Honda HR-V Owners & Service Manuals

Honda HR-V: CVT Transmission Removal and Installation (CVT)

*: Available through the Honda Tool and Equipment Program 888-424-6857.

Special Tools Required

Universal Lifting Eyelet 07AAKSNAA120

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Engine Support Hanger, A and Reds AAR-T1256*

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*: Available through the Honda Tool and Equipment Program 888-424-6857.

Exploded View

1. Transmission Assembly Mounting Bolt - Exploded View

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Fig. 4: Exploded View Of Transmission Assembly Mounting Bolt With Torque Specifications

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Removal

NOTE:

  • Use fender covers to avoid damaging painted surfaces.
  • Keep all foreign particles out of the transmission.
  • Special tool Reds engine support hanger AAR-T1256 must be used with the side engine mount installed.

1. Vehicle - Lift Set

  1. Set the vehicle on a lift.

2. Engine Undercover - Remove (With 2WD)

3. Left Front Splash Shield - Remove

4. Engine - Warm Up

  1. Start the engine, and warm it up to normal operating temperature (the radiator fan comes on twice)
  2. Turn the engine off.

5. Transmission Fluid - Drain

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Fig. 5: Transmission Fluid Drain Plug With Torque Specifications

  1. Remove the drain plug (A) with the sealing washer (B), and drain the transmission fluid for at least 5 minutes.
    NOTE:
    • Remove metal particles from the magnetic surface of the drain plug.
    • Be careful not to burn yourself by the hot part.
  2. Reinstall the drain plug with a new sealing washer.

6. Vehicle - Lift Down

7. Steering Joint - Disconnect

NOTE: Hold the steering wheel with the steering wheel holder tool.

8. Front Wiper Arm - Remove

9. Cowl Cover - Remove

10. Front Grille Cover - Remove

11. Air Cleaner - Remove

12. 12 Volt Battery - Remove

13. Transmission Fluid Warmer - Remove

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  1. Remove the transmission fluid warmer (A) with the O-rings (B).

    NOTE: The transmission fluid warmer is aluminum part. Be careful not to damage the transmission fluid warmer.

  2. Put plastic bag over the transmission fluid warmer, then swing it out of the way.
  3. Remove the transmission fluid warmer strainer (C) with the O-ring (D).
  4. Clean the transmission fluid warmer strainer if necessary. Replace the transmission fluid warmer strainer, if it is clogged or damaged.

    NOTE:

    • Do not use compressed air to clean the transmission fluid warmer strainer.
    • Soak the transmission fluid warmer strainer thoroughly in transmission fluid.

14. Engine Wire Harness - Remove (Transmission Upper Side).

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  1. Remove the bolts (A)
  2. Disconnect these connectors (B).

15. Shift Cable (Transmission Side) - Remove

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  1. Remove the lock pin (A) and the control pin (B)
  2. Remove the shift cable bracket (C) and the shift cable end (D).

    NOTE: Do not bend the shift cable excessively.

16. Engine Wire Harness - Remove (Engine Side)

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  1. Remove the engine cover.

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  1. Remove the harness cover bolts (A).
  2. Remove the harness bracket (B).
  3. Remove the harness holder (C).
  4. Disconnect these connectors (D).

17. Universal Lifting Eyelet - Install

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  1. Remove the bolts (A), clamps (B) and move the harness holder (C).
  2. Remove the bracket (D).

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  1. Attach the universal lifting eyelet to the cylinder head.

18. Engine Support Hanger - Install

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  1. Install the engine support hanger as shown.

    NOTE: Be careful when working around the windshield.

  2. Attach the hook (A) to the slotted hole in the universal lifting eyelet.
  3. Tighten the wing nut (B) by hand, and lift and support the engine/transmission.

19. Upper Transmission Assembly Mounting Bolt - Remove

NOTE: Refer to the Exploded View as needed during this procedure.

20. Transmission Mount - Remove

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  1. Remove the ground cable (A).
  2. Remove the transmission mount (B).

21. Vehicle - Lift Up

22. Engine Wire Harness - Remove (Transmission Lower Side).

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  1. Disconnect these connectors (A).

