4-26 DRIVE LINES, POWER TRAIN - Continued
Using a mechanical puller and bearing separator,
as required, remove the center bearing and
housing assembly (12) from the shaft. Slide inner
cover off shaft.
Place bearing and assembly housing (12) in a
Wipe grease from bearing to access snap rings
Using two screwdrivers or suitable tools remove
the bearing retaining snap rings from the housing.
Set bearing and housing assembly up in a press if
required, and remove the bearing from the
housing (12). Discard the bearing.
Dry cleaning solvent P-D-680 (safety or
prolonged breathing of vapors and skin
contact with the liquid. Do not use near
open flame, arcing equipment or other
ignition sources. Always wear eye
protection and protective clothing. The
flash point of P-D-680 is 100 to 138 deg.
F (30 to 59 deg. C).
Using dry cleaning solvent (item 10, Appendix E),
wash all components of center bearing except for
the rubber bushings (14 and 15).
Death or serious injury could occur if
compressed air is directed against the
skin. Do not use compressed air for
cleaning or drying unless the pressure
is/has been reduced to 30 psi (2.11
kg/cm2) or less. When working with
compressed air always use chip guards,