Ford Mustang Service Manual: Universal Joint - Single Cardan, Flange Yoke

Driveshaft (Description and Operation)

 


 

NOTE: All driveshaft assemblies are balanced. If undercoating the


NOTE: All driveshaft assemblies are balanced. If undercoating the vehicle, protect the driveshaft to prevent overspray of any undercoating material.

The driveshaft has the following features:

  • A tubular shaft used to transfer engine torque from the transmission output shaft to the differential in the rear axle housing, which transmits torque through the axle shafts to the drive wheels.
  • Consists of two single-cardan universal joints, a driveshaft slip yoke, a welded tube assembly and a driveshaft centering socket yoke.
  • The splined driveshaft slip yoke permits the driveshaft to move forward and rearward on the transmission output shaft during drivetrain movement and during driveshaft removal and installation.
Assembly
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 ...

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 ...

Other materials:

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Installation
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Cleaning the exterior
Wash your vehicle regularly with cool or lukewarm water and a neutral pH shampoo, such as Motorcraft Detail Wash. Do not use a commercial or high-pressure wand on the surface or edge of stripes and graphics. This can cause damage to the film and cause ...