Wheel/tire assembly weighs 425 lbs (193 kg). Use suitable lifting device to lift wheel/tire
assembly and prevent possible injury to personnel.
Wheel/tire must be deflated in a safety cage or personal injury or death may result.
Refer to TM 9-2610-200-14 for
construction of safety cage.
Using lifting device, position wheel/tire
assembly (1) in safety cage.
Remove cap (2) and adapter (3) from stem (4).
Always completely deflate tire by
removing valve core from valve
stem before attempting demounting
operation. After air has finished
exhausting from valve stem,
carefully run a piece of wire through
valve stem to ensure it is not
plugged and tire is completely
deflated. Failure to comply may
result in injury to personnel.
High air pressure may be released
from valve stem when valve core is
removed. Stay clear of valve stem
after core is removed. Ensure all
personnel wear suitable eye
protection. Failure to comply may
result in serious in injury to
Stand clear of trajectory area during
deflation or personal injury or death
Using valve core inserter and remover, remove
valve core (5) from stem (4) and completely
deflate tire (6). Discard valve core.
Remove wheel/tire assembly (1) from
safety cage and position on wooden stand
with lock ring (7) facing up.