the connector off.


NOTE:

Be careful not to damage the line (D) or other parts.

Do not use tools.

If the connector does not move, keep the retainer tabs pressed down, and alternately pull and push the connector until it comes off easily.

Do not remove the retainer from the line; once removed, the retainer must be replaced with a new one.


8. Battery

1.

Remove the battery setting plate (A) and the battery (B).


9. Intake Air Pipe

1.

Remove the intake air pipe.


10. Air Cleaner


1.

Disconnect the intake air duct (A).


2.

Remove the air cleaner (B).


3.

Remove the harness clamp (C).


11. Wiper Arm Assembly


NOTE: Set the wiper arms to the auto-stop position before removal.


1.

Remove the cowl top wiper covers (A).


2.

Remove the wiper arms (B).


12. Both Side Cowl Covers


1.

Remove the side cowl cover (A).


2.

The left side is shown; repeat on the right side.


13. Center Cowl Cover


1.

Remove the center cowl cover (A).


2.

Disconnect the windshield washer tube (B).


3.

If necessary, remove the hood rear seal (C).


14. Under Cowl Panel

1.

Remove the under cowl panel (A).


15. Engine Cover

1.

Remove the engine cover.


16. Intake Manifold Peripheral Assembly

1.

Disconnect the EVAP canister hose (A) and the brake booster vacuum hose (B).


17. ECM/PCM

1.

Remove the cover (A).



2.

Disconnect ECM/PCM connectors A, B, and C.


NOTE: ECM/PCM connectors A, B, and C have symbols (A=□, B=△, C=○) embossed on them for identification.


3.

Remove the ECM/PCM (D).


18. Air Cleaner Bracket

1.

Remove the air cleaner bracket.


19. Engine Wire Harness - Disconnection


1.

Disconnect the cable.


2.

Remove the harness clamp.



3.

Disconnect the connectors.


4.

Remove the harness clamp.


20. Shift Cable Bracket


1.

Remove the lock pins (A).


2.

Remove the shift cable bracket bolts (B).


3.

Disconnect the shift cables from the change lever assembly (C).


4.

Carefully remove both cables and the shift cable bracket (D) together to avoid bending the cables.


21. Slave Cylinder


1.

Remove the clutch line bracket (A).


2.

Remove the slave cylinder (B).


3.

Carefully move the slave cylinder out of the way to avoid bending the clutch line.


NOTE:

Do not press the clutch pedal after the slave cylinder has been moved.

Do not disconnect the clutch line joints.


22. Drive Belt


1.

Move the auto-tensioner (A) counterclockwise to relieve tension from the drive belt (B).


2.

Remove the drive belt.


23. Radiator Cap

1.

Wait until the engine is cool, then carefully remove the radiator cap.


24. Raise The Vehicle On The Lift

1.

Raise the vehicle on the lift.


25. Front Wheel

1.

Remove both front wheels.


26. Splash Shield

1.

Remove the splash shield (A).


27. Engine Undercover

1.

Remove the engine undercover (A).


28. Radiator Coolant - Replacement

1.

Loosen the drain plug (A), and drain the coolant.


29. Cylinder Block Coolant - Drain (Except K24Z7 engine )

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1.

Remove the drain bolt (A) from the rear side of the engine block.


2.

After the coolant has drained, reinstall the drain bolt with a new washer.


3.

Tighten the radiator drain plug securely.


30. Engine Oil - Replacement


1.

Remove the drain bolt (A), and drain the engine oil.


2.

Reinstall the drain bolt with a new washer (B) and torque to specification.


31. MTF Replacement (M/T)


1.

Remove the drain plug (A) and the sealing washer (B), and drain the MTF.


2.

Reinstall the drain plug with a new sealing washer.


32. ATF Replacement (A/T)


1.

Remove the drain plug (A), and drain the ATF.


2.

Reinstall the drain plug using a new sealing washer (B).


33. Exhaust Pipe A (Except CVT)

1.

Remove exhaust pipe A.


34. Shift Cable Cover (A/T)

1.

Remove the shift cable cover (A).


35. Shift Cable A/T Side - Disconnection


1.

Pry up the lock tab of the lock washer (A).


2.

Remove the lock bolt (B) and the lock washer.


3.

Separate the shift cable (C) from the selector control shaft (D).


NOTE: Do not bend the shift cable excessively.


4.

Remove the shift cable holder (E).


36. Front Stabilizer Ball Joint - Disconnection, Both Lower Arm Side


1.

Remove the flange nut (A) while holding the respective joint pin (B) with a hex wrench (C).


2.

Remove the stabilizer link (D).


37. Ball Joint - Removal

Always use a ball joint remover to disconnect a ball joint. Do not strike the housing or any other part of the ball joint connection to disconnect it.


1.

Install a hex nut (A) or the ball joint thread protector.


NOTE: When using a hex nut, make sure the nut is flush with the ball joint pin end to prevent damage to the threaded end of the ball joint pin.


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2.

Apply grease to the ball joint remover on the areas shown (A).