    NOTE: To prevent damage, cover the solenoid wire harness connector (B) using a shop towel.

  2. Remove the harness clamp (C).

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23. Front Wheel - Remove (Both Sides)

24. Lower Stabilizer Link Ball Joint - Disconnect (Both Sides)

25. Lower Arm Ball Joint - Disconnect (Both Sides)

26. Tie-Rod End Ball Joint - Disconnect (Both Sides)

27. Propeller Shaft (Transfer Side) - Disconnect (With AWD)

28. Torque Converter Cover - Remove

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29. Torque Converter Bolt - Remove

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NOTE: There are eight torque converter bolts.

30. Torque Rod Mounting Bolt - Remove

2WD

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AWD

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31. Front Subframe - Remove

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  1. Support the front subframe with a transmission jack (A).

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  1. Remove the front subframe stay on both sides (A).

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  1. Remove the front subframe (A) carefully.
  2. Support the transmission with the transmission jack.

32. Torque Rod - Remove (With AWD)

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33. Driveshaft Inboard Joint - Disconnect (Both Sides)

NOTE: Secure both driveshafts to the body with nylon straps.

34. Intermediate Shaft - Remove

35. Lower Transmission Assembly Mounting Bolt - Remove

NOTE: Refer to the Exploded View as needed during this procedure.

36. Transmission - Remove

  1. Check once again that the transmission is free of hoses and electrical wiring.
  2. Lower the transmission by loosening the wing nut of the engine support hanger, and tilt the engine just enough for the transmission to clear its end from the side frame.
  3. Slide the transmission away from the engine, then remove the transmission from the vehicle.

    NOTE: Be careful not to drop the torque converter.

37. Dowel Pin - Remove

NOTE: Refer to the Exploded View as needed during this procedure.

38. Torque Converter - Remove

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  1. Remove the torque converter (A) with the O-ring (B).

39. Drive Plate - Inspect

Installation

NOTE:

  • Use fender covers to avoid damaging painted surfaces.
  • Keep all foreign particles out of the transmission.

1. Torque Converter - Install

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  1. Install the torque converter (A) with a new O-ring (B).

    NOTE: Make sure the torque converter is fully engaged on the input shaft, the stator shaft, and the transmission fluid pump drive gear. Failure to do so will result in severe transmission or engine damage.

2. Dowel Pin - Install

NOTE: Refer to the Exploded View as needed during this procedure.

3. Dowel Pin - Install

NOTE: Refer to the Exploded View as needed during this procedure.

4. Intermediate Shaft - Install

5. Driveshaft Inboard Joint - Connect (Both Sides)

6. Torque Rod - Install (With AWD)

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Fig. 6: Torque Rod With Torque Specifications

7. Front Subframe - Install

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  1. Support the front subframe with a transmission jack (A).

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  1. Raise the front subframe (A) up to the body.
  2. Loosely install the front subframe using the appropriate bolts.
  3. Align the front subframe with the subframe alignment pin, then tighten the mounting bolts to the specified torque.
  4. Remove the transmission jack.

8. Torque Rod Mounting Bolt - Install

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Fig. 7: Torque Rod Mounting Bolt With Torque Specifications (2WD)

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Fig. 8: Torque Rod Mounting Bolt With Torque Specifications (AWD)

9. Torque Rod Mounting Bolt - Loosen

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  1. Loosen the torque rod mounting bolt (A).

10. Torque Converter Bolt - Install

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Fig. 9: Torque Converter Bolt With Torque Specifications

NOTE: There are eight torque converter bolts.

11. Torque Converter Cover - Install

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Fig. 10: Torque Converter Cover With Torque Specifications

12. Propeller Shaft (Transfer Side) - Connect (With AWD)

13. Tie-Rod End Ball Joint - Connect (Both Sides)

14. Lower Arm Ball Joint - Connect (Both Sides)

15. Lower Stabilizer Link Ball Joint - Connect (Both Sides)

16. Engine Wire Harness - Install (Transmission Lower Side)

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  1. Connect the connector (A).

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  1. Connect these connectors (A).
  2. Install the harness clamp (B).

