Nissan Juke Service and Repair Manual : Inspection

INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL

Appearance
Check the propeller shaft for bend and damage. If damage is detected, replace propeller shaft assembly.

Propeller Shaft Runout
Check propeller shaft runout at measuring points with a dial indicator.

If runout exceeds specifications, replace propeller shaft assembly.

Propeller shaft runout : Refer to DLN-125, "Propeller Shaft Runout".

 Propeller shaft runout measuring point (Point


Propeller shaft runout measuring point (Point )
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Dimension A: 542 mm (21.34 in): Front


Dimension A: 542 mm (21.34 in) B: 516.5 mm (20.33 in)

Journal Axial Play


Journal Axial Play
As shown in the figure, while fixing yoke on one side, check axial play of joint. If it is outside the standard, replace propeller shaft assembly.

Journal axial play : Refer to DLN-125, "Journal Axial Play".

CAUTION:
Never disassemble joints.

Center Bearing


Center Bearing
Check center bearing for noise and damage. If noise or damage is detected, replace propeller shaft assembly.

CAUTION:
Never disassemble center bearing.

INSPECTION AFTER INSTALLATION

After assembly, perform a driving test to check propeller shaft vibration. If vibration occurred, separate propeller shaft from final drive or transfer. Reinstall companion flange by changing the phase between companion flange and propeller shaft by the one bolt hole at a time. Then perform driving test and check propeller shaft vibration again at each point.

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