4-28. TIRES/WHEELS REPAIR AND REPLACEMENT.
This task covers:
General Safety Instructions
General Mechanics Tool Kit, Appendix B, Section III
Bead Breaker, Appendix B, Section III, item 2
Performing maintenance on equipment that is not
properly supported can result m equipment falling or
Jack (Two Ton Capacity), Appendix B, Section III,
being dropped causing personal injury.
Jack Stands (2) (Two Ton Capacity), Appendix B,
Section III, item 2
Removal (See figure 4-30.)
Performing maintenance on equipment that is not properly supported can result in equipment
falling or being dropped causing personal injury.
Using jack, raise trailer mounted extinguisher just enough to remove tires/wheels. Support trailer frame
when lifted with jack stands.
Remove 8 nuts (1) and wheel (2).
Depress valve (3) stem to release air pressure in tire (4).
Separate tire (4) from wheel (2) using bead breaker.
Remove valve (3).
Repair is limited to replacement of defective or damaged components only.
Install valve (3) into wheel (2). Pull through from inside until fully seated in wheel
Install tire (4) onto wheel (2).
Inflate tire (4) to between 75 and 80 psig (518 and 552 kPa).