17. Vehicle - Lift Down

18. Transmission Mount - Install

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Fig. 11: Transmission Mount With Torque Specifications

  1. Install the transmission mount (A) to the body with new bolts (B).
  2. Loosely install new transmission mount bracket mounting nuts (C).
  3. Install the ground cable (D).

19. Upper Transmission Assembly Mounting Bolt - Install

NOTE: Refer to the Exploded View as needed during this procedure.

20. Engine Support Hanger - Remove

21. Universal Lifting Eyelet - Remove

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  1. Remove the universal lifting eyelet.

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Fig. 12: Harness Holder With Torque Specifications

  1. Install the bracket (A).
  2. Install the harness holder (B).

22. Engine Wire Harness - Install (Engine Side)

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Fig. 13: Engine Wire Harness With Torque Specifications

  1. Connect these connectors (A).
  2. Install the harness holder (B).
  3. Install the harness bracket (C).
  4. Install the harness cover bolts (D).

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  1. Install the engine cover.

23. Side Engine Mount Mounting Bolt and Nut - Loosen

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  1. Loosen the side engine mount mounting bolt and nut (A).

24. Side Engine Mount Mounting Bolt and Nut - Tighten

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Fig. 14: Side Engine Mount Mounting Bolt and Nut With Torque Specifications

  1. Tighten the side engine mount mounting bolt and nut (A).

25. Transmission Mount Mounting Nut - Tighten

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Fig. 15: Transmission Mount Mounting Nut With Torque Specifications

  1. Tighten the transmission mount mounting nuts (A).

26. Vehicle - Lift Up

27. Torque Rod Mounting Bolt - Tighten

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Fig. 16: Torque Rod Mounting Bolt With Torque Specifications

  1. Tighten the torque rod mounting bolt (A).

28. Vehicle - Lift Down

29. Shift Cable (Transmission Side) - Install

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Fig. 17: Shift Cable (Transmission Side) With Torque Specifications

  1. Apply molybdenum grease to the inner surface of the hole (A) in the shift cable end (B).
  2. Install the shift cable bracket (C) while installing the shift cable end to the control lever (D).

    NOTE: Do not bend the shift cable excessively.

  3. Install the control pin (E).
  4. Insert the lock pin (F) in the direction shown through the control pin hole and out the opening (G) of the control lever so that the hooked end (H) of the lock pin locks into the control pin hole.

30. Shift Cable - Adjust

31. Engine Wire Harness - Install (Transmission Upper Side)

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Fig. 18: Engine Wire Harness (Transmission Upper Side) With Torque Specifications

  1. Connect these connectors (A).
  2. Install the bolts (B).

32. Transmission Fluid Warmer - Install

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Fig. 19: Transmission Fluid Warmer With Torque Specifications

  1. Install the transmission fluid warmer strainer (A) with a new O-ring (B).
  2. Install the transmission fluid warmer (C) with new O-rings (D).

    NOTE: The transmission fluid warmer is aluminum part. Be careful not to damage the transmission fluid warmer.

33. 12 Volt Battery - Install

34. Air Cleaner - Install

35. Front Grille Cover - Install

36. Cowl Cover - Install

37. Front Wiper Arm - Install

38. Steering Joint - Connect

39. Transmission Fluid - Refill

40. Transmission - After Install Check

  1. Make sure all four wheels to rotate freely.
  2. Start the engine.

    NOTE: Check that the engine starts in P or N position/mode, and does not start in any other positions / modes.

  3. Check the shift lever operation.
  4. Move the shift lever through all positions / modes, and verify the transmission range switch matches with the A/T gear position indicator.
  5. Make sure the vehicle is turned to the OFF (LOCK) mode with the shift lever is in P position/mode.

    If it does not, adjust the shift cable Shift Cable Adjustment.

41. Transmission Fluid Level - Check

42. Front Wheel - Install (Both Sides)

43. Left Front Splash Shield - Install

44. Engine Undercover - Install (With 2WD)

45. Wheel Alignment - Check

46. VSA Sensor Neutral Position - Memorize

47. Vehicle - Test-Drive - Refer to: Stall Speed Test (CVT), or CVT Road Test (CVT)

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