PROPELLER SHAFT ASSEMBLY REMOVAL

PROCEDURE


  1. REMOVE FRONT EXHAUST PIPE ASSEMBLY (TWC: Rear Catalyst)

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  2. REMOVE FRONT NO. 1 FLOOR HEAT INSULATOR


    1. A01QCWF

      Remove the 4 nuts and front No. 1 floor heat insulator.

  3. REMOVE NO. 1 FUEL TANK PROTECTOR


    1. B002CXP

      Remove the 4 nuts and No. 1 fuel tank protector.

  4. REMOVE PROPELLER SHAFT WITH CENTER BEARING ASSEMBLY


    1. A01XQVRC02
      *a Turn
      *b Hold

      Using SST, loosen the adjusting nut until it can be turned by hand.

      SST
      09922-10010

      Note

      Make sure to turn SST as shown in the illustration.

      Tech Tips

      Use 2 of the same type of SST.

    2. B002CBCC01
      *a Matchmark

      Put matchmarks on the automatic transmission flange yoke assembly and propeller shaft with center bearing assembly.

    3. Remove the 3 bolts, 3 washers and 3 nuts.

      Note

      The propeller intermediate shaft assembly and flexible coupling should not be disconnected.

    4. B002CKMC01
      *a Matchmark

      Put matchmarks on the rear drive pinion companion flange and propeller shaft with center bearing assembly.

    5. Remove the 3 bolts, 3 washers and 3 nuts.

      Note

      The propeller shaft assembly and flexible coupling should not be disconnected.

    6. A01QD9P

      Remove the 2 bolts and 2 adjusting washers.

      Tech Tips

      Some vehicles are not equipped with the adjusting washers.

    7. A01QARA

      Push the propeller shaft assembly straight forward to compress the propeller shaft with center bearing assembly and pull out the propeller shaft with center bearing assembly from the centering pin of the differential.

      Note

      Press the propeller shaft assembly straight ahead to keep the transmission and propeller intermediate shaft assembly aligned straight.

      Tech Tips

      If it is difficult to disconnect the flange from the flexible coupling, pry it using a screwdriver.

    8. Pull the propeller shaft with center bearing assembly outward from the vehicle's rear to remove it.

      Note

      The propeller intermediate shaft assembly and propeller shaft assembly should not be disconnected.