TM 5-4210-224-14 P
4-186. REAR PROPELLOR SHAFT REPLACEMENT.
This task covers:
Drive Shaft Wrench
Universal Joints Removed
General Mechanics Tool Kit
General Safety Instructions
(Appendix D, Item 44)
Transmission in (N) neutral.
Parking brake and micro-brakelock set.
a. Reference mark the propellor shaft (1) to the
pinion flange (2) connection.
b. Remove the bolts (3) and retainers (4).
Do not pound on the propellor shaft yoke
ears or the injection joints may fracture.
Never pry or place any tool between a yoke
and a universal joint
Tape the bearing cups to prevent the
Cleaning solvent (Appendix D, Item 44)
loss of bearing rollers.
is both toxic and flammable. Keep off
skin. Use only in a well ventilated area
Remove the rear propellor shaft (1) by first
and avoid prolonged breathing of vapors,
sliding it forward, then lowering and withdrawing
Keep away from open flame.
it under the rear axle.
d. Support the propellor shaft (1).
a. Install the propellor shaft (1) by supporting it and
aligning the reference marks, checking the
bearings for proper fil.
b. Install the retainers (4) with the bolts (3) checking
for proper fit.