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  • Lube failures
  • Overheating & reduced lube feed


Based on early-style OE design, the valve can result in excess exhaust for lube oil. Late-style OE valve fixes this problem but is not available.


Prevent loss of lube and restore normal operation by installing Sonnax lockup shift valve kit.

Honda, Acura 5-Speed

Lockup Shift Valve Kit
Part No. 98892-16K

See Application Chart below for detailed guide

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Early OE Honda 5-spool lockup shift valves can exhaust lube oil through the valve when in lockup, resulting in lube related issues. This Sonnax drop-in, updated lockup shift valve kit 98892-16K eliminates the exhaust circuit for lube oil at the lockup shift valve location (see illustration).

  • Direct drop in replacement, no tools required
  • Eliminates the need for external 2nd gear lube update on early versions
  • Updated lube control
Honda 5-Speed 98892-16K Application Chart
MakeModelYearsTrans Code.
Acura 3.2CL 2001 2006 BGFA
Acura 3.2CL 2001 2006 MGFA
Acura 3.2TL 2000 2003 M7WA
Acura 3.2TL 2001 2003 B7WA
Acura MDX 2001 2002 MGHA
Acura MDX 2001 2002 BGHA
Acura TL 2004 2008 BDGA
Honda Accord 2003 2007 BAYA
Honda Accord 2003 2007 MAYA
Honda Odyssey 2002 2004 BYBA
Honda Odyssey 2005 2007 BGRA
Honda Odyssey 2005 2007 PGRA
Honda Pilot 2003 2007 BVGA
Honda Pilot 2003 2007 PVGA
Honda Pilot 2003 2007 BVLA
Honda Pilot 2003 2007 PVLA

This kit fits several Honda 5- speed models. However, model to model, the appearance of valve bodies and the location of the lockup shift valve bore may vary. The BVGA 0307, 3.5L Pilot model is illustrated here. See Honda 98892-16K Application Chart for a detailed guide.

  • Valve
  • O-Ringed End Plug
  • O-Rings (2) 1 extra

Sonnax valve body layouts provide a detailed overview of individual units making it quick and easy to determine what’s available for the specific valve body you’re working on. See all Sonnax valve body layouts.

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A vacuum test at the ports indicated should hold 18 in-Hg or more. If the vacuum test reading is less, the casting should be replaced due to excessive bore wear.

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