REMOVAL - COMPANION FLANGE, AUXILIARY SECTION AND CLUTCH HOUSING
COMPANION FLANGE, AUXILIARY SECTION AND CLUTCH HOUSING
A. Removal of Universal Joint Companion Flange or Yoke
1. Lock the transmission by engaging two main- shaft gears with sliding clutches (inset). Use a large breaker bar to turn the nut from output shaft and remove washer if so equipped.
2. Pull the companion flange or yoke from splines of output shaft. Remove the speedometer drive gear or replacement spacer from hub of flange/ yoke or from inside rear bearing cover remaining on output shaft (inset). For some models, it is necessary to remove the snap ring in groove of output shaft PRIOR to removal of the speedome- ter gear or spacer.