DRIVE SHAFT MAINTENANCE - CONTINUED
FRONT 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.
FRONT DRIVE SHAFT INSTALLATION
WARN I N G
Use extreme caution when handling heavy parts. Provide adequate support and use assistance during pro-
cedure. Failure to follow this warning may result in injury to personnel.
N OT E
· Bearing caps and yoke ends should be cleaned prior to assembly.
· Front drive shaft assembly weighs 42 lb (19.4 kg).
With assistance, install front drive shaft assembly (21), two straps (20), and four bolts (19) on yoke (22). Tighten bolts
to 50 ± 10 lb-ft (68 ± 14 Nm).
Connect hose assembly (18) to bearing (17) and install two washers (16) and bolts (15) on bearing.
WAR N I N G
Before operating equipment, secure the steering frame lock in the stowed position. DO NOT operate
machine with steering frame lock connected. Failure to lock steering frame lock into the stowed position
before operating can result in loss of steering and injury or death to personnel.
Secure steering frame lock in stowed position (TM 5-3805-290-10).
Operate machine at different speeds to verify correct operation (TM 5-3805-290-10).