Ford Mustang Service Manual: Disassembly

Disassembly

1. Remove the driveshaft (4602). For additional information, refer to Driveshaft in this section.

2. CAUTION: Under no circumstances is the driveshaft assembly to be clamped in the jaws of a vise or similar holding fixture. Denting or localizing fracture can result, causing driveshaft failure during vehicle operation.

Place the driveshaft (4602) on a suitable workbench. Be careful not to damage the tube.

3. NOTE: If components are not marked and therefore installed incorrectly, driveline imbalance can occur.

Index-mark the driveshaft components.

4. Clamp the special tool in a vise.


4. Clamp the special tool in a vise.

5. Remove all four of the snap rings.


5. Remove all four of the snap rings.

6. NOTE: If necessary, use a pair of pliers to remove a bearing cup if


6. NOTE: If necessary, use a pair of pliers to remove a bearing cup if it cannot be pressed out all the way.

Remove the driveshaft slip yoke (4841).

1. Position the driveshaft slip yoke in the U-joint tool.

2. Press out a bearing cup.

3. Rotate the driveshaft slip yoke.

4. Press on the spider to remove the remaining bearing cup.

5. Remove the driveshaft slip yoke.

7. Repeat Step 5 to remove the remaining bearing cups and spider from the


7. Repeat Step 5 to remove the remaining bearing cups and spider from the driveshaft.

8. Clean the yoke area at each end of the driveshaft.


8. Clean the yoke area at each end of the driveshaft.

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