4-205. TIRES REPLACEMENT. (Continued)
a. Raise the vehicle.
b. Using a lug wrench, remove the lug nuts (1)
from the studs.
c. Remove the wheel from the vehicle.
Use a tire changing machine to
demount tires. Do not use hand
tools or tire irons alone to remove
the tire from the wheel. Damage
to the tire beads or wheel rim could
d. Remove the tire from the rim.
c. Install the tire to the wheel.
a. Clean the rim by removing all rust and other
Do not exceed 40 psi (275 kPa)
b. Lubricate tire beads and rim bead seats with an
pressure when inflating. If 40 psi
approved rubber lubricant.
(275 kPa) pressure will not seat
beads, deflate, re-lubricate and
Do not use silicone base lubricants
cause the bead to break and cause
as this could cause the tire to slip
serious personal injury.
on the wheel.
Due to the construction of radial
truck tires, particularly in the lower
sidewall and bead area, it may be
difficult to get the tire to take air.
An inflation aid may be necessary
to help seat the bead of tubeless