DRIVE SHAFT MAINTENANCE - CONTINUED
REAR DRIVE SHAFT REMOVAL
N OT E
Rear drive shaft is on a slip yoke.
Match mark shaft and yoke to
ensure correct installation.
Remove four bolts (1) and two straps (2) from yoke
With assistance, remove four bolts (4), two straps (5),
and rear drive shaft assembly (6) from yokes (3 and 7).
REAR DRIVE SHAFT CLEANING AND INSPECTION
WARN I N G
· Solvent cleaning compound MIL-PRF-680 Type III is an environmentally compliant and low-toxic material.
However, it may be irritating to the eyes and skin. Use protective gloves and goggles. Use in well-ventilated
areas. Keep away from open flames and other sources of ignition. Failure to do so may result in injury or
death to personnel.
· Particles blown by compressed air are hazardous. DO NOT exceed 15 psi (103 kPa) nozzle pressure when dry-
ing parts with compressed air. DO NOT direct compressed air against human skin. Make sure air stream is
directed away from user and other personnel in the area. To prevent injury, user must wear protective goggles
or face shield. Failure to follow this warning may result in injury to personnel.
Clean all parts and surfaces with solvent cleaning compound.
Dry parts with compressed air.
Inspect all parts for wear, pitting, cracks, or corrosion and replace if necessary.
Inspect drive shaft for dents or bending and replace if necessary.