Section VIII. PROPELLER SHAFTS
e . Installation. Refer to figure 3-101 and install
This section contains information on the main-
the engine propeller shaft. Torque universal joint
tenance of the propeller shafts. This includes the
bearing capscrews to 55-60 ft. lbs.
f r o n t propeller shaft, rear propeller shaft, and the
engine propeller shaft. The front propeller shaft
drives the front wheels, the rear propeller shaft
drives the rear wheels, and the engine propeller
s h a f t is mounted to the engine and the input shaft
on the transmission. The universal joints are
disconnected in order to remove the shafts.
3.43. Engine Propeller Shaft
a. Removal. Refer to figure 3-101 and remove
the engine propeller shaft.
b. Disassembly. Refer to figure 3-102 and
d i s a s s e m b l e the engine propeller shaft in numerical
(1) Inspect universal joints for cracks, wear,
looseness, rough or binding operation.
( 2 ) Inspect drive shaft and yokes for cracks,
distortion or other damage.
(3) Replace excessively worn or damaged
Figure 3-101. Propeller shaft, removal and installation.
d. Reassembly. Refer to figure 3-102 and
reassemble the engine propeller shaft.
9 Spider assembly
10 Tube assembly
Figure 3-102. Propeller shaft engine to transmission, disassembly and reassembly.