Wheel weighs 110 lbs (50 kg).
Use suitable lifting device to lift
wheel assembly and prevent
possible injury to personnel.
Using lifting device, remove wheel (13) from
Loosen nut (14) and remove stem (4) from
rim spud (15).
Remove preformed packing (16) from
stem (4). Discard preformed packing.
Remove and discard nut (17), rim spud (15)
and grommet (18) from wheel (13).
Inspect tire tread for nails, glass and other foreign particles and for irregular wear, cuts and blisters.
Inspect bead of tire for damaged rim seal ridges.
Inspect complete inside surface of inner liner for imperfections, discoloration or irregular surfaces that
may indicate excessive heat, breaks or other fabric damage.
Check rim for cracks, dents, dirt and rust, especially in the lock ring groove. Clean rust and dirt from rim
using a wire brush, especially from the lock ring groove and the preformed packing groove to ensure
Paint wheel assembly parts as needed to protect against rust.
Do not use a lock ring or side ring if they are bent, distorted, cracked or heavily corroded. Destroy all
Remove rust, gummy rubber deposits, nicks and gouges in the rim bead seat surfaces.