Reassemble the removed parts in the reverse order of removal.
Before installing the wheel, check that the wheel hub and final drive
gear splines are coated with molybdenum disulfide paste (USA only: Pro
Honda Moly 60 Paste, or equivalent).
Be sure the splines on the wheel hub fit into the final gear case.
Fit the brake disc carefully between the brake pads to avoid damaging the
Tighten the rear axle nut to the specified torque:
80 lbf·ft (108 N·m , 11.0 kgf·m)
Tighten the rear caliper stopper bolt to the specified torque:
51 lbf·ft (69 N·m , 7.0 kgf·m)
After installing the wheel, apply the brake several times and then check if the
wheel rotates freely. Recheck the wheel if the brake drags or if the wheel
does not rotate freely.
Operate the brake pedal and check the brake operation.
Inspect the brake system (page
If a torque wrench was not used for installation, see your Honda dealer as
soon as possible to verify proper assembly. Improper assembly may lead to
loss of braking capability.
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