Remove front drive shaft (1) from front axle (5)
by removing screws (6) and locknuts (7).
Place jack stands beneath rear drive shaft (8).
Raise stands until they meet drive shaft.
Use care when removing driveshaft
to ensure that tube and yoke do not
separate. Damage to components
Remove rear drive shaft (8) from transmission
(2) by removing screws (9) and lockwashers
(10). Discard lockwashers.
Remove rear drive shaft (8) from rear axle (11)
by removing screws (12) and locknuts (13).
Clean drive shafts in accordance with paragraph 1-24.
Inspect drive shaft components in accordance
with paragraph 1-24.
Inspect shafts for damaged, dented, or bent
tubing. Inspect for missing balance weights.
Ensure shaft is free of foreign material, such as
undercoat or concrete. If found, foreign material
shall be removed carefully to avoid damaging
Ensure splines slide freely with slight drag from
slip shaft seal.
Check that cross journals flex without excessive
Inspect mounting flanges for burrs, paint, or