V70 XC AWD L5-2.4L Turbo VIN 56 B5254T (1998)
10. Dismantling universal joint
Mark driveshaft position relative to joint casing.
Turn back collar of joint casing tab.
NOTE: Turn back properly so spider and needle bearings come well clear of joint casing.
Remove shaft from joint casing.
Remove needle bearings from spider.
Mark position relative to spider.
11. Clean joint casing thoroughly
Do not dismantle needle bearings.
Clean off thoroughly with a clean lint-free cloth.
Replacing support bearings, see 018-019.
Replacing boot (gaiter) and outboard driveshaft, see Constant Velocity Joint Boot, Replacement steps 12 through 18. See: Constant Velocity Joint
12. Only if replacing boot (gaiter):
Remove spider from shaft.
Mark spider relative to driveshaft markings. Remove circlip.
Push spider off shaft.
Use drift tool 999 5118 and drift tool 999 5318, or equivalents, as support under spider.
Use drift tool 999 5118, or equivalent, and put copper or aluminium plates under spider pins to prevent damage to surfaces.
Remove boot (gaiter) from shaft.