2-100. FRONT AND REAR DRIVE SHAFT REPAIR
This task covers: Disassembly, Cleaning, Inspection, and Assembly
Tools and Test Equipment:
General Mechanics Tool Kit (1, App. E)
Drive shaft removed (para. 2-99)
Arbor Press (25, App. E)
Materials / Parts:
Grease (10, App. C)
Using a soft drift, tap outside of first bearing (4)
to loosen snap ring (5). Remove snap ring.
Turn flange yoke (2) over and remove opposite
snap ring (5). Remove remaining two snap rings
in same manner.
Use tube stock with I.D. of 1.5 inches
to support flange yoke and shaft
Place flange yoke (2) in an arbor press with a
piece of tube stock beneath it. Position flange
yoke with grease fitting (6) up.
Ensure cross assembly (1) is straight
when pressing out bearings. If cross
assembly is cocked, bearing will
score walls of cross holes and ruin
Place a solid plug on upper bearing (4) and
press through to release lower bearing.