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Honda Fit: EPS Motor Removal and Installation

NOTE: Do not allow dust, dirt, or other foreign materials to enter the steering gearbox.

Removal

  1. Remove the steering gearbox.

  1. Remove the EPS motor 3P connector (A) and the EPS motor angle sensor 8P connector (B) from the connector bracket (C), then remove the clips (D).

  2. BACD
  1. Remove the EPS motor (A) from the steering gearbox, then remove the O-rings (B, C).

    NOTE: Do not discard the O-ring (C).

  2. ABReplace.CReuse.8 x 1.25 mm

Installation

  1. Clean the mating surfaces between the EPS motor (A) and the steering gearbox.

  2. ACReuse.EF8 x 1.25 mm19 NВ·m (1.9 kgfВ·m, 14 lbfВ·ft)DBReplace.??
  3. Apply steering grease to the new O-ring   (B), and carefully fit it on the EPS motor.

  4. Install the O-ring (C) to the EPS motor shaft.

  5. Apply steering grease to the EPS motor shaft (D).

  6. Install the EPS motor on the steering gearbox by engaging the EPS motor shaft and the worm shaft (E).

  7. Before tightening the bolts, turn the motor two or three times to the right and left about 45 degrees. Make sure the EPS motor is evenly seated on the steering gearbox, and that the O-ring is not pinched between the mating surfaces.

  8. Tighten the EPS motor mounting bolts (F) to the specified torque.

  1. Install the EPS motor 3P connector (A) and EPS motor angle sensor 8P connector (B) to the connector bracket (C).

  2. BACD
  3. Install the wire harness clips (D).

  4. Finish the installation, and note these items:

    • Make sure the EPS motor 3P connector and EPS motor angle sensor 8P connector are properly connected.

    • Make sure the EPS motor and the EPS wires are not caught or pinched by any parts.

  5. Install the steering gearbox.

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