PROPELLER SHAFT ASSEMBLY (4WD and PRE
2003 TOYOTA TACOMA (RM1002U)
Be careful not to grip the propeller shaft tube too tightly in
a vise as this will cause deformation.
SEPARATE PROPELLER SHAFT AND INTERMEDI-
Place matchmarks on the flanges.
Remove the 4 nuts, bolts and washers.
Separate the propeller shaft and intermediate shaft.
REMOVE FLANGE FROM INTERMEDIATE SHAFT
Using a chisel and hammer, loosen the staked part of the
Using SST to hold the flange, remove the nut and spacer.
Place matchmarks on the flange and shaft.
Using SST, remove the flange from the intermediate
09950–30012 (09951–03010, 09953–03010,
09954–03010, 09955–03030, 09956–03020)
Remove the spacer.
REMOVE CENTER SUPPORT BEARING FROM IN-
REMOVE SLEEVE YOKE FROM PROPELLER SHAFT
Place matchmarks on the sleeve yoke and shaft.
Pull out the sleeve yoke from the shaft.
Remove the dust cover from the shaft.