Drive shaft may also be known as propeller shaft

Drive shafts are balanced, tubular shafts with "U" joints attached at each end. Flanges or yokes are used to connect drive shaft "U" joints to rear differential spider bearing or to transmission output shaft. "U" joint bearing caps are bolted to shaft flanges, or are pressed into shaft yokes. Drive shafts can be steel or aluminum.

Exploded Drive Shaft
Fig. 1: Exploded View Of Front Drive Shaft Courtesy of TOYOTA MOTOR SALES, U.S.A., INC.

2001 DRIVE AXLES Drive Shafts & Universal Joints - Sequoia 4WD

Toyota Sequoia Propeller Shaft
Fig. 2: Exploded View Of Rear Drive Shaft Courtesy of TOYOTA MOTOR SALES, U.S.A., INC.
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  • charles sutherland
    How to repair propeller shaft?
    2 years ago
  • william
    How does a Toyota Sequoia propeller drive shaft look like?
    2 years ago

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