Ford Mustang (1999-2004) Service Manual: 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 on a suitable workbench, being careful not to damage the tube.

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

Index-mark the positions of the driveshaft components.

Universal Joint - Single Cardan, Flange Yoke

4. Clamp the U-joint tool in a vise.

Universal Joint - Single Cardan, Flange Yoke

5. Remove all four of the snap rings.

Universal Joint - Single Cardan, Flange Yoke

6. Remove the driveshaft flange yoke.

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

2. Press out a bearing cup.

3. Remove the driveshaft flange yoke.

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

5. Remove the driveshaft flange yoke.

Universal Joint - Single Cardan, Flange Yoke

7. Remove the spider.

1. Reposition the driveshaft in the U-joint tool.

2. Press out the bearing cup.

3. Rotate the driveshaft.

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

5. Remove the spider.

Universal Joint - Single Cardan, Flange Yoke

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

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