FRONT PROPELLER SHAFT REPAIR.
This task covers:
b. Cleaning and Inspection
Front propeller shaft assembly removed.
(See paragraph 6-2)
General Safety Instructions
Two boot clamps
Universal joint kits (as required)
Dry cleaning solvent
(Item 15, Appendix C)
Dry cleaning solvent is flammable and must not be used near open flame. Use only in a
If disassembling first design front propeller shaft, perform steps 1-3,
5, and 6.
If disassembling second design front propeller shaft, perform
Universal joints (7, 14, or 16) on constant velocity joint
driveshaft (6) are factory-installed using plastic injection
instead of bearing rings.
Remove 2 bearing rings (2), 4 bearing rings (10), or 4 bearing rings (13) as required.
Position universal joint (7, 14, or 16) over wood blocks. Using brass drift, drive out bearing cup
(1, 8, or 12). Drive out each bearing cup as required and remove universal joint. Discard
universal joints and bearing cups.
Retain constant velocity joint assembly (9) for installation. If damaged,
notify your supervisor.
Remove rear yoke (11) and constant velocity joint assembly (9).
Remove 2 clamps (17) from boot (18). Separate front yoke (3) from driveshaft (6), and
remove boot. Discard clamps.