Chevrolet Chevette/1000 1976-1988 Repair Guide

Driveshaft

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION





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Fig. Fig. 1View of the driveshaft mounting

  1. Raise the car. Scribe matchmarks on the driveshaft and the companion flange and disconnect the rear universal joint by removing the trunnion bearing straps.
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  3. Move the driveshaft to the rear under the axle to remove the slip yoke from the transmission. Watch for oil leakage from the transmission output shaft housing.
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  5. Install the driveshaft in the reverse order of removal. Tighten the trunnion strap bolts to 16 ft. lbs.
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