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3.

Install the ball joint remover as shown.


NOTE:

Fasten the safety chain (A) securely to a suspension arm or the subframe (B).

Making sure not to damage the ball joint boot.


4.

Tighten the pressure bolt until the ball joint pin pops loose from the ball joint connecting hole.


NOTE: Do not use pneumatic or electric tools on the pressure bolt.


5.

Remove the ball joint remover.


6.

Remove the hex nut or the ball joint thread protector.


7.

Pull the ball joint out of the ball joint connecting hole.


38. Tie-Rod End Ball Joint - Disconnection, Both Side

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1.

Remove the cotter pin (A) from the tie-rod end ball joint.


2.

Remove the nut (B).


3.

Disconnect the tie-rod end ball joint.


NOTE: Be careful not to damage the ball joint boot when installing the remover.


39. Lower Arm Joint - Disconnection, Both Knuckle Side


1.

Remove the flange bolt and the self-locking nuts on both sides.


2.

Separate the lower arm using a pry bar on both sides.


40. Front Driveshaft Spindle Nut Both


1.

Pry up the stake (A) on the spindle nut (B) on both sides.


2.

Remove the spindle nut on both sides.


41. Front Driveshaft Both Outboard Side - Disconnection

1.

Separate the outboard joint from the front hub using a soft face hammer on both side.



2.

Pull the knuckle outward.


3.

Separate the outboard joint from the front hub on both side.


42. Driveshaft Front Both - Disconnection Inboard Side



1.

Left driveshaft: Pry the inboard joint (A) from the differential using a pry bar. Remove the driveshaft as an assembly.


NOTE:

Do not pull on the driveshaft (B), or the inboard joint may come apart. Pull the inboard joint straight out to avoid damaging the oil seal.

Be careful not to damage the oil seal or the end of the inboard joint using the pry bar.


2.

Left drive shaft: Remove the set ring (C) from the inboard joint.


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Without intermediate shaft


With intermediate shaft


Without intermediate shaft


3.

Right driveshaft (with intermediate shaft): Drive the inboard joint (A) off of the intermediate shaft using a drift punch and a hammer.


4.

Right drive shaft (without intermediate shaft): Pry the inboard joint (B) from the differential using the pry bar.


NOTE:

Do not pull on the driveshaft (C), or the inboard joint may come apart.

Be careful not to damage the oil seal or the end of the inboard using the pry bar.


5.

Remove the driveshaft as an assembly.


6.

Right driveshaft (with intermediate shaft): Remove the set ring (D) from the intermediate shaft.


7.

Right drive shaft (without intermediate shaft): Remove the set ring (E) from the inboard joint.


43. Lower The Vehicle On The Lift

1.

Lower the vehicle on the lift.


44. Front Grille Cover

1.

Remove the front grille cover (A).


2.

If necessary, remove the front bumper upper duct (A).


45. Radiator Mounting Bracket, Upper Both

1.

Remove the radiator mount upper brackets/cushions (A), and the A/C condenser upper mount brackets (B).


46. Bulkhead - Removal


1.

Disconnect the connectors (A).


2.

Remove the harness clamps (B).


3.

Remove the bulkhead (A).


47. Radiator Assembly

1.

Disconnect the upper radiator hose.



2.

Disconnect the lower radiator hose (A).


3.

Disconnect the ECT sensor 2 connector (B).


4.

Remove the harness clamp (C).


5.

Without ATF warmer: Disconnect the ATF cooler hoses (D).


6.

Pull up the radiator assembly.


48. A/C ompressor Assembly - Move


1.

Disconnect the connector.


2.

Remove the harness clamp.


3.

Remove the A/C compressor (A) without disconnecting the A/C hoses. Do not bend the A/C hoses excessively.


NOTE: Hang the A/C compressor with a wire tie.


49. Heater Hose - Disconnection, Engine Side

1.

Disconnect the heater hoses (A).


50. Bulkhead - Temporary Install

1.

Install the front bulkhead.


51. Engine Support Hanger Peripheral Assembly



1.

Remove the harness holders (A).


2.

Disconnect the connectors (B).


3.

Move the harness holder (C).


4.

Remove the bracket (D).


52. Engine Support Hanger

1.

Attach the universal lifting eyelet to the cylinder head.



2.

Install the engine support hanger as shown.


3.

Attach the hook to the slotted hole in the universal lifting eyelet.


4.

Tighten the wing nut (A) by hand, and lift and support the engine/transmission.


NOTE: Be careful when working around the windshield.


53. Steering Joint Cover

1.

Remove the steering joint cover (A).


54. Steering Column Lower Slide Shaft - Hold


1.

Set the steering column to the center tilt position, and to the center telescopic position.


2.

Hold the lower slide shaft (A) on the column with a piece of wire (B) between the joint yoke (C) of the lower slide shaft and the joint yoke (D) of the upper shaft to prevent the lower slider shaft from pulling out.


55. Steering Joint Bolt - Loosen

1.

