How to remove 92 Chevy s10 2wd v6 4.3l rear driveshaft won't just slide off as manual says?
very carefully, sometimes the universal joint need a little persuasion to separate from the pinion flange after you have removed the clamps.
Remove the driveshaft from the back of your Chevy transmission. Remove the transmission mount retaining bolts. Remove the retaining bolts from the Bell housing. The transmission can then slide backwards. Don't forget to unbolt the torque converter from the flex-plate and remove the torque converter with the transmission.
Easy, step one: loosen the idler wheel tensioners. #2 remove the bolts that hold the skid to the tunnel and remove skid #3 remove chaincase cover and driveshaft bearing #4 remove speedometer cable from clutch side driveshaft bearing cover and driveshaft bearing #5 slide driveshaft towards chaincase enough to slide the track out.
Mark driveshaft to insure the when re-installed factory balance will be maintained Remove and discard small "U" bolts at yoke Pry driveshaft out of yoke Slide driveshaft up onto splined area Slide drive shaft off yoke Bring to machine/auto parts store to have new "U: joints pressed into driveshaft Re-install driveshaft in reverse order Replace small "U" bolts
Mark drive shaft and yoke to be sure to install in the same position to maintain factory balance Remove and discard 2 small "u" bolts at rear end Pry driveshaft out of yoke Slide driveshaft off splines at transmission tail piece Bring driveshaft to an auto parts/machine shop to have new "U" joint pressed into driveshaft Replace "U" Bolts with new ones
Mark driveshaft and yoke to insure re-installing in the same location to maintain factory balance remove and discard small "U" bolts at differntial yoke pry driveshaft out of yoke and up onto transmission splines lower driveshaft to ground and slide off of transmission splines use new small "U" bolts upon installation
Remove the driveshaft From the truck. Mark the driveshaft on both sides so that when you put it back together it will still be balanced. Slide the 2 shafts apart and then take a hammer and a punch and lightly drive the bearing off the shaft. install the new on and slide the shafts back together. reinstall and walla your are done.
Jack up and support the right front of the vehicle. Remove the wheel/tire. Remove the brake caliper and hang the caliper with a piece of wire out of the way. Remove hub/rotor assembly. Remove backing plate and spindle. Slide out axle assembly. Replace u-joint as you would on a driveshaft. Assemble in reverse order.