2003 Honda Pilot Powertrain Removal
In this video I show you how to remove the engine, transmission, and front subframe from a first generation Honda Pilot. This is my first step in replacing the transmission, servicing the engine, and reconditioning the front suspension and subframe on this vehicle.
I also deal with a broken shift cable on this vehicle and share how I repaired it.
In summary, it’s pretty much everything you needed to know about reconditioning everything that drives and supports the front of a Honda Pilot. I hope you find the information useful and entertaining.
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Steering Wheel Holder: https://www.jbtools.com/the-main-resource-bp125-steering-wheel-holder/
Body Clip Removal Tool: https://www.jbtools.com/gearwrench-41850-3-piece-body-clip-set/
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CAT Plug Kit: https://parts.cat.com/en/catcorp/shop-supplies/caps-and-plugs/9U-7075
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Eastwood MIG 140 Welder: https://www.eastwood.com/eastwood-140-amp-mig-welder.html
Big Bertha Prybar: https://mayhew.com/product/14124-the-big-stick-dominator-54c-hd-curved-pry-bar/
GEARWRENCH Extra Long 3/8” Ratchet: https://www.gearwrench.com/products/ratchets-and-drive-tools/38-drive/81269-38-drive-120xptm-extra-long-handle-teardrop
Milwaukee 1/2” Drive Impact: https://milwaukeetool.com/Products/Power-Tools/Fastening/Impact-Wrenches/2863-22
GoPowerTrain (where I got my transmission): https://go-powertrain.com
How To Build a Subframe Platform for Easy Engine/Transmission Removal: https://youtu.be/rVrs0SG866w
How To Use a Torch To Remove Rusted Bolts: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LPlndTrPK6A
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No Crank, No Start Checking Battery Terminals: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ze7pzrhRIs
$0 Performance Upgrade (Throttle Cable Adjustment): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rawvJop772E
2003 Honda Pilot Inspection This Thing Needs Help: https://youtu.be/11nl6FCkr-s
How To Repair Structural Rust Damage: https://youtu.be/wou4sk8Xt9k
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