Loosen the steering joint bolt (A).


56. Steering Wheel Hold


1.

Center the steering wheel spoke angle.


2.

Install a commercially available steering wheel holder tool (A).


57. Steering Joint - Disconnection


1.

Remove the steering joint bolt (A).


2.

Disconnect the steering joint (B) from the pinion shaft.


NOTE:

If the center guide (C) is in place and has not moved, leave it in place.

If the center guide has come off, discard it.


58. Raise The Vehicle On The Lift

1.

Raise the vehicle on the lift.


59. Lower Torque Rod - Disconnection

1.

Remove the lower torque rod mounting bolts (A).


60. Subframe Support


1.

Attach the subframe adapter to the front subframe by looping the belt (A) over the front of the front subframe (B), then secure the belt with its stop (C).


2.

Raise the jack and line up the slots in the subframe adapter arms with the bolt holes on the jack base, then securely attach them with four bolts.


61. Front Subframe Assembly

1.

Loosen the mid-stiffener mounting bolt (A) on both sides.


2.

Disconnect the EPS connectors.


3.

Lower the front subframe.


62. Lower The Vehicle On The Lift

1.

Lower the vehicle on the lift.


63. Mounting Bracket, Engine Side

1.

Remove the ground cable (A), the side engine mount bracket (B), and the side engine mount (C).


64. Chain Hoist

1.

Attach the universal lifting eyelet to the threaded hole (A) on the cylinder head.


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2.

Attach a chain hoist with the engine hanger stay to the universal lifting eyelet (A), and the transmission hanger (B).


3.

Lift the engine/transmission until it is securely supported by the chain hoist.


4.

Remove the engine support hanger and the universal lifting eyelet.


65. Transmission Mount (M/T)

M/T

1.

Remove the transmission mount bracket mounting bolt and the nuts (A).


66. Transmission Mount (A/T)

A/T

1.

Remove the transmission mount bracket mounting bolt and the nuts (A).


67. Engine Removal

1.

Check that the engine/transmission is completely free of the vacuum hoses, the fuel hoses, the coolant hoses, and the electrical wiring.


2.

Slowly lower the engine/transmission about 150 mm (5.91 in). Check once again that all the hoses and the electrical wiring are disconnected and free from the engine/transmission, then lower it all the way and support it.


3.

Disconnect the chain hoist from the engine/transmission.


4.

Raise the vehicle, and remove the engine/transmission from under the vehicle.


1. Engine Installation

1.

Install the lower torque rod bracket, and tighten the new bolts to the specified torque.

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2. Chain Hoist

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1.

Lower the vehicle, attach the chain hoist with the engine hanger stay to the universal lifting eyelet (A) and the transmission hanger (B).


2.

Lift the engine/transmission in the vehicle.


NOTE: Reinstall the mounting bolts/support nuts in the sequence given in the following steps. Failure to follow this sequence may cause excessive noise and vibration, and reduce engine mount life.


3. Engine Support Hanger

1.

Attach the universal lifting eyelet to the cylinder head.



2.

Install the engine support hanger as shown.


3.

Attach the hook to the slotted hole in the universal lifting eyelet.


4.

Tighten the wing nut (A) by hand, and lift and support the engine/transmission.


NOTE: Be careful when working around the windshield.


4. Transmission Mount (M/T)

1.

Loosely install the new transmission mount bracket mounting bolt and nuts (A).


5. Transmission Mount (A/T)

1.

Loosely install the new transmission mount bracket mounting bolt and nuts (A).


6. Chain Hoist

1.

Remove the chain hoist and the universal lifting eyelet.


7. Mounting Bracket, Engine Side

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1.

Install the new side engine mount mounting bolts (A) and the side engine mount bracket (B) using a nut and a new bolt, then loosely install the new side engine mount bracket mounting bolts and nut (C).


2.

Install the ground cable (D).


8. Raise The Vehicle On The Lift

1.

Raise the vehicle on the lift.


9. Subframe Support

1.

Using the subframe adapter, raise the front subframe up to the body.


10. Front Subframe Assembly

1.

Loosely install the new front subframe mounting bolts (A).


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2.

Insert the subframe alignment pin (B) through the positioning hole (C) on the right front subframe, and into the positioning hole (D) on the body, then loosely tighten the subframe right front mounting bolt.


3.

Insert the subframe alignment pin through the positioning slot on the left front subframe, and into the positioning hole on the body, then loosely tighten the subframe left front mounting bolt.


4.

Tighten the subframe mounting bolts to the specified torque values starting with the right front subframe mounting bolt. Use the subframe alignment pin when tightening the front side subframe mounting bolts.


5.

Check all of the subframe mounting bolts, and retighten if necessary.


NOTE: Tighten the bolts in the sequence shown.


6.

Remove the transmission jack and the subframe adapter.


7.

Connect the EPS connectors.


8.

Tighten the new mid-stiffener mounting bolt on both sides.


11. Lower Torque Rod - Connection

1.

Loosely install the new lower torque rod mounting bolts (A).


