Volvo Workshop Manuals
V70 GL L5-2.4L VIN 55 B5254S (1998)
Transmission and Drivetrain > Drive Axles, Bearings and Joints > Axle Shaft Assembly > Support - Half Shaft/Short Shaft > Component Information > Service and Repair > Page 4613
3. Remove universal joint from driveshaft
Open circlip to free it from groove and insert a drift between the circlip lugs, refer to Constant Velocity Joint Boot, Replacement. See:
Tap the inner race a few mm along the shaft to hold the circlip open.
Using a brass drip, tap inboard universal joint off the shaft.
NOTE: Tap inner race only to avoid damaging cage or outer race.
4. Clean universal joint thoroughly.
Clean joint in assembled form, as it will not come apart.
5. Install a new circlip on universal joint.
Grease universal joint.
Use grease pack part No. 1161429-4 (120g), or equivalent.
Check that boot (gaiter) is undamaged, or fit new boot onto outboard shaft.
6. Assembling inboard and outboard driveshafts:
Fix outer driveshaft In vice.
Check that inner race is sitting squarely in universal joint.
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