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Driveshaft & U-Joints

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Fig. Exploded view of the driveshaft

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Matchmark the rubber coupling and rear differential companion flange.
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  5. Remove the rear differential driveshaft mounting bolts.
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  7. Remove the center bearing bracket.
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  9. Matchmark the flange yoke and transaxle companion flange.
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  11. Remove the mounting bolts and remove the driveshaft.
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  13. Installation is the reverse of removal, aligning the matchmarks made during removal. Note the following torques:
    1. Front driveshaft mounting bolts: 37-44 ft. lbs. (50-60 Nm).
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    3. Center bearing bracket: 30-37 ft. lbs. (40-50 Nm).
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    5. Rear driveshaft mounting bolts: 74-89 ft. lbs. (100-120 Nm).
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