12. Lower The Vehicle On The Lift

1.

Lower the vehicle on the lift.


13. Engine Support Hanger


1.

Remove the engine support hanger.


2.

Remove the universal lifting eyelet from the cylinder head.


14. Engine Support Hanger Peripheral Assembly



1.

Install the bracket (A).


2.

Install the harness holder (B).


3.

Connect the connectors (C).


4.

Install the harness holders (D).


15. Steering Column Lower Slide Shaft - Release

1.

Cut the wire (A).


16. Steering Wheel Release

1.

Remove the steering wheel holder tool (A).


17. Steering Joint Bolt - Tighten

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1.

Tighten the steering joint bolt (A) to the specified torque.


18. Steering Joint - Reconnection


1.

Set the rack in the straight ahead driving position.


2.

Slip the lower end of the steering joint (A) onto the pinion shaft (B).


NOTE:

Pinion shaft with center guide: Install the steering joint by aligning the center guide (C).

Pinion shaft without center guide: Position the steering column by aligning the gap (D) within the angle.



3.

Align the bolt hole (A) on the steering joint with the groove (B) around the pinion shaft.


4.

Loosely install the steering joint bolt (C).


5.

Be sure that the joint bolt is securely in the groove in the pinion shaft.


6.

Pull on the steering joint to make sure that the steering joint is fully seated.


19. Steering Joint Cover

1.

Install the steering joint cover (A) in the sequence shown.


20. Side Engine Mount - Tighten

1.

Tighten the side engine mount bracket mounting bolt and nut.


21. Transmission Mount Bracket Mounting Bolt - Tighten (M/T)

1.

Tighten the transmission mount bracket mounting bolt and nuts (A).


22. Transmission Mount Bracket Mounting Bolt - Tighten (A/T)

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1.

Tighten the transmission mount bracket mounting bolt and nuts (A).


23. Raise The Vehicle On The Lift

1.

Raise the vehicle on the lift.


24. Lower Torque Rod - Tighten

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1.

Loosen the lower torque rod bolt.


2.

Tighten the lower torque rod mounting bolts in the numbered sequence shown.


25. Driveshaft Front Both - Reconnection Inboard Side



1.

Left driveshaft: Install a new set ring (A) into the set ring groove (B) of the driveshaft.


2.

Left driveshaft: Clean the areas where the driveshaft contacts the differential thoroughly with solvent.


NOTE: Do not wash the rubber parts with solvent.


3.

Left driveshaft: Dry them with compressed air.


4.

Left driveshaft: Insert the inboard end (C) of the driveshaft into the differential (D) until the set ring (E) locks in the groove (F).


NOTE: Insert the driveshaft horizontally to prevent damaging the oil seal.


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5.

Right driveshaft (with intermediate shaft): Install a new set ring (A) into the set ring groove (B) of the intermediate shaft.


6.

Right driveshaft (with intermediate shaft): Apply 0.5-1.0 g (0.018-0.035 oz) of molybdenum grease to the whole splined surface (C) of the right driveshaft.


7.

Right driveshaft (with intermediate shaft): After applying grease, remove the grease from the splined grooves at intervals of 2-3 splines and from the set ring groove (D) so that air can bleed from the intermediate shaft.


8.

Right driveshaft (with intermediate shaft): Clean the areas where the driveshaft contacts the differential thoroughly with solvent.


NOTE: Do not wash the rubber parts with solvent.


9.

Right driveshaft (with intermediate shaft): Dry them with compressed air.


10.

Right driveshaft (with intermediate shaft): Insert the inboard end (E) of the driveshaft into the intermediate shaft (F) until the set ring (G) locks in the groove (H).


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11.

Right driveshaft (wwithout intermediate shaft): Install a new set ring (A) into the set ring groove (B) of the driveshaft.


12.

Right driveshaft (without intermediate shaft): Clean the areas where the driveshaft contacts the differential thoroughly with solvent.


NOTE: Do not wash the rubber parts with solvent.


13.

Right driveshaft (without intermediate shaft): Dry them with compressed air.


14.

Right driveshaft (without intermediate shaft): Insert the inboard end (C) of the driveshaft into the differential (D) until the set ring (E) locks in the groove (F).


NOTE: Insert the driveshaft horizontally to prevent damaging the oil seal.


26. Front Driveshaft Both Outboard Side - Reconnection



1.

Apply about 5 g (0.18 oz) of molybdenum grease to the contact area (A) of the outboard joint and the front wheel bearing.


NOTE: The grease helps to prevent noise and vibration.


2.

Install the outboard joint (B) into the front hub (C) on the knuckle.


27. Front Driveshaft Spindle Nut Both


1.

Apply a small amount of engine oil to the seating surface of a new spindle nut (A).


2.

Install the spindle nut.


3.

After tightening, use a drift to stake the spindle nut shoulder (B) against the driveshaft.


28. Lower Arm Joint - Reconnection, Both Knuckle Side

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1.

