# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Diesel Equipment Technology III Task 102921874

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Inspect driveshaft, slip joints, yokes, drive flanges, and universal joints, driveshaft boots and seals, and retaining hardware.

Definition

Inspection should include
  • checking for torn rubber components
  • checking for excessive oil or grease
  • confirming there is no excessive play in the drive train components
  • determining whether to service or replace.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What impact will a missing driveshaft boot have on the driveshaft?
  • What damage will occur as a result of a failed universal joint?