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Honda Civic Service Manual: Right Front Driveshaft Dynamic Damper Removal and Installation

Honda Civic Service Manual / Powertrain / Driveline / Driveshafts / Right Front Driveshaft Dynamic Damper Removal and Installation

1. Vehicle Lift

1.

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


2. Tire and Wheel-Removal, Front Right

12x1mm

1.

Remove the right front wheel.


3. Driveshaft Spindle Nut, Front Right


1.

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


2.

Remove the spindle nut.


4. Engine Undercover

1.

Remove the engine undercover (A).


5. MTF Replacement (M/T -Without Intermediate Shaft)


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.


6. ATF Replacement (A/T -Without Intermediate Shaft)


1.

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


2.

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


7. Right Lower Ball Joint Lower Arm Side Disconnection


1.

Remove the flange bolt (A).


2.

Remove the flange nuts (B).


3.

Disconnect the lower ball joint (C) from the lower arm.


8. Driveshaft Front Right - Disconnection, Outboard Side

1.

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


2.

Pull the knuckle outward, and separate the outboard joint from the front hub.


9. Right Front Driveshaft Inboard Side - Disconnection (With Intermediate Shaft)

1.

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


NOTE: Do not pull on the driveshaft or the inboard joint may come apart.


2.

Remove the set ring (A).


10. Right Front Driveshaft Inboard Side - Disconnection (Without Intermediate Shaft)

1.

Pry the inboard joint (A) from the differential using a pry bar.


NOTE:

Do not pull on the driveshaft 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 using the pry bar.


2.

Remove the set ring (A).


11. Front Inboard Joint, Right

Welded type


Double loop type


Low profile type


Ear clamp type

1.

Remove the boot bands.


NOTE: Be careful not to damage the boot.

If the boot band is a welded type (A), cut the boot band.

If the boot band is a double loop type (B), lift up the band end (C), and push it into the clip (D).

If the boot band is a low profile type (E), pinch the boot band using commercially available boot band pliers (F).

If the boot band is an ear clamp type (G), lift up the three tabs (H) using a flat-tipped screwdriver.



2.

Make marks (A) on each roller (B) and the inboard joint (C) to identify the locations of the rollers to the grooves in the inboard joint.


NOTE: Do not engrave or scribe any marks on the rolling surfaces.


3.

Remove the inboard joint on a clean shop towel (D).


NOTE: Be careful not to drop the rollers when separating them from the inboard joint.



4.

Japan-produced: Make marks (A) on the spider (B) that match the marks on the rollers.


NOTE: Do not engrave or scribe any marks on the rolling surfaces.


5.

Japan-produced: Remove the rollers.


6.

Japan-produced: Make marks (C) on the spider and the driveshaft (D) to identify the position of the spider on the shaft.


7.

Japan-produced: Make a mark (A) on the driveshaft (B) at the same level as the spider end.



8.

Japan-produced: Support the spider (A) on a bench vise (B).


9.

Japan-produced: Remove the driveshaft (C) from the spider using the 20 mm pilot and the 15 x 135L driver handle.


NOTE: Do not directly hit the driveshaft with the hammer.


10.

Japan-produced: Remove the circlip (A).



11.

North America-produced: Make marks (A) on the spider (B) that match the marks on the rollers.


NOTE: Do not engrave or scribe any marks on the rolling surfaces.


12.

North America-produced: Remove the rollers.


13.

North America-produced: Remove the circlip (C).


14.

North America-produced: Make marks (D) on the spider and the driveshaft (E) to identify the position of the spider on the shaft.


15.

North America-produced: Remove the spider.


NOTE: If necessary, use a commercially available bearing puller while being careful not to damage the spider.


12. Front Inboard Boot, Right


1.

Wrap the splines on the driveshaft with vinyl tape (A) to prevent damaging the inboard boot.


2.

Remove the inboard boot.


NOTE: Be careful not to damage the boot.


13. Dynamic Damper, Right

Welded type


Double loop type


Low profile type


Ear clamp type

1.

Remove the dynamic damper bands.


NOTE: Be careful not to damage the dynamic damper.

If the dynamic damper band is a welded type (A), cut the dynamic damper band.

If the dynamic damper band is a double loop type (B), lift up the band end (C), and push it into the clip (D).

If the dynamic damper band is a low profile type (E), pinch the dynamic damper band using commercially available boot band pliers (F).

If the dynamic damper band is an ear clamp type (G), lift up the three tabs (H) using a flat-tipped screwdriver.


Dynamic damper type 1


Dynamic damper type 2

2.

Remove the dynamic damper (A).


NOTE: Refer to the Exploded View in the Front Driveshaft Disassembly and Reassembly, as needed, during this procedure.


1. Dynamic Damper, Right

Dynamic damper type 1


Dynamic damper type 2


1.

