Standards and Service Limits Civic

Standards and Service Limits

Engine Electrical (1.5 L)

Item

Measurement

Qualification

Standard or New

Service Limit

Ignition coil

Firing order

1342

Spark plug

Gap

0.70.8 mm (0.0280.031 in)

Ignition timing

At idleCheck the red mark

M/T in neutral, CVT in N or P

4 ±2 ° BTDC

Drive belt

Tension

Auto-tensioner

Alternator

Brush length

10.5 mm (0.413 in)

1.5 mm (0.059 in)

Starter

Commutator mica depth

0.400.50 mm (0.01570.0197 in)

0.15 mm (0.0059 in)

Commutator runout

0.02 mm (0.0008 in) max- 0.05 mm (0.0020 in)

Commutator O.D- 28.028.1 mm (1.1021.106 in)

27.5 mm (1.083 in)

Brush length

11.111.5 mm (0.4370.453 in)

4.3 mm (0.169 in)

Engine Electrical (2.0 L)

Item

Measurement

Qualification

Standard or New

Service Limit

Ignition coil

Firing order

1342

Spark plug

Gap

1.01.1 mm (0.0390.043 in)

Ignition timing

At idleCheck the white mark

M/T in neutral, CVT in N or P

0 ±2 ° BTDC

Drive belt

Tension

Auto-tensioner

Alternator

Brush length

10.5 mm (0.413 in)

1.5 mm (0.059 in)

Starter

Commutator mica depth

0.400.50 mm (0.01570.0197 in)

0.15 mm (0.0059 in)

Commutator runout

0.02 mm (0.0008 in) max- 0.05 mm (0.0020 in)

Commutator O.D- 28.028.1 mm (1.1021.106 in)

27.5 mm (1.083 in)

Brush length

11.111.5 mm (0.4370.453 in)

4.3 mm (0.169 in)

Engine Assembly (1.5 L)

Item

Measurement

Qualification

Standard or New

Service Limit

Compression

Pressure

Minimum

980 kPa (9.99 kgf/cm2, 142.1 psi)

Maximum variation

200 kPa (2.04 kgf/cm2, 29.0 psi)

Engine Assembly (2.0 L)

Item

Measurement

Qualification

Standard or New

Service Limit

Compression

Pressure

Minimum

930 kPa (9.48 kgf/cm2, 134.8 psi)

Maximum variation

200 kPa (2.04 kgf/cm2, 29.0 psi)

Cylinder Head (1.5 L)

Item

Measurement

Qualification

Standard or New

Service Limit

Head

Warpage

0.08 mm (0.003 in) max-

Height

126.95127.05 mm (4.99805.0020 in)

Camshaft

End play

Intake/Exhaust

0.0650.215 mm (0.002560.00846 in)

0.415 mm (0.01634 in)

Camshaft-to-holder oil clearance (intake)

No. 1 journal

0.0300.069 mm (0.001180.00272 in)

0.120 mm (0.00472 in)

No. 2, 3, 4, 5 journals

0.0600.099 mm (0.002360.00390 in)

0.150 mm (0.00591 in)

Camshaft-to-holder oil clearance (exhaust)

No. 1, 2 journals

0.0300.069 mm (0.001180.00272 in)

0.120 mm (0.00472 in)

No. 3, 4, 5 journals

0.0600.099 mm (0.002360.00390 in)

0.150 mm (0.00591 in)

Total runout

0.03 mm (0.0012 in) max-

Cam lobe height

Intake

33.099 mm (1.30311 in)

Exhaust

33.273 mm (1.30996 in)

Valve

Clearance (cold)

Intake

0.210.25 mm (0.009 in)

Exhaust

0.250.29 mm (0.0100.011 in)

Stem O.D- Intake

5.485.49 mm (0.21570.2161 in)

5.45 mm (0.2146 in)

Exhaust

5.455.46 mm (0.21460.2150 in)

5.42 mm (0.2134 in)

Stem-to-guide clearance

Intake

0.0250.050 mm (0.000980.00197 in)

0.08 mm (0.0031 in)

Exhaust

0.0550.080 mm (0.002170.00315 in)

0.11 mm (0.0043 in)

Valve seat

Width

Intake/Exhaust

1.251.55 mm (0.04920.0610 in)

2.00 mm (0.0787 in)

Stem installed height

Intake

53.4054.40 mm (2.10242.1417 in)

54.60 mm (2.1496 in)

Exhaust

45.9046.90 mm (1.80711.8465 in)

47.10 mm (1.8543 in)

Valve guide

Installed height

Intake

21.2521.75 mm (0.83660.8563 in)

Exhaust

19.7520.25 mm (0.77760.7972 in)

Rocker arm

Arm-to-shaft clearance

Intake/Exhaust

0.0180.059 mm (0.000710.00232 in)

0.080 mm (0.00315 in)

Cylinder Head (2.0 L)

Item

Measurement

Qualification

Standard or New

Service Limit

Head

Warpage

0.05 mm (0.002 in) max-

Height

111.95112.05 mm (4.40754.4114 in)

Camshaft

End play

Intake/Exhaust

0.050.20 mm (0.00200.0079 in)

0.40 mm (0.0157 in)

Camshaft-to-holder oil clearance (intake)

No. 1 journal

0.0300.069 mm (0.001180.00272 in)

0.150 mm (0.00591 in)

No. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 journals

0.0600.099 mm (0.002360.00390 in)

0.150 mm (0.00591 in)

Camshaft-to-holder oil clearance (exhaust)

No. 1, 2 journals

0.0300.069 mm (0.001180.00272 in)

0.150 mm (0.00591 in)

No. 3, 4, 5, 6 journals

0.0600.099 mm (0.002360.00390 in)

0.150 mm (0.00591 in)

Total runout

0.03 mm (0.0012 in) max-

Cam lobe height

Intake PRI

33.647 mm (1.32468 in)

Intake MID

35.252 mm (1.38787 in)

Intake SEC

33.647 mm (1.32468 in)

Exhaust

34.246 mm (1.34827 in)

Valve

Clearance (cold)

Intake

0.210.25 mm (0.009 in)

Exhaust

0.250.29 mm (0.0100.011 in)

Stem O.D- Intake

5.4755.490 mm (0.215550.21614 in)

5.445 mm (0.21437 in)

Exhaust

5.4455.460 mm (0.214370.21496 in)

5.435 mm (0.21398 in)

Stem-to-guide clearance

Intake

0.0250.055 mm (0.000980.00217 in)

0.080 mm (0.00315 in)

Exhaust

0.0550.085 mm (0.002170.00335 in)

0.110 mm (0.00433 in)

Valve seat

Width

Intake

1.251.55 mm (0.04920.0610 in)

1.90 mm (0.0748 in)

Exhaust

1.451.75 mm (0.05710.0689 in)

2.20 mm (0.0866 in)

Stem installed height

Intake

52.7553.65 mm (2.07682.1122 in)

53.75 mm (2.1161 in)

Exhaust

50.4051.30 mm (1.98422.0197 in)

51.40 mm (2.0236 in)

Valve guide

Installed height

Intake

21.222.2 mm (0.8350.874 in)

Exhaust

19.620.6 mm (0.7720.811 in)

Rocker arm

Arm-to-shaft clearance

Intake/Exhaust

0.0180.059 mm (0.000710.00232 in)

0.080 mm (0.00315 in)

Engine Block (1.5 L)

Item

Measurement

Qualification

Standard or New

Service Limit

Block

Warpage of deck

0.07 mm (0.002 in) max-

Bore diameter

X

73.00073.020 mm (2.874012.87480 in)

73.065 mm (2.87657 in)

Y

73.00073.015 mm (2.874012.87460 in)

73.065 mm (2.87657 in)

Bore taper

0.050 mm (0.00197 in)

Reboring limit

0.25 mm (0.0098 in) max- Piston

Skirt O.D. at 10 mm (0.39 in) from bottom of skirt

72.97272.979 mm (2.872912.87318 in)

72.962 mm (2.87251 in)

Clearance in cylinder

0.0210.043 mm (0.000830.00169 in)

0.050 mm (0.00197 in)

Piston ring

Ring-to-groove clearance

Top

0.0650.090 mm (0.003 in)

0.130 mm (0.005 in)

Second

0.0300.055 mm (0.002 in)

0.120 mm (0.004 in)

Ring end gap

Top

0.150.20 mm (0.0060.007 in)

0.55 mm (0.021 in)

Second

0.250.37 mm (0.0100.014 in)

0.60 mm (0.023 in)

Oil

0.200.50 mm (0.0080.019 in)

0.80 mm (0.031 in)

Piston pin

O.D- 19.96019.964 mm (0.785830.78598 in)

19.960 mm (0.78583 in)

Pin-to-piston clearance

-0.0040.003 mm (-0.000160.00012 in)

0.006 mm (0.00024 in)

Connecting rod

Pin-to-rod clearance

0.0040.016 mm (0.000160.00063 in)

0.020 mm (0.00079 in)

Big end bore diameter

43.0 mm (1.693 in)

End play

0.150.35 mm (0.0060.013 in)

0.45 mm (0.017 in)

Crankshaft

Rod/main journal taper

0.005 mm (0.00020 in) max- 0.010 mm (0.00039 in)

Rod/main journal out-of-round

0.005 mm (0.00020 in) max- 0.010 mm (0.00039 in)

End play

0.100.35 mm (0.00390.0138 in)

0.45 mm (0.0177 in)

Total runout

0.03 mm (0.0012 in) max- 0.040 mm (0.00157 in)

Crankshaft bearing

Main bearing-to-journal oil clearance

0.0180.036 mm (0.000710.00142 in)

0.050 mm (0.00197 in)

Connecting rod bearing-to-journal oil clearance

0.0200.038 mm (0.000790.00150 in)

Engine Block (2.0 L)

Item

Measurement

Qualification

Standard or New

Service Limit

Block

Warpage of deck

0.07 mm (0.002 in) max-

Bore diameter

A or I

86.01086.020 mm (3.386213.38661 in)

86.070 mm (3.38858 in)

B or II

86.00086.010 mm (3.385823.38621 in)

86.070 mm (3.38858 in)

Bore taper

0.05 mm (0.0020 in)

Reboring limit

0.25 mm (0.0098 in) max- Piston

Skirt O.D. at 11 mm (0.43 in) from bottom of skirt

Letter A

85.98085.990 mm (3.385033.38543 in)

85.930 mm (3.38306 in)

Letter B

85.97085.980 mm (3.384643.38503 in)

85.920 mm (3.38267 in)

Clearance in cylinder

0.0200.040 mm (0.000790.00157 in)

0.05 mm (0.0020 in)

Piston ring

Ring-to-groove clearance

Top

0.0600.085 mm (0.003 in)

0.11 mm (0.004 in)

Second

0.0350.060 mm (0.002 in)

0.08 mm (0.003 in)

Ring end gap

Top

0.200.28 mm (0.0080.011 in)

0.28 mm (0.011 in)

Second

0.290.41 mm (0.0120.016 in)

0.41 mm (0.016 in)

Oil

0.100.40 mm (0.0040.015 in)

0.40 mm (0.015 in)

Piston pin

O.D- 19.96019.964 mm (0.785830.78598 in)

19.957 mm (0.78571 in)

Pin-to-piston clearance

-0.0040.004 mm (-0.000160.00016 in)

0.007 mm (0.00028 in)

Connecting rod

Pin-to-rod clearance

0.0040.016 mm (0.000160.00063 in)

0.016 mm (0.00063 in)

Big end bore diameter

48.0 mm (1.890 in)

End play

0.150.35 mm (0.0060.013 in)

0.40 mm (0.015 in)

Crankshaft

Rod/main journal taper

0.005 mm (0.00020 in) max- 0.010 mm (0.00039 in)

Rod/main journal out-of-round

0.004 mm (0.00016 in) max- 0.010 mm (0.00039 in)

End play

0.100.35 mm (0.00390.0138 in)

0.45 mm (0.0177 in)

Total runout

0.03 mm (0.0012 in) max-

Crankshaft bearing

Main bearing-to-journal oil clearance

No. 1, 2, 4, 5 journals

0.0170.041 mm (0.000670.00161 in)

0.050 mm (0.00197 in)

No. 3 journal

0.0250.049 mm (0.000980.00193 in)

0.055 mm (0.00217 in)

Connecting rod bearing-to-journal oil clearance

0.0390.057 mm (0.001540.00224 in)

Engine Lubrication (1.5 L)

Item

Measurement

Qualification

Standard or New

Service Limit

Engine oil

Capacity

Engine overhaul

4.0 L (4.2 US qt)

Oil change including filter

3.5 L (3.7 US qt)

Oil change without filter

3.2 L (3.4 US qt)

Recommended oil (KA/KC)

API certified motor oil for gasoline engines Honda Motor Oil: 0W-20

Oil pump

Oil pressure with oil temperature at 176 °F (80 °C)

At idle

90 kPa (0.92 kgf/cm2, 13.1 psi)

At 3,000 rpm

280 kPa (2.86 kgf/cm2, 40.7 psi)

Engine Lubrication (2.0 L)

Item

Measurement

Qualification

Standard or New

Service Limit

Engine oil

Capacity

Engine overhaul

5.4 L (5.7 US qt)

Oil change including filter

4.2 L (4.4 US qt)

Oil change without filter

4.0 L (4.2 US qt)

Recommended oil (KA/KC)

API certified motor oil for gasoline engines Honda Motor Oil: 0W-20

Oil pump

Oil pressure with oil temperature at 176 °F (80 °C)

At idle

90 kPa (0.92 kgf/cm2, 13.1 psi)

At 3,000 rpm

450 kPa (4.59 kgf/cm2, 65.3 psi)

Cooling System (1.5 L)

Item

Measurement

Qualification

Standard or New

Service Limit

Radiator

Coolant capacity (L15B7: KA/KC)

Engine overhaul

7.6 L (2.01 US gal)

Coolant change

5.1 L (1.35 US gal)

Coolant capacity (L15BY)

Engine overhaul

7.5 L (1.98 US gal)

Coolant change

5.0 L (1.32 US gal)

Coolant capacity (L15BA: KA/KC) (M/T)

Engine overhaul

7.4 L (1.95 US gal)

Coolant change

4.9 L (1.29 US gal)

Coolant capacity (L15BA: KA/KC) (CVT)

Engine overhaul

7.5 L (1.98 US gal)

Coolant change

5.0 L (1.32 US gal)

Coolant capacity (L15B7: KX) (M/T)

Engine overhaul

7.4 L (1.95 US gal)

Coolant change

4.9 L (1.29 US gal)

Coolant capacity (L15B7: KX) (CVT)

Engine overhaul

7.5 L (1.98 US gal)

Coolant change

5.0 L (1.32 US gal)

Coolant type

Use Honda Long Life Antifreeze/Coolant Type 2, and add Honda Extreme Cold Weather Antifreeze/Coolant Type 2.NOTE: If the vehicle is regularly driven in very low temperatures (below -22 °F (-30 °C)), a 60 % concentration of coolant should be used- Expansion tank

Coolant capacity (L15B7: KA/KC)

0.8 L (0.21 US gal)

Coolant capacity (L15BA, L15BY)

0.6 L (0.16 US gal)

Coolant capacity (L15B7: KX)

0.6 L (0.16 US gal)

Expansion tank cap

Opening pressure

93123 kPa (0.951.25 kgf/cm2, 13.517.8 psi)

Thermostat

Opening temperature

Begins to open

169176 °F (7680 °C)

Fully open

194 °F (90 °C)

Valve lift at fully open

8.0 mm (0.315 in) min-

Cooling System (2.0 L)

Item

Measurement

Qualification

Standard or New

Service Limit

Radiator

Coolant capacity

Engine overhaul (M/T)

7.5 L (1.98 US gal)

Engine overhaul (CVT)

7.6 L (2.01 US gal)

Coolant change

5.3 L (1.40 US gal)

Coolant type

Use Honda Long Life Antifreeze/Coolant Type 2, and add Honda Extreme Cold Weather Antifreeze/Coolant Type 2.NOTE: If the vehicle is regularly driven in very low temperatures (below -22 °F (-30 °C)), a 60 % concentration of coolant should be used- Expansion tank

Coolant capacity

0.8 L (0.21 US gal)

Expansion tank cap

Opening pressure

93123 kPa (0.951.25 kgf/cm2, 13.517.8 psi)

Thermostat

Opening temperature

Begins to open

169176 °F (7680 °C)

Fully open

194 °F (90 °C)

Valve lift at fully open

10.0 mm (0.394 in) min-

Fuel and Emissions (1.5 L)

Item

Measurement

Qualification

Standard or New

Service Limit

Fuel pressure regulator

Pressure with fuel pressure gauge connected

390440 kPa (3.984.49 kgf/cm2, 56.663.9 psi)

Engine idle

Idle speed without load

M/T in neutral, CVT in N or P

720 ± 50 rpm

Idle speed with high electrical load

M/T in neutral, CVT in N or P

720 ± 50 rpm

Idle CO (KX)

0.1 % max- Fuel and Emissions (2.0 L)

Item

Measurement

Qualification

Standard or New

Service Limit

Fuel pressure regulator

Pressure with fuel pressure gauge connected

390440 kPa (3.984.49 kgf/cm2, 56.663.9 psi)

Engine idle

Idle speed without load

M/T in neutral, CVT in N or P

750 ± 50 rpm

Idle speed with high electrical load

M/T in neutral, CVT in N or P

750 ± 50 rpm

Idle CO (KX)

0.1 % max- Clutch

Item

Measurement

Qualification

Standard or New

Service Limit

Clutch pedal

Height from floor

Without clutch pedal pad cover

213.5 mm (8.405 in)

With clutch pedal pad cover

215.4 mm (8.480 in)

Stroke

125135 mm (4.925.31 in)

Play

4.819.0 mm (0.1890.748 in)

Disengagement height from floor

Without clutch pedal pad cover

115.3133.5 mm (4.5395.256 in)

With clutch pedal pad cover

117.2135.4 mm (4.6145.331 in)

Clutch disc

Rivet head depth

1.151.75 mm (0.04530.0689 in)

0.85 mm (0.0335 in)

Thickness (1.5 L model)

7.58.1 mm (0.2950.319 in)

6.3 mm (0.248 in)

Thickness (2.0 L model)

7.558.15 mm (0.29720.3209 in)

6.35 mm (0.2500 in)

Pressure plate

Evenness of the height of the diaphragm spring fingers

0.6 mm (0.02 in) max-

Manual Transmission and M/T Differential

Item

Measurement

Qualification

Standard or New

Service Limit

Transmission fluid

Capacity

Fluid change

1.9 L (2.0 US qt)

Overhaul

2.0 L (2.1 US qt)

Fluid type

Use Honda MTF- Mainshaft

Thrust clearance

0.140.21 mm (0.00550.0083 in)

Adjust

Diameter of crankshaft pilot bushing contact area

20.8020.85 mm (0.81890.8209 in)

20.80 mm (0.8189 in)

Diameter of ball bearing contact area (clutch housing side)

28.00228.015 mm (1.102441.10295 in)

28.002 mm (1.10244 in)

Diameter of needle bearing contact area

41.98442.000 mm (1.652911.65354 in)

41.984 mm (1.65291 in)

Diameter of ball bearing contact area (transmission housing side)

30.98431.000 mm (1.219841.22047 in)

30.984 mm (1.21984 in)

Diameter of 4th/5th gear distance collar contact area

35.98436.000 mm (1.416691.41732 in)

35.984 mm (1.41669 in)

Diameter of 6th gear distance collar contact area

32.98433.000 mm (1.298581.29921 in)

32.984 mm (1.29858 in)

Runout

0.02 mm (0.0008 in) max-

Mainshaft 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th gears

Clearance

2nd3rd

0.060.16 mm (0.00240.0063 in)

0.16 mm (0.0063 in)

4th4th/5th gear distance collar

0.060.16 mm (0.00240.0063 in)

0.16 mm (0.0063 in)

5th4th/5th gear distance collar

0.060.16 mm (0.00240.0063 in)

0.16 mm (0.0063 in)

6thball bearing

0.060.16 mm (0.00240.0063 in)

0.16 mm (0.0063 in)

Thickness

3rd

23.9223.97 mm (0.94170.9437 in)

23.92 mm (0.9417 in)

4th, 5th

22.4222.47 mm (0.88270.8846 in)

22.42 mm (0.8827 in)

6th

26.9226.97 mm (1.05981.0618 in)

26.92 mm (1.0598 in)

Mainshaft 4th/5th gear distance collar

Length

4th/5th

22.5322.58 mm (0.88700.8890 in)

Mainshaft 6th gear distance collar

Length

27.0327.08 mm (1.06421.0661 in)

Countershaft

Diameter of needle bearing contact area (clutch housing side)

40.00040.015 mm (1.574801.57539 in)

40.000 mm (1.57480 in)

Diameter of ball bearing contact area (transmission housing side)

30.00230.015 mm (1.181181.18169 in)

30.002 mm (1.18118 in)

Diameter of 2nd gear distance collar contact area

42.93742.950 mm (1.690431.69094 in)

42.937 mm (1.69043 in)

Diameter of countershaft reverse gear contact area

42.97542.991 mm (1.691931.69256 in)

42.975 mm (1.69193 in)

Runout

0.02 mm (0.0008 in) max-

35 mm shim-to-bearing inner race clearance

0.040.10 mm (0.0020.003 in)

Adjust

Countershaft reverse, 1st, 2nd, 3rd gears

Clearance

1stcountershaft reverse gear

0.060.16 mm (0.00240.0063 in)

0.16 mm (0.0063 in)

2nd3rd

0.060.21 mm (0.0030.008 in)

0.21 mm (0.008 in)

Thickness

1st

23.9223.97 mm (0.94170.9437 in)

23.92 mm (0.9417 in)

2nd

29.4229.47 mm (1.15831.1602 in)

29.42 mm (1.1583 in)

Countershaft reverse gear

Length

32.0532.15 mm (1.26181.2657 in)

Countershaft 2nd gear distance collar

Length

26.5326.58 mm (1.04451.0465 in)

Synchro ring

Ring-to-gear clearance (ring pushed against gear)

0.701.49 mm (0.0280.058 in)

0.70 mm (0.028 in)

Double cone synchro and triple cone synchro

Outer synchro ring-to-synchro cone clearance (ring pushed against gear)

0.701.19 mm (0.0280.046 in)

0.70 mm (0.028 in)

Synchro cone-to-gear clearance (ring pushed against gear)

0.501.04 mm (0.0200.040 in)

0.50 mm (0.020 in)

Outer synchro ring-to-gear clearance (ring pushed against gear)

0.951.68 mm (0.0380.066 in)

0.95 mm (0.038 in)

Shift fork

Finger thickness

1st/2nd, 3rd/4th, 5th/6th

7.457.55 mm (0.29330.2972 in)

Reverse

6.256.35 mm (0.24610.2500 in)

Fork-to-synchro sleeve clearance

0.40.6 mm (0.02 in)

0.6 mm (0.02 in)

Reverse shift lever

Finger width

6.757.00 mm (0.26570.2756 in)

Reverse shift lever width at contact area (reverse shift piece side)

17.017.2 mm (0.6690.677 in)

Reverse shift lever-to-reverse shift piece clearance

00.4 mm (00.01 in)

0.4 mm (0.01 in)

Reverse shift lever-to-reverse shift fork clearance

0.400.85 mm (0.0160.033 in)

0.85 mm (0.033 in)

Detent ball spring

Free length

1st/2nd, 3rd/4th, 5th/6th

26.0 mm (1.024 in)

When worn or damaged

Reverse shift fork

26.0 mm (1.024 in)

When worn or damaged

Select arm

26.0 mm (1.024 in)

When worn or damaged

Shift arm

23.4 mm (0.921 in)

When worn or damaged

Steel ball

Ball size

7.94 mm (0.3126 in)

When worn or damaged

Shift arm

Shift arm width at contact area

13.814.0 mm (0.5430.551 in)

Shift arm-to-shift piece clearance

00.4 mm (00.01 in)

0.4 mm (0.01 in)

Shift piece

Shift fork width at contact area

15.916.0 mm (0.6260.630 in)

Shift piece-to-shift fork clearance

0.20.5 mm (0.010.02 in)

0.5 mm (0.02 in)

Select arm

Interlock width at contact area

13.914.0 mm (0.5470.551 in)

Select arm-to-interlock clearance

0.010.21 mm (0.0010.008 in)

0.21 mm (0.008 in)

M/T differential carrier

Backlash

0.050.15 mm (0.00200.0059 in)

M/T differential 90 mm shim

90 mm shim-to-bearing outer race clearance in transmission housing

00.10 mm (00.003 in)

Adjust

CVT and CVT Differential (1.5 L)

Item

Measurement

Qualification

Standard or New

Service Limit

Transmission fluid

Capacity

Fluid change

3.7 L (3.9 US qt)

Overhaul (oil pan, valve body assembly, and transmission fluid pump removal, installation, and replacement)

5.8 L (6.1 US qt)

*Standard amount

Overhaul

7.6 L (8.0 US qt)

Fluid type

Use Honda HCF-2.NOTE: Using the wrong type of fluid will damage the transmission- Hydraulic pressure

Forward clutch pressure

At idle in D

450730 kPa (4.597.44 kgf/cm2, 65.3105.9 psi)

Reverse brake pressure

At idle in R

50440 kPa (0.514.49 kgf/cm2, 7.363.8 psi)

CVT drive pulley pressure

At idle in N

260540 kPa (2.655.51 kgf/cm2, 37.778.3 psi)

CVT driven pulley pressure

At idle in N

490900 kPa (5.009.18 kgf/cm2, 71.1130.5 psi)

Stall speed

Check with vehicle on level ground

2,550 rpm

Service limit

2,4002,700 rpm

Forward clutch

Clearance between clutch end-plate and top disc

0.81.0 mm (0.0310.039 in)

Reverse brake

Clearance between reverse brake end-plate and top disc

0.91.1 mm (0.0350.043 in)

Adjust

Input shaft

Thrust clearance

0.150.25 mm (0.00590.0098 in)

Adjust

Driven pulley shaft

Thrust clearance

00.13 mm (00.005 in)

Adjust

Final drive shaft

Tapered roller bearing starting torque: differential assembly and final drive shaft total preload

For new bearing

6.8827.39 N·m (70.1279.3 kgf·cm, 60.9242.5 lbf·in)

Adjust

For reused bearing

5.6326.15 N·m (57.4266.6 kgf·cm, 49.8231.4 lbf·in)

Adjust

CVT differential carrier

Tapered roller bearing starting torque: preload

For new bearing

1.353.07 N·m (13.831.3 kgf·cm, 12.027.2 lbf·in)

Adjust

For reused bearing

1.062.78 N·m (10.828.3 kgf·cm, 9.424.6 lbf·in)

Adjust

CVT differential pinion gear

Backlash

0.050.15 mm (0.00200.0059 in)

CVT and CVT Differential (2.0L)

Item

Measurement

Qualification

Standard or New

Service Limit

Transmission fluid

Capacity

Fluid change

3.5 L (3.7 US qt)

Overhaul (oil pan, valve body assembly, and transmission fluid pump removal, installation, and replacement)

4.3 L (4.5 US qt)

*Standard amount

Overhaul

5.8 L (6.1 US qt)

Fluid type

Use Honda HCF-2.NOTE: Using the wrong type of fluid will damage the transmission- Hydraulic pressure

Forward clutch pressure

At idle in D

390880 kPa (3.988.97 kgf/cm2, 56.6127.6 psi)

Reverse brake pressure

At idle in R

390880 kPa (3.988.97 kgf/cm2, 56.6127.6 psi)

CVT drive pulley pressure

At idle in N

5901,140 kPa (6.0211.62 kgf/cm2, 85.6165.3 psi)

CVT driven pulley pressure

At idle in N

8501,400 kPa (8.6714.28 kgf/cm2, 123.3203.1 psi)

Stall speed

Check with vehicle on level ground

2,200 rpm

Service limit

1,9502,350 rpm

Forward clutch

Clearance between clutch end-plate and top disc

1.01.2 mm (0.0390.047 in)

Reverse brake

Clearance between reverse brake end-plate and top disc

1.01.2 mm (0.0390.047 in)

Adjust

Input shaft

Thrust clearance

0.520.80 mm (0.02050.0315 in)

Adjust

Sun gear

Thrust clearance

0.040.09 mm (0.00160.0035 in)

Adjust

Final drive shaft

Tapered roller bearing starting torque: differential assembly and final drive shaft total preload

For new bearing

10.9813.59 N·m (112.0138.6 kgf·cm, 97.2120.3 lbf·in)

Adjust

For reused bearing

9.5312.14 N·m (97.2123.8 kgf·cm, 84.4107.5 lbf·in)

Adjust

CVT differential carrier

Tapered roller bearing starting torque: preload

For new bearing

1.251.65 N·m (12.716.8 kgf·cm, 11.014.6 lbf·in)

Adjust

For reused bearing

0.951.35 N·m (9.713.8 kgf·cm, 8.412.0 lbf·in)

Adjust

CVT differential pinion gear

Backlash

0.050.15 mm (0.00200.0059 in)

Steering

Item

Measurement

Qualification

Standard or New

Service Limit

Steering wheel

Rotational play measured at outside edge

010 mm (00.39 in)

Initial turning load measured at outside edge with engine running

29 N (3.0 kgf, 6.5 lbf) max-

Suspension

Item

Measurement

Qualification

Standard or New

Service Limit

Wheel alignment

Camber

Front

-0 ° 18 ’±30 ’

Rear

-1 ° 12 ’±45 ’

Caster (2/4-door without 18 inch wheels)

Front

5 ° 17 ’±36 ’

Caster (2/4-door with 18 inch wheels and 5-door)

Front

5 ° 18 ’±30 ’

Total toe-in

Front

0 ± 2 mm (0 ± 0.08 in)

Rear

2+2-1 mm (0.08+0.08-0.04 in)

Front wheel turning angle (2/4-door without 18 inch wheels)

Inward

40 ° 06 ’±2 °

Outward (reference)

33 ° 00 ’±1 °

Front wheel turning angle (5-door without 18 inch wheels)

Inward

40 ° 04 ’±2 °

Outward (reference)

33 ° 01 ’±1 °

Front wheel turning angle (2/4-door with 18 inch wheels and 5-door with 18 inch wheels)

Inward

37 ° 02 ’±2 °

Outward (reference)

31 ° 16 ’±1 °

Wheel

Runout (aluminum wheel)

Axial

00.3 mm (00.012 in)

2.0 mm (0.079 in)

Radial

00.3 mm (00.012 in)

1.5 mm (0.059 in)

Runout (steel wheel)

Axial

00.7 mm (00.028 in)

2.0 mm (0.079 in)

Radial

00.5 mm (00.020 in)

1.5 mm (0.059 in)

Wheel bearing

End play

Front/Rear

00.05 mm (00.0020 in)

Brakes

Item

Measurement

Qualification

Standard or New

Service Limit

Brake pedal

Height from floor

M/T

219 ± 5 mm (8.62 ± 0.20 in)

CVT

212 ± 5 mm (8.35 ± 0.20 in)

Free play

15 mm (0.040.20 in)

Brake disc

Thickness

Front

23.0 mm (0.906 in)

21.0 mm (0.827 in)

Rear

9.0 mm (0.354 in)

8.0 mm (0.315 in)

Runout

0.04 mm (0.0016 in)

Parallelism

0.015 mm (0.00059 in)

Brake pad

Thickness

Front

11.0 mm (0.433 in)

1.6 mm (0.063 in)

Rear

10.0 mm (0.394 in)

2.0 mm (0.079 in)

Brake fluid

Fluid type

Use Honda DOT 3 Brake Fluid- Air Conditioning

Item

Measurement

Qualification

Standard or New

Service Limit

Refrigerant

Type (KA/KC)

HFO-1234yf (R-1234yf)

Type (KX)

HFC-134a (R-134a)

Capacity of system (KA/KC)

375425 g (13.2314.99 oz)

Capacity of system (KX)

405455 g (14.2916.05 oz)

Refrigerant oil

Type (KA/KC)

RL85HM (POE oil: P/N 38899-RLV-A01)

Type (KX)

DENSO ND-OIL 8 (PAG oil: P/N 38897-PR7-A01AH)

Capacity of components

Condenser (including dryer desiccant: USA and Canada production models)

50 mL (1 2/3 fl oz)

Condenser (including dryer desiccant: except USA and Canada production)

25 mL (5/6 fl oz)

Evaporator

40 mL (1 1/3 fl oz)

Each line and hose

10 mL (1/3 fl oz)

Dryer desiccant

10 mL (1/3 fl oz)

Compressor

77103 mL (2 3/53 1/2 fl oz)

Compressor

Field coil resistance

At 68 °F(20 °C)

3.353.61

Variable capacity control solenoid resistance

At 68 °F(20 °C)

9.611.6

Pulley-to-armature plate clearance

0.300.60 mm (0.0120.024 in)

Adjust

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