4-206. RIMS 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.
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
a. Clean the rim by removing all rust and other
to help seat the bead of tubeless
b. Lubricate tire beads and rim bead seats with an
approved rubber lubricant.
Do not stand over tire when
inflating. Bead may break when
beads snaps over safety hump and
Do not use silicone base lubricants
cause serious personal injury.
as this could cause the tire to slip
on the wheel.
c. Install the tire to the wheel.