How to Replace a Transmission on a Honda Accord

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How to Replace a Transmission on a Honda Accord
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To remove the transmission from a Honda Accord, you will need to have some basic knowledge of the car. The transmission is under the Accord, connected to the engine by a number of bolts. The securing bolt will need to be remove along with numerous wires and lines. Removing the transmission yourself will save you money and time.

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Things you need

  • Ramp lifts
  • Drain pan
  • Ratchet set
  • Pliers
  • Wrench

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  1. 1

    Drive the front end of the Honda Accord onto ramp lifts. Look under the Accord and locate the transmission. Place the drain pan under the drain plug on the transmission. Remove the plug using the ratchet set. Allow the transmission fluid to drain completely into the drain pan.

  2. 2

    Remove the starter on the side of the transmission next to the engine by removing the mounting bolts and disconnecting the wires.

  3. 3

    Remove the driveshaft from the transmission. The driveshaft is held in place on the differential with two bolts. Remove the bolts using the ratchet set. Disconnect the differential from the driveshaft and pull the driveshaft out of the transmission.

  4. 4

    Remove the speedometer cable and shift linkage from the transmission using pliers and a wrench to loosen the nuts, securing them to the transmission.

  5. 5

    Remove the flywheel bolts using the ratchet set. Pull the flywheel off the transmission. Remove the bolts that connect the bell housing to the transmission. Remove the bell housing from the transmission.

  6. 6

    Place the jack under the transmission. Raise the jack to support the weight of the transmission. Remove the bolts connecting the transmission to the engine using the ratchet set. Lower the jack and pull the transmission away from the Honda Accord.

  7. 7

    Connect the new transmission in the exact opposite way that you disconnected the transmission from the Honda Accord.

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