Honda CRV/Odyssey 1995-2000 Repair Information

Pinion Seal

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Remove the driveshaft.
  2.  
  3. Carefully raise the lock tab of the pinion flange mounting nut with a hammer and chisel.
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  5. Hold the pinion flange and remove the pinion flange mounting nut.
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WARNING
Do not use an impact wrench to remove the nut.

  1. Remove the spring washer, back-up ring and O-ring.
  2.  
  3. Remove the pinion flange.
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  5. Remove the oil seal.
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To install:
  1. Install the pinion flange seal squarely into the differential housing, then coat the lip of the seal with a thin coating of light petroleum grease.
  2.  
  3. Install the pinion flange.
  4.  
  5. Install a new O-ring coated with ATF.
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  7. Install the back-up ring.
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  9. Install the disc spring washer with the raise portion facing out.
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  11. Install a new locknut and tighten to 87 ft. lbs. (118 Nm).
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  13. Top off the differential with Honda CVT Fluid. ATF Dexron II can be substituted temporarily.
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