Transfer Case and Propeller Shaft Maintenance Instructions (Cont)
UNIVERSAL JOINT AND DUST CAP REMOVAL/INSTALLATION (CONT).
Install splined shaft (2) in slip yoke (3).
Install dust cap (1) on slip yoke (3).
Install grease fitting (4) in slip yoke (3).
Some universals may have two grease fittings.
Install grease fitting (5) in universal
If check valve falls out of universal
joint, be sure to install check valve
with largest end facing out. Make
sure all four check valves are
installed correctly, otherwise,
lubricant will not flow through check
Install universal joint (6) in
flange yoke (7).
Be careful when installing bearing
caps or needle bearings may fall out
and be damaged or lost.
Install two grease seals (8) on
bearing caps (9). Install two
bearing caps on each side of
flange yoke (7) and universal
joint (6). Make sure bearing
caps are seated against flange
Failure to properly tighten bolts, and reuse of self-locking bolts, could cause the driveshaft
to loosen and separate from the vehicle, which could cause a loss of control and could result
in serious personal injury or death.
Install two screws (11) on bearing caps (9).
Tighten screws (11) (Figure 9-1).
Install propeller shaft (para 9-9).
Lubricate propeller shaft and universal joint (LO 9-2320-279-20).