4-206. RIMS REPLACEMENT. (Continued)
Do not exceed 40 psi (275 kPa)
pressure when inflating. If 40 psi
(275 kPa) pressure will not seat
beads, deflate, relubricate and
reinflate. Overinflation may cause
the bead to break and cause
serious personal injury.
mounting and inflation procedures
are especially important with radial
Failure to follow these
deformation due to incorrect bead
If the spacing is uneven around the
seating. Bead deformation may
bead from side to side, repeat
lead to chafing, lower sidewall and
steps a through c, then recheck.
bead area packing, eccentric wear,
ride vibration and nonretreadable
Before re-installing the wheels,
remove any build up of corrosion
d. Install valve core and inflate to proper pressure.
on the wheel mounting surface and
Check the locating rings (2) of the tire to be sure
disc mounting surface by scraping
they show around the rim flanges on both sides.
and wire brushing.
wheels with out good metal-to-
e. Check the spacing between the rim flange and
metal contact at the mounting
one of the three lower sidewall rim line rings
surfaces can cause wheel nuts to
while the tire is laying flat to verify bead seating.
loosen. This can lead to a wheel
Measurements must be taken each 90°degrees
coming off while the vehicle is
around the circumference of the rim flange.
moving, causing loss of control.