4-185. UNIVERSAL JOINTS REPLACEMENT. (Continued)
Remove the boot (11) by releasing the boot
clamps (12) using the Keystone Clamp Pliers.
Do not pound on the propellor shaft yoke ears or
Slide the propellor shaft (1) forward enough to
the injection joints may fracture. Never
disengage, then withdraw the propellor shaft
pry or place any tool between a yoke
(1) rearward to remove.
and a universal joint.
Remove the constant velocity universal joint
e. Remove the yoke and cross assembly (5).
Tape the bearing cups to prevent the
a. Install the constant velocity universal joint (13).
loss of bearing rollers.
b. Install the boot (11) with the clamps (12) using
Remove the rear propellor shaft (1) by first
the Keystone Clamp Pliers.
sliding it forward, then lowering and
withdrawing it under the rear axle.
c. Lubricate the slip yoke (2) and install it to the
axle yoke (3).
Do not allow the universal joint (6) to incline
greatly as the joint may fracture.
g. Remove the rear universal joint (6).
h. Reference mark the relationship of the propellor
shaft (1) to the front axle and the transfer case
Do not pound
i. Disconnect the slip yoke (2) from the front axle
yoke (3) by removing the nuts (4), washers (5),
U-bolts (6), bolts (7), and retainers (8).
j. Remove the bolts (9) at the flange (10).