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Fig. 257: Identifying Exhaust Pipe Nuts And Gaskets With Torque Specifications
Courtesy of AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO., INC.

6. Refill the transfer assembly with transfer fluid (hypoid gear oil), if necessary (see TRANSFER

ASSEMBLY FLUID REPLACEMENT ).

7. Refill the transmission with ATF (see step 6 ).

TRANSMISSION REMOVAL

Special Tools Required

Engine support hanger, A and Reds AAR-T-12566

Engine hanger balancer bar VSB02C000019

Front subframe adapter VSB02C000016

These special tools are available through the Acura Tool and Equipment Program 1-888-424-6857.

1. Make sure you have the anti-theft codes for the audio system and the navigation system. Make sure the

ignition switch is in LOCK (0).

2. Remove the covers in the following order: battery trim (A), left upper fender trim (B), cowl cover upper

trim (C), right upper fender trim (D), upper grille cover (E), and intake manifold cover (F).

NOTE:

Use fender covers to avoid damaging painted surfaces.

Special tool Reds engine support hanger AAR-T-12566 must be used with
the side engine mount installed.

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Fig. 258: Identifying Battery Trim, Cowl Cover Upper Trim, Upper Grille Cover And Intake
Manifold Cover

Courtesy of AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO., INC.

3. Remove the windshield wiper arms (see WIPER MOTOR REPLACEMENT ) and cowl cover (see

WIPER MOTOR REPLACEMENT ).

4. Disconnect the support strut from the pivot ball on both sides (bolted to the hood). Raise and secure the

hood in a vertical position. Remove the right side pivot ball and install it into the lower threaded hole,
then reattach the support strut.

Fig. 259: [Removing Right Side Pivot Ball]
Courtesy of AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO., INC.

5. Set the wheels in the straight ahead position, and lock the steering wheel.

6. Drain the power steering system fluid from the reservoir (see FLUID CHECK/REPLACEMENT ).

NOTE:

Do not attempt to close the hood with the support strut in the vertical
position; it will damage the support strut and the hood.

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7. Make sure the ignition switch is in LOCK (0). Disconnect the negative terminal from the battery, then

disconnect the positive terminal.

8. Remove the battery hold-down bracket, and remove the battery cover, battery, and battery tray.

9. Remove the air cleaner (see AIR CLEANER REMOVAL/INSTALLATION ).

10. Remove the battery base.

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

12. Remove the splash shield.

13. Remove the drain plug (A), and drain the automatic transmission fluid (ATF).

Fig. 260: Identifying Drain Plug And Sealing Washer With Torque Specifications
Courtesy of AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO., INC.

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

15. Remove the strut brace.

Fig. 261: Identifying Strut Brace
Courtesy of AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO., INC.

16. Disconnect the steering joint (see STEERING COLUMN REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION ).

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17. Remove the power steering pump outlet line (A) from the power steering pump, and remove the hose (B)

from its clamp (C).

Fig. 262: Identifying Power Steering Pump Outlet Line, Hose And Clamp
Courtesy of AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO., INC.

18. Disconnect the power steering pressure switch connector.

Fig. 263: Identifying Power Steering Pressure Switch Connector
Courtesy of AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO., INC.

19. Remove the starter cables (A) from the starter, and remove the harness clamp (B) from the clamp bracket

(C).

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