The following procedure shows one U-joint removal. Use the same procedure for the other
rear drive axle drive shaft U-joint.
1. Remove four retaining rings (Figure 2, Item 2) from rear drive axle drive shaft (Figure 2, Item 1).
Figure 2. Retaining Rings.
U-joint will bottom out on yoke of drive shaft before it is loose in drive shaft yoke. Stop
using ball joint service kit at this point. Failure to follow this caution will result in damage to
2. Using ball joint service kit (Figure 3, Item 1), remove U-joint (Figure 3, Item 2) from rear drive axle drive shaft
(Figure 3, Item 3).
Figure 3. U-Joint.
END OF TASK