(13) Remove performed packing (11)
from inner wheel (10). Cut
preformed packing in two and
If studs are damaged, perform
step (14). If studs are not
damