3-5. SPARE TIRE REPLACEMENT.
This task covers:
c. Follow-On Maintenance
Tools and Special Tools
Gloves, Heavy Duty (Item 12, Appendix J)
Handle, Sliding (TM 9-2320-364-10)
Socket, Impact 1-1/2 in. (TM 9-2320-364-10)
Wrench, Extension (TM 9-2320-364-10)
Wrench, Impact (TM 9-2320-364-10)
Wheels chocked, (Para 2-20)
Spare tire weighs 425 lbs (193 kg). Keep all personnel clear from under spare tire. Failure to
comply may result in serious injury to personnel.
Ensure all personnel wear suitable eye protection while lowering spare tire. Failure to
comply may result in injury to personnel.
Ensure personnel are positioned under trailer only far enough to perform procedure. Do
not position entire body under tire unless required. Failure to comply may result in injury
or death to personnel.
If spare tire is underinflated or overinflated, or there is obvious or suspected damage on the
tire or wheel components, the tire must be completely deflated. To deflate the tire, attach
inflator gage to valve stem. Inflator gage must not be hooked up to air hose. Press down
inflator gage handle until all air pressure has been exhausted. Stand out of the trajectory area
or personal injury or death may result.
Wheel/tire must be inflated in a safety cage or personal injury or death may result.
While changing tire or while performing tire maintenance, stay out of the trajectory as shown
by the area indicated. Failure to follow proper procedures may result in injury or death to
Tire pressure must be checked properly or serious injury or death may result.