The next day I took it to work and the give was greater. Thanks for all the help. No specifics as to exactly what is wrong. It won't climb hills well at all. Finally after a consumer demonstration in California and coverage by the local media, Honda issued a Honda service bulletin 08-020 that replaces the defective transmission parts. Issue kept going on for a few days till I took to a Transmission specialist which educated me and provided me with knowledge about transmissions and how they work.
The dealership continues to tell me they can't find a problem with the car. I limped the car home. This time they found the issue to be the reverse gear fork. However, when the hub sleeve is broken or is tightened excessively then, it causes manual transmission hard to shift. I babied the car home and checked the fluid. The scariest part of this whole situation was that I was going to put my 16 year old daughter in this car.
Second most complaint about car in the history of carcomplaints. I ran it in my gsr trans that had a quaife lsd 75w90 weight as recommended by quafe so i dont know if it would be good to run in a trans with a stock diff. Probably way overdue for a clutch. But damn clutches are an expensive repair. Hopefully someone can help First off, I've spent an hour searching for this issue and only found one post somewhat similar and the only opinion was that it could be the pressure plate, so I wanted to see what everyone thought about this.
The Accord's transmission is generally reliable, but not bulletproof. With one small, it accepts the hub sleeve engagement with synchronization ring. I'm going to be having mine swapped out with new ones when the short shifter is installed, so I'll certainly know then if it was the bushings or not. I took the car to Precision Auto Repair in Pleasanton. The light was blinking green in drive. The location where this oil comes out, is also where the clutch is located. So, next time whenever you encounter such symptoms consult the nearest service station to maintain the vehicle.
Reassemble the bushings, shims, and washers on the cross-member. For us it was cheaper to do the fix. First off, I've spent an hour searching for this issue and only found one post somewhat similar and the only opinion was that it could be the pressure plate, so I wanted to see what everyone thought about this. The 5th generation bracket has the brake switch on the opposite arm. But moving away from the S2000 problems we come to the released in 2003 for the first time with a 6 speed manual. The complaints range from gear grinds, difficulty shifting, and loss of gears all together.
It's presently sitting in the driveway, waiting for a fix, which has yet to be determined what it will be. So, before the flatbed arrived, I put it in reverse and started the car. I just want to drive the car to the shop, but it is a long way to go in first gear. Within this cover, the clutch plate, the pressure plate, and a diaphragm spring spin along with the flywheel which creates inertia in order to engage gears. When the gear damages, it starts causing transmission shifting issue. However, many of these word-heavy explanations can be confusing and contradictory.
I was almost broad sided. I suspect at this point Honda does not fully understand the safety hazard this is causing myself and the passenger of the vehicle. The owner suspected it may just need to be broken in further. A little jump, then the car was fine. Honda refuses to cover anything, I am a single mom with 2 children and cannot afford 6K to put a new transmission.
I was especially frustrated because I suspected there was something wrong with this transmission from day one. Ended up getting Transmission rebuilt since it was something internal 1700. Then, route it to a rubber line connected the banjo bolt. I took the car to Precision Auto Repair in Pleasanton. I was on my way home last night and it was only about 72 degrees out but anyways, as I'm driving, the car acted like it went in neutral and started ti high rev on me. Remove hose clamps highlighted in yellow of the air intake assembly. The first half mile of my way there went without issues, the car shifted fine.
Vehicle was serviced 3 times. If the flush and bleed doesn't do much then maybe I'll replace the slave and master cylinders. Saw another 3Geez with a site sticker around the corner a couple months ago. Leaving the clutch pedal depressed while stationary stops the gears from rotating and the oil will drip down off the gear teeth. The pedal is not really soft but I still have to press it all the way down and sometime pump it. One of the best ways to keep your manual transmission system fresh is by operating it correctly, Douglas says.
Once it let me shift into first it was fine the rest of the day. The big difference is the clutch is 100 times harder to get to. I bought this in 2007- no more Honda's! Because there are no visual leaks. I didn't even say a word. I put my Focus through soooo much abuse and it never stopped! It drove fine in first gear to get the car home. There is an adjustment nut on the clutch actuator lever on the front of the transmission.