Ear clamp type: Install a new ear clamp band.


2.

Install the dynamic damper (A).


NOTE: Be careful not to swap the dynamic dampers. Check the type of the dynamic damper by its shape.


Dynamic damper type

Model

Factory

Type

M/T

Japan-produced

2

North America-produced

1

A/T

Japan-produced

1

North America-produced

1


Dynamic damper type 1


Dynamic damper type 2

3.

Adjust the specified distance (A) between the outboard joint side and the dynamic damper edge.


NOTE: Check the type of the dynamic damper by its shape.


Dynamic damper position

Model

Factory

Type

Specified Length (A)

M/T

Japan-produced

2

275.5-280.5 mm
(10.846-11.043 in)

North America-produced

1

293-297 mm
(11.54-11.69 in)

A/T

Japan-produced

1

320.5-325.5 mm
(12.618-12.815 in)

North America-produced

1

318-322 mm
(12.52-12.68 in)



4.

Install new dynamic damper bands.


For the double loop type, go to step 5.

For the low profile type, go to step 16.

For the ear clamp type, go to step 20.


5.

Install a new double loop band (A) onto the dynamic damper (B).


NOTE: Pass the end of the double loop band through the clip (C) twice in the direction of the forward rotation of the driveshaft.


6.

Pull up the slack in the band by hand.


7.

Mark a line (A) on the band 10-14 mm (0.39-0.55 in) from the clip (B).



8.

Thread the free end of the band through the nose section of the commercially available boot band tool (KD-3191 or equivalent) (A).


9.

Into the slot on the winding mandrel (B).


10.

Using a wrench on the winding mandrel of the boot band tool, tighten the band until the marked line (C) on the band meets the edge of the clip.



11.

Lift up the boot band tool to bend the free end of the band 90 degrees to the clip.


12.

Center-punch the clip.


13.

Fold over the remaining tail onto the clip.


14.

Unwind the boot band tool, and cut off the excess free end of the band to leave a 5-10 mm (0.20-0.39 in) tail protruding from the clip.


15.

Bend the band end (A) by tapping it down using a hammer.


NOTE:

Make sure the band and the clip do not interfere with anything on the vehicle, and the band does not move.

Clean any grease remaining on the surrounding surfaces.



16.

Install a new low profile band (A) onto the dynamic damper (B).


17.

Hook the tab (C) of the band.



18.

Check the hook portion of the band using commercially available boot band pliers (A).


19.

Hook the tabs (B) of the band.


20.

Close the ear portion (A) of the band using a commercially available boot band clamp tool (Kent-Moore J-35910 or equivalent) (B).


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21.

Check the clearance between the closed ear portion of the band. If the clearance is not within the standard, close the ear portion of the band tighter.


2. Front Inboard Boot, Right


1.

Ear clamp type: Install a new ear clamp band (A).


2.

Install the inboard boot.


NOTE: Be careful not to damage the inboard boot.


3.

Remove the vinyl tape (B).


3. Front Inboard Joint, Right

1.

Japan-produced: Install a new circlip (A).


2.

Japan-produced: Insert the driveshaft (A) into the spider (B) until the circlip (C) is close to the spider.


NOTE: Install the spider onto the driveshaft by aligning the marks you made on the spider and the end of the driveshaft.


3.

Japan-produced: Pick up the driveshaft and the spider, and tap or hit the assembly onto a hard surface from a height of about 10 cm (3.9 in).



4.

Japan-produced: Securely clamp the driveshaft (A) in the bench vise with wood blocks (B).


5.

Japan-produced: Drive on the spider (C) using the 41.8 mm oil seal driver.


6.

Japan-produced: Check the alignment of the paint mark (A) you made with the spider end.


To avoid driveshaft and vehicle damage, the shaft must be all the way into the spider to ensure the circlip is properly seated.



7.

North America-produced: Install the spider (A) onto the driveshaft by aligning the marks (B) you made on the spider and the end of the driveshaft.


8.

North America-produced: Install a new circlip (C).


9.

North America-produced: Always rotate the circlip in its groove to make sure it is fully seated.


10.

Fit the rollers (A) onto the spider (B) as shown, and note these items:


Reinstall the rollers in their original positions on the spider by aligning the marks (C) you made.

Hold the driveshaft pointed up to prevent the rollers from falling off.


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11.

Pack the inboard joint with the joint grease included in the new inboard boot set.


Grease quantity Inboard joint:

Model

Factory

Quantity

M/T

Japan-produced

100-110 g
(3.53-3.88 oz)

North America-produced

112-132 g
(3.95-4.66 oz)

A/T

Japan-produced

90-100 g
(3.17-3.53 oz)

North America-produced

125-135 g
(4.41-4.76 oz)


12.

