4-26. DRIVE LINES, POWER TRAIN - Continued
4-26.5 Center Bearing.
This task covers
Shop Equipment, Automotive
10, Appendix E Dry Cleaning Solvent
Maintenance and Repair,
13, Appendix E Emery Cloth
Front Drive Shaft Removed (see para. 4-26.3)
bearing for support of the drive
shafts between the front and rear
Using a vise, clamp center bearing end
yoke (2) allowing access to the self-
locking nut (1).
Remove the self-locking nut (1) and
Remove center bearing end yoke from the
Using a mechanical puller, as required,
remove end yoke (2) from drive shaft.
Pull whole bearing assembly (3) off shaft.
If assembly is tight disassemble bearing
on shaft as detailed following. Otherwise
disassemble with bearing off shaft.
Remove the snap rings (4) retaining the
outer covers (5) in place. Slide outer
cover from end of shaft. Slide the inner
cover away from bearing.
Remove the four capscrews (6), Internal
tooth washers (9), flat washers (10), and
external tooth washers (11).
Holding the bracket (8), remove the four
bushings (14). Carefully remove the
connecting links (7) that attach the
bracket (8) to the housing (12).
Remove the bushings (15) from the
bracket (8) and the housing (12).