Plymouth Workshop Manuals
PB 150 V8-318 5.2L VIN T 2-BBL (1983)
Transmission and Drivetrain > Drive/Propeller Shafts, Bearings and Joints > Universal Joint, Drive/Propeller Shaft > Component Information > Service and Repair > Service Notes > Page 2465
Fig. 8 Removing bearing cap by holding cap in vise & striking center yoke with hammer
WITH UNIVERSAL JOINT REPLACEMENT TOOL
1. Place driveshaft in a vise using care to avoid damaging it.
rings supplied with the replacement universal joint assembly must be used.
3. Position tool on shaft and press bearing out of yoke. If bearing cannot be pressed all the way out, remove it using vise grips or channel lock pliers
or position driveshaft as shown and strike center yoke with hammer. Mark yoke and shaft to make sure they will be reassembled in their same
4. Reposition tool so that it presses on the spider in order to press other bearing from opposite side of flange.
1. Start new bearing into yoke, then position spider into yoke and press bearing until it is 1/4 inch below surface.
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