7-53. Propeller Shafts
pedal free travel.
a. General. The locations of the four propeller
(3) Depress the clutch several times and re-
The propeller shafts which connect the driving axles to
check the clearance specified in step (1) above.
the transfer case are identical with the exception of their
(4) Hold the clutch pedal down while the sleeve
locknut is turned up to the release lever spider and
b. Main Transmission Propeller Shaft Replace-
lockwashers, and nuts which connect the flanges at each
Note. Always disengage the clutch while the
end of the propeller shaft, and remove the propeller
sleeve locknut is being locked or unlocked hut have the
clutch engaged while turning the threaded sleeve to
obtain the proper distance which must he checked and
c. Driving Axle Propeller Shaft Replacement.
maintained as wears occurs.
Refer to figure 7-58 and bend the lock straps away from
the capscrews. Remove the capscrews, lock straps, and
Note. The sleeve locknut (spanner nut) must be
turned up against the release lever spider and securely
the propeller shaft. In-stall the propeller shaft as shown
locked. This can be accomplished by the use of a punch
and hammer or spanner wrench.
7-54. Differential Service
Check the oil level in the front and rear differentials. The
oil should be just up to the level plug opening. Add oil of
the type listed in the lubrication order as required to bring
the level to the oil level plug opening.
and replace the outriggers.
rust or corrosion from the outrigger beams and boxes,
and paint in accordance with TM 9-213. Replace any
damaged or bound outrigger beam roller or jack screws,
and damaged outrigger box pins, eye pins or capscrews.
Report any broken or cracked welds to the proper
seat as shown.
damaged cab sheet metal.
Refer to figure 7-26 and remove or install the fenders.
Figure 7-56. Clutch control, adjustment
7-52. Gear Shift Controls
Refer to figure 7-57 and repair or replace components of
the gear shift control as required