3-8. DRIVE SHAFTS MAINTENANCE (CONT)
b. Center Drive Shaft.
This task covers disassembly, cleaning, inspection, re-
pair, and reassembly of center drive shaft.
TOOLS: No. 1 Common Organizational Maintenance Tool Kit
Fixed open end wrench set
Torque wrench, 1/2 inch drive
Automotive Mechanics Tool Kit
Socket wrench set, 1/2 inch drive
MATERIALS/PARTS: Clean cloths (Appendix C, item 1)
Cleaning solvent P-D-680 (Appendix C, item 2)
Grease (Appendix C, item 7)
Paint (Appendix C, item 22)
Cap kit (FSCM 78500 PN DC72N1)
REFERENCES: TM 5-3805-262-20
PRELIMINARY PROCEDURE: Center drive shaft removed (refer to TM 5-
Remove eight capscrews (1) and lock washers (2).
Remove two universal joints (3) with lubrication fittings (4) from
splined yoke (5) and slip yoke (10). If necessary, tap universal joints
lightly using rubber mallet to loosen.
Remove two lubrication fittings (4) from universal joints (3).
Using paint, put match marks on splined yoke (5) and slip yoke (10) to
Loosen cap (8) and slide cap outward on splined yoke (5).
Pull splined yoke (5) from slip yoke (10).
Remove two washers (6), felt washer (7), and cap (8). Discard felt
Remove two lubrication fittings (9) from slip yoke (10).