Connect the lower arm (A) to the knuckle on both sides using new flange bolt and new self-locking nuts.


2.

After lightly tightening all three fasteners, tighten them to the specified torque in the following order; the nut on the front (B), the nut on the rear (C), then the bolt (D).


29. Tie-Rod End Ball Joint - Connection, Both Side


1.

Wipe off any grease contamination from the ball joint tapered section and threads.


2.

Connect the tie-rod ball joint (A) to the knuckle.


3.

Install the nut (B).


4.

Install a new cotter pin (C).


NOTE: Bend the cotter pin as shown.


30. Front Stabilizer Ball Joint - Reconnection, Both Lower Arm Side

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1.

Install the stabilizer link (A) on the stabilizer bar (B) with the joint pins set at the center of their range of movement on both sides.


2.

Install the new self-locking nut (C) on both sides.


3.

Tighten it to the specified torque while holding the respective joint pin (D) with a hex wrench (E) on both sides.


31. Shift Cable A/T Side - Reconnection


1.

Install the shift cable holder (A).


2.

Install the control lever (B) over the selector control shaft (C).


3.

Install the lock bolt (D) using a new lock washer (E).


4.

Bend the lock tab (F) of the lock washer against the bolt head.


5.

Secure the control lever with a new lock washer (G) and the lock bolt (H), then bend the lock tab of the lock washer against the bolt head.


32. Shift Cable Cover (A/T)

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1.

Install the shift cable cover (A).


33. Exhaust Pipe A (Except CVT)

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1.

Install exhaust pipe A. Use new gaskets (B) and new self-locking nuts (C).


34. Lower The Vehicle On The Lift

1.

Lower the vehicle on the lift.


35. Heater Hose - Reconnection, Engine Side

1.

Connect the heater hoses (A).


36. Bulkhead - Temporary Remove

1.

Remove the front bulkhead.


37. A/C Compressor Assembly - Move


1.

Install the A/C compressor (A).


2.

Connect the connector.


3.

Install the harness clamp.


38. Drive Belt


1.

Move the auto-tensioner (A) counterclockwise.


2.

Install the drive belt (B).


39. Radiator Assembly

1.

Install the radiator.


2.

Connect the upper radiator hose.



3.

Connect the ECT sensor 2 connector (A).


4.

Install the clamp (B).


5.

Connect the ATF cooler hoses (C) and the lower radiator hose (D).


6.

Without ATF warmer: Connect the ATF cooler hose.


40. Engine Undercover

1.

Install the engine undercover (A).


41. Splash Shield

1.

Install the splash shield (A).


42. Bulkhead - Installation

1.

Install the bulkhead (A).



2.

Install the harness clamps (A).


3.

Connect the connectors (B).


43. Radiator Mounting Bracket, Upper Both

1.

Install the radiator mount upper bracket/cushion (A), and the brackets (B).


44. Front Grille Cover

1.

Install the front bumper upper duct (A).


2.

Install the front grille cover (A).


45. Slave Cylinder

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1.

Apply a light coat of super high temp urea grease (P/N 08798-9002) to the push rod (A) of the slave cylinder (B).


2.

Install the slave cylinder.


3.

Install the clutch line bracket (C).


NOTE: Be careful not to bend the clutch line.


46. Shift Cable Bracket


1.

Apply a light coat of silicone grease (P/N 08C30- B0234M) to the shift cable ends (A).


NOTE: Make sure not to get any silicone grease on the terminal part of the connectors and switches, especially if you have silicone grease on your hands or gloves.


2.

Connect the shift cable ends to the change lever assembly (B).


3.

Install the shift cable bracket (C).


4.

Install the lock pins (D).


47. Air Cleaner Bracket

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1.

Install the air cleaner bracket.


48. ECM/PCM


1.

Install the ECM/PCM (D).


2.

Connect ECM/PCM connectors A, B, and C.


NOTE: ECM/PCM connectors A, B, and C have symbols (A=□, B=△, C=○) embossed on them for identification.


3.

Install the cover (A).


49. Engine Wire Harness - Reconnection


1.

Connect the connectors.


2.

Install the harness clamp.



3.

Connect the cables.


4.

Install the harness clamp.


50. Intake Manifold Peripheral Assembly

1.

Connect the EVAP canister hose (A) and the brake booster vacuum hose (B).


51. Engine Cover

1.

Install the engine cover.


52. Under Cowl Panel

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1.

Install the under cowl panel (A).


53. Center Cowl Cover


1.

If necessary, install the hood rear seal (A).


2.

Connect the windshield washer tube (B).


3.

Install the center cowl cover (C).


54. Both Side Cowl Covers


1.

Install the side cowl cover (A).


2.

The left side is shown; repeat on the right side.


55. Wiper Arm Assembly

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NOTE: Set the wiper arms to the auto-stop position before installation.


1.

Install the wiper arms (A).


2.

Install the cowl top wiper covers (B).


56. Air Cleaner


1.

Install the harness clamp (A).


2.

Install the air cleaner (B).


3.

Connect the intake air duct (C).