Fit the inboard joint onto the driveshaft, and note these items:


Reinstall the inboard joint onto the driveshaft by aligning the marks (A) you made on the inboard joint and the rollers.

Hold the driveshaft so the inboard joint is pointing up to prevent it from falling off.


13.

Fit the boot ends (A) onto the driveshaft (B) and the inboard joint (C).


M/T


A/T

14.

Adjust the length (A) of the driveshafts in the figure as shown, then adjust the boots to halfway between full compression and full extension. Bleed excess air from the boots by inserting a flat-tipped screwdriver between the boot and the joint.


Driveshaft length

Model

Factory

Specified length (A)

M/T

Japan-produced

487-492 mm
(19.17-19.37 in)

North America-produced

493-498 mm
(19.41-19.61 in)

A/T

Japan-produced

804-809 mm
(31.65-31.85 in)

North America-produced

802.3-807.3 mm
(31.587-31.783 in)



15.

Install new boot bands.


For the double loop type, go to step 16.

For the low profile type, go to step 27.

For the ear clamp type, go to step 31.


16.

Install a new double loop band (A) onto the boot (B).


NOTE: Pass the end of the double loop band through the clip (C) twice in the direction of the forward rotation of the driveshaft.


17.

Pull up the slack in the band by hand.


18.

Mark a line (A) on the band 10-14 mm (0.39-0.55 in) from the clip (B).



19.

Thread the free end of the band through the nose section of the commercially available boot band tool (KD-3191 or equivalent) (A).


20.

Into the slot on the winding mandrel (B).


21.

Using a wrench on the winding mandrel of the boot band tool, tighten the band until the marked line (C) on the band meets the edge of the clip.



22.

Lift up the boot band tool to bend the free end of the band 90 degrees to the clip.


23.

Center-punch the clip.


24.

Fold over the remaining tail onto the clip.


25.

Unwind the boot band tool, and cut off the excess free end of the band to leave a 5-10 mm (0.20-0.39 in) tail protruding from the clip.


26.

Bend the band end (A) by tapping it down using a hammer.


NOTE:

Make sure the band and the clip do not interfere with anything on the vehicle, and the band does not move.

Clean any grease remaining on the surrounding surfaces.



27.

Install a new low profile band (A) onto the boot (B).


28.

Hook the tab (C) of the band.



29.

Check the hook portion of the band using commercially available boot band pliers (A).


30.

Hook the tabs (B) of the band.


31.

Close the ear portion (A) of the band using a commercially available boot band clamp tool (Kent-Moore J-35910 or equivalent) (B).


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32.

Check the clearance between the closed ear portion of the band. If the clearance is not within the standard, close the ear portion of the band tighter.


4. Right Front Driveshaft Inboard Side - Reconnection (Without Intermediate Shaft)

1.

Install a new set ring (A).



2.

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


NOTE: Do not wash the rubber parts with solvent.


3.

Dry the areas where the driveshaft contacts the differential thoroughly with compressed air.


4.

Insert the inboard end (A) of the driveshaft into the differential (B) until the set ring (C) locks in the groove (D).


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


5. Right Front Driveshaft Inboard Side - Reconnection (With Intermediate Shaft)

1.

Install a new set ring (A).


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2.

Apply 0.5-1.0 g (0.018-0.035 oz) of super high temp urea grease (P/N 08798-9002) to the whole splined surface (A) of the right driveshaft.


3.

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


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4.

Insert the inboard end (A) of the driveshaft onto the intermediate shaft (B) until the set ring (C) locks in the groove (D).


6. Driveshaft Front Right - Reconnection, Outboard Side

1.

Apply about 5 g (0.18 oz) of moly 60 paste (P/N 08734-0001) to the contact area (A) of the outboard joint and the front wheel bearing.


NOTE: The paste helps to prevent noise and vibration.


2.

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


7. Right Lower Ball Joint Lower Arm Side Reconnection

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1.

Connect the lower ball joint (A) to the lower arm.


2.

Install new flange nuts and a new flange bolt in the sequence shown.


8. Driveshaft Spindle Nut, Front Right

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1.

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


2.

Install the spindle nut.


3.

Use a drift to stake the spindle nut shoulder (B) against the driveshaft.


9. Tire and Wheel-Installation, Front Right

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1.

Install the right front wheel.


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


10. Driveshaft After Install Check

1.

Turn the wheel by hand, and make sure there is no interference between the driveshaft and surrounding parts.


11. ATF Replacement (A/T -Without Intermediate Shaft)

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.


12. MTF Replacement (M/T -Without Intermediate Shaft)



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.


13. Engine Undercover

1.

Install the engine undercover (A).


14. 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.


15. 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.


16. 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.


17. 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.


18. 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.


19. Test Drive

1.

Test-drive the vehicle.


20. Maintenance Minder Reset (Without Intermediate Shaft)

1.

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


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