3-8. DRIVE SHAFTS MAINTENANCE (CONT)
b. Center Drive Shaft (Cont).
CLEANING, INSPECTION, AND REPAIR
Dry cleaning solvent P-D-680 used to clean parts is toxic and flammable,
Wear protective goggles and gloves and use only in a well ventilated
area. Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothes and dont breathe
vapors. Do not use near open flame or excessive heat and dont smoke
when using it. Failure to do so could cause serious injury. If you be-
come dizzy while using cleaning solvent, get fresh air and medical
attention immediately. If contact with skin or clothes is made, flush
with large amounts of water.
If contact with eyes is made, wash eyes
with water and get medical aid immediately.
(1) Clean all parts using cleaning solvent P-D-680. Dry using clean cloths.
Replace an item if inspection indicates need for replacement.
Inspect splined yoke (5) and slip yoke (10) for cracks, twisted splines,
distortion, or damage. Remove burrs on splines using fine file.
(3) Inspect universal joints (3) for cracks or worn bearings. Remove burrs
from mating surfaces using fine file.
Inspect all other parts for cracks, distortion, or damage.
Install cap (8), two washers (6), and new felt washer (7) on splined yoke
Apply grease to splined yoke (5) splines.
Install splined yoke (5) in slip yoke (10), be sure match marks are
alined. Push cap (8) against slip yoke (10).
Install two lubrication fittings (9) in slip yoke (10).
Position two universal joints (3) on splined yoke (5) and slip yoke (10).
Install eight lock washers (2) and capscrews (1). Do not tighten.
Using rubber mallet, seat universal joints (3) by tapping lightly.
Tighten capscrews (1) to 45 lb-ft.
Install two lubrication fittings (4) in two universal joints (3).
(10) Install and lubricate center drive shaft (refer to TM 5-3805-262-20 and