57. Intake Air Pipe

1.

Install the intake air pipe.


58. Front Wheel

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1.

Install both front wheels.


NOTE: Before installing the wheel, clean the mating surfaces between the brake disc and the inside of the wheel.


59. Battery

1.

Install the battery (A) and the battery setting plate (B).


NOTE: Do not deform the battery setting plate by over-tightening the nuts.


60. Injector Base Fuel Feed Hose - Reconnection

1.

Connect the fuel feed hose.


61. Battery Terminal - Reconnection


NOTE: If the battery performs abnormally, test the battery.


1.

Clean the battery terminals.


2.

Connect the positive cable (A) to the battery.


NOTE: Always connect the positive side first.


3.

Connect the negative cable and the battery sensor (B) to the battery.


NOTE: To protect the battery sensor connector (C) from damage, do not hold it when installing the negative terminal.


4.

Apply multipurpose grease to the terminals to prevent corrosion.


62. HDS DLC - Connection


1.

Connect the HDS to the data link connector (DLC) (A) located under the driver's side of the dashboard.


2.

Turn the ignition switch to ON (II).


3.

Make sure the HDS communicates with the vehicle. If it does not communicate, go to the DLC circuit troubleshooting.


63. Fuel Pump On

1.

From the INSPECTION MENU of the HDS, select Fuel Pump ON.


NOTE: Pending or Confirmed DTC may be set during this procedure. Check for DTCs, and clear them as needed.


2.

Turn the ignition switch to LOCK (0).


64. Fuel Filler Cap

1.

Install the fuel fill cap.


65. Fuel Line Leak Check

1.

Turn the ignition switch to ON (II) (but do not operate the starter motor). The fuel pump runs for about 2 seconds, and fuel pressure rises. Repeat this two or three times, then make sure there are no fuel leaks.


66. Engine Oil - Replacement

1.

Refill the engine with the recommended engine oil.


Except K24Z7 engine

Capacity

At Oil Change:

3.5 L (3.7 US qt)

At Oil Change including Filter:

3.7 L (3.9 US qt)

After Engine Overhaul:

4.5 L (4.8 US qt)


K24Z7 engine

Capacity

At Oil Change:

4.0 L (4.2 US qt)

At Oil Change including Filter:

4.2 L (4.4 US qt)

After Engine Overhaul:

5.3 L (5.6 US qt)


67. MTF Replacement (M/T)



1.

Remove the filler plug (A) and the sealing washer (B).


2.

Refill the transmission with MTF to the proper level (C). Always use Honda Manual Transmission Fluid (MTF).


Manual Transmission Fluid Capacity

Except K24Z7 engine:

 

1.4 L (1.5 US qt) at fluid change

 

1.6 L (1.7 US qt) at overhaul

K24Z7 engine:

 

1.9 L (2.0 US qt) at fluid change

 

2.0 L (2.1 US qt) at overhaul


3.

Reinstall the filler plug with a new sealing washer.


68. ATF Replacement (A/T)

1.

Remove the ATF dipstick (yellow loop) (A), and wipe it with a clean cloth.


2.

Refill the transmission with the recommended fluid through the dipstick hole (A) to bring the fluid level between the upper mark and the lower mark of the dipstick. Always use Honda automatic transmission fluid (ATF) ATF DW-1. Using a non-Honda ATF can affect shift quality.


Automatic Transmission Fluid Capacity:

 

2.4 L (2.5 US qt) at change

 

5.75 L (6.08 US qt) at overhaul



3.

Insert the ATF dipstick (A) back into the dipstick hole.


4.

Remove the dipstick.


5.

Make sure the fluid level is between the upper mark (B) and the lower mark (C) on the dipstick.


6.

Insert the dipstick back into the dipstick hole.


69. Manual Transmission After Install - Check

1.

Check that the transmission shifts into all gears smoothly.


70. AT Transmission After Install - Check

1.

Move the shift lever to each gear, and verify that the A/T gear position indicator follows the transmission range switch.


71. Radiator Coolant - Replacement

1.

Follow the chart and pour coolant into the radiator up to the base of the filler neck.


NOTE:

Use Honda Long Life Antifreeze/Coolant Type 2, and if necessary add Honda Extreme Cold Weather Antifreeze/Coolant Type 2 (concentrate). Using a non-Honda coolant can result in corrosion, causing the cooling system to malfunction or fail.

Honda Long Life Antifreeze/Coolant Type 2 is a mixture of 50 % antifreeze and 50 % water. Honda Extreme Cold Weather Antifreeze/Coolant Type 2 is a 100 % concentration coolant. Do not add water to either coolant.

If the vehicle is regularly driven in very low temperatures (below -22 °F ( -30 °C)), a 60 % concentration of coolant should be used.


