Propeller Shaft Removal
Final Gear Case (see this chapter)
Swingarm (see Suspension chapter)
Remove the propeller shaft from the front driven gear
Turn the propeller shaft so that the lockpin access hole
[A] in the propeller shaft comes outside.
Move back the propeller shaft and slip the propeller shaft
off the driven gear joint while pushing on the lockpin.
Propeller Shaft [A]
Universal Joint [B]
Driven Gear Joint [E]
Remove the circlip [B] from the rear end of the propeller
shaft [A] using a circlip pliers.
Special Tool - Outside Circlip Pliers: 57001–144
Remove the washer [C] and pull out the propeller shaft
sliding joint [D].
Propeller Shaft Installation
Replace the O-ring [A] and circlip [B].
Apply grease to the O-ring.
Lubricate the propeller shaft joint (see Periodic Mainte-
After connecting the propeller shaft to the driven gear
joint, pull the propeller shaft rearward to check that the
shaft is secured in place by the lockpin.
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