View Single Post
  #29  
Old 05-19-2009, 05:59 PM
BodhiBenz1987's Avatar
BodhiBenz1987 BodhiBenz1987 is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: East Coast
Posts: 3,004
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ryan Z View Post
Re-read step # 3 & picture # 3.
Step # 3 was to remove the flex disc and compress the driveshaft ... I'm assuming you meant step 12, which I read carefully but just want to clarify if I'm reading it right.
In my AllData manual, it states "Install rubber mount in such a manner that inner V-fold points toward universal joint." This is the diagram ... I have marked in red the "shoulder" that the bearing sits up against, and the direction that is front of the car. It looks like that is opposite of what is described/pictured in step 12 ... if I'm reading that step right, it says the shoulder should face the rear of the car. I'm not saying the DIY is wrong ... more likely, I'm reading something wrong, so I'm looking for clarification. I really don't want to do this wrong and have to take the driveshaft apart again. Ever.
Attached Thumbnails
How to replace the driveshaft support (carrier) bearing - A step by step guide-support.jpg  
__________________
1987 300D, arctic white/palomino--314,000 miles
1978 240D 4-speed, Euro Delivery, light ivory/bamboo--369,000 miles
2005 Jeep Liberty CRD Limited, light khaki/slate--138,000 miles
2018 Chevy Cruze diesel, 6-speed manual, satin steel metallic/kalahari--12,500 miles
1995 S320, black/parchment--34,000 miles (Dad's car)
Reply With Quote