Operation

Vehicle Usage (Desired Mixture)

Current Mixture

Coolant Drain

Add Amount of Honda Extreme Cold Weather Antifreeze/Coolant Type 2 (100 % concentrate)

Then add Honda Long Life Antifreeze/Coolant Type 2 (50/50)

Coolant Change

Normal Area (50/50)

50/50
60/40
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Drain radiator, engine block, and reservoir

None

Top off the cooling system

Very Cold Area (60/40)

50/50
unknown

Drain radiator, engine block, and reservoir

About 1.3 L (44 fl oz)

60/40

About 1.2 L (41 fl oz)

Engine Overhaul

Normal Area (50/50)

-

-

None

Very Cold Area (60/40)

-

-

About 1.2 L (41 fl oz)

Coolant Winterizing

Very Cold Area (60/40)

50/50

Drain about 2.0 L (68 fl oz) from radiator

About 1.2 L (41 fl oz)

unknown*

Drain radiator, engine block, and reservoir


*: When you want to winterize the coolant with the minimum amount of coolant change but the current coolant concentration in the vehicle is unknown, you must drain all coolant from the cooling system.


Engine Coolant Capacities (Including the coolant reservoir capacity of 0.475 L (0.1255 US gal))


Except K24Z7 engine

 

Manufacturer

Capacity

At Coolant Change

DENSO

5.59 L (1.477 US gal)

TRAD

5.50 L (1.453 US gal)

After Engine Overhaul (M/T)

DENSO

6.42 L (1.696 US gal)

TRAD

6.33 L (1.672 US gal)

After Engine Overhaul (A/T)

DENSO

6.56 L (1.732 US gal)

TRAD

6.47 L (1.709 US gal)

After Engine Overhaul (CVT)

DENSO

6.52 L (1.722 US gal)

TRAD

6.43 L (1.699 US gal)


Engine Coolant Capacities (Including the coolant reservoir capacity of 0.475 L (0.1255 US gal))


K24Z7 engine

 

Capacity

At Coolant Change

5.5 L (1.45 US gal)

After Engine Overhaul

6.7 L (1.78 US gal)


72. Engine Installation After Install - Check (A/T)

1.

Check for fluid leaks.


73. Warm Up The Engine Wait Few Minutes

1.

Park the vehicle on level ground, and start the engine. Hold the engine speed at 3,000 rpm with no load (in neutral (M/T model) or P or N (A/T model) ) until the radiator fan comes on, then turn off the engine, and wait more than 3 minute.


74. ATF Level Check



1.

Remove the ATF dipstick (yellow loop) (A), and wipe it with a clean cloth.


2.

Insert the dipstick into the transmission.


3.

Remove the dipstick, and check the ATF level. It should be between the upper mark (B) and the lower mark (C).


75. Idle Speed - Inspection

1.

Check the idle speed without electrical load: headlights, blower fan, radiator fan, and air conditioner off.


Idle speed should be:


USA and Canada models: 720±50 rpm (A/T in P or N, M/T in neutral)


Mexico models: 710±50 rpm (A/T in P or N, M/T in neutral)


2.

Let the engine idle for 1 minute with high electric load (A/C switch on, temperature set to max cool, blower fan on High, and headlights on high beam).


Idle speed should be:


USA and Canada models: 720±50 rpm (A/T in P or N, M/T in neutral)


Mexico models: 710±50 rpm (A/T in P or N, M/T in neutral)


NOTE: If the idle speed is not within specification, do the ECM/PCM idle learn procedure. If the idle speed is still not within specification, go to symptom troubleshooting.


76. CKP Pattern Clear/CKP Pattern Learn

1.

Select CRANK PATTERN in the ADJUSTMENT MENU with the HDS.


2.

Select CRANK PATTERN CLEAR, and clear the CKP pattern.


3.

Select CRANK PATTERN LEARNING with the HDS, and follow the screen prompts.


77. Ignition Timing - Inspection


1.

Jump the SCS line with the HDS.


2.

Connect the timing light to the No. 1 ignition coil harness.



3.

Aim the light toward the pointer (A) on the cam chain case. Check the ignition timing under a no load condition (headlights, blower fan, rear window defogger, and air conditioner are turned off).


Ignition Timing

8±2 ° BTDC (RED mark (B)) at idle


4.

If the ignition timing differs from the specification, check the camshaft timing. If the camshaft timing is OK, update the ECM/PCM if it does not have the latest software, or substitute a known-good ECM/PCM, then recheck. If the system works properly, and the ECM/PCM was substituted, replace the original ECM/PCM.


5.

Disconnect the HDS and the timing light.


78. Pre-Alignment Checks

For proper inspection and adjustment of the wheel alignment, do these checks:


1.

Release the parking brake to avoid an incorrect measurement.


2.

Make sure the suspension is not modified.


3.

Make sure the fuel tank is full, and that the tire repair kit, the spare tire, the jack, and the tools are in place on the vehicle.


4.

Check the tire size and tire pressure according to tire information.


79. Caster - Inspection

Use commercially available computerized four wheel alignment equipment to measure wheel alignment (caster, camber, toe, and turning angle). Follow the equipment manufacturer's instructions.


1.

Check the caster angle.


USA and Canada models

Caster angle:

 

Except Si:

5 ° 19 ’±30 ’

 

Si (Without 18 inch wheel):

5 ° 22 ’±30 ’

 

Si (With 18 inch wheel):

5 ° 15 ’±30 ’


Mexico models

Caster angle:

 

Without 18 inch wheel:

5 ° 10 ’±30 ’

 

With 18 inch wheel:

5 ° 6 ’±30 ’


If the measurement is within specifications, measure the front camber angle.

If the measurement is not within specifications, check for bent or damaged suspension components.


80. Camber - Inspection

Use commercially available computerized four wheel alignment equipment to measure wheel alignment (caster, camber, toe, and turning angle). Follow the equipment manufacturer's instructions.


1.

Check the camber angle.


USA and Canada models

Camber angle:

 

Except Si:

   

Front:

0 ° 00 ’±30 ’

   

Rear:

-0 ° 45 ’±45 ’

 

Si (Without 18 inch wheel):

   

Front:

-0 ° 04 ’±30 ’

   

Rear:

-0 ° 52 ’±45 ’

 

Si (With 18 inch wheel):

   

Front:

-0 ° 18 ’±30 ’

   

Rear:

-0 ° 45 ’±45 ’

(Maximum difference between the front right and left side: 0 ° 45 ’)


Mexico models

Camber angle:

 

Front:

0 ° 20 ’±30 ’

 

Rear:

-0 ° 22 ’±45 ’

(Maximum difference between the front right and left side: 0 ° 45 ’)


If the measurement is within specification, measure the toe-in.

If the measurement for the front camber is not within the specification, go to front camber adjustment.

If the measurement for the rear camber is not within the specification, check for bent or damaged suspension components.


81. Front Toe - Inspection

Use commercially available computerized four wheel alignment equipment to measure wheel alignment (caster, camber, toe, and turning angle). Follow the equipment manufacturer's instructions.


1.

Set the steering column to the middle tilt position and telescopic positions.


2.

Center the steering wheel spokes, and install a steering wheel holder tool.


3.

Check the toe with the wheels pointed straight ahead.


Front toe-in: 0±2 mm (0±0.08 in)

If adjustment is required, go to the front toe adjustment.

If no adjustment is required, remove the alignment equipment.


82. Turning Angle - Inspection


Use commercially available computerized four wheel alignment equipment to measure wheel alignment (caster, camber, toe, and turning angle). Follow the equipment manufacturer's instructions.


Except '12 models


1.

Turn the wheel right and left while applying the brake, and measure the turning angle of both wheels.


USA and Canada models

Turning angle:

 

Except Si:

   

Inward:

38 ° 30 ’±2 °

   

Outward (reference):

30 ° 47 ’±1 °

 

Si (Without 18 inch wheel):

   

Inward:

38 ° 22 ’±2 °

   

Outward (reference):

30 ° 41 ’±1 °

 

Si (With 18 inch wheel):

   

Inward:

36 ° 33 ’±2 °

   

Outward (reference):

29 ° 53 ’±1 °


Mexico models

Turning angle:

 

Without 18 inch wheel:

   

Inward:

39 ° 12 ’±2 °

   

Outward (reference):

31 ° 14 ’±1 °

 

With 18 inch wheel:

   

Inward:

36 ° 58 ’±2 °

   

Outward (reference):

30 ° 16 ’±1 °


2.

If the measurement is not within the specifications, even up both sides of the tie-rod threaded section length while adjusting the front toe.


3.

If it is correct, but the turning angle is not within the specifications, check for bent or damaged suspension components.



'12 models


1.

Turn the wheel right and left while applying the brake, and measure the turning angle of both wheels.


USA and Canada models

Turning angle:

 

Except Si:

   

Inward:

38 ° 43 ’±2 °

   

Outward (reference):

30 ° 55 ’±1 °

 

Si:

   

Inward:

38 ° 36 ’±2 °

   

Outward (reference):

30 ° 49 ’±1 °


Mexico models

Turning angle:

 

Inward:

39 ° 15 ’±2 °

 

Outward (reference):

31 ° 21 ’±1 °


2.

If the measurement is not within the specifications, even up both sides of the tie-rod threaded section length while adjusting the front toe.


3.

If it is correct, but the turning angle is not within the specifications, check for bent or damaged suspension components.


83. VSA Sensor Neutral Position - Memorization

1.

Park the vehicle on a flat and level surface, with the steering wheel in the straight ahead position.


2.

Select VSA ADJUSTMENT, then select ALL SENSORS with the HDS, and follow the screen prompts.


NOTE: See the HDS Help menu for specific instructions.


84. Steering Angle Sensor Neutral Position - Clear

1.

Select EPS ADJUSTMENT, then select EPS STEERING ANGLE SENSOR VALUE CLEAR and follow the screen prompts on the HDS.


NOTE: See the HDS Help menu for specific instructions.


85. Maintenance Minder Reset

1.

After doing all procedures, select the individual maintenance item you wish to reset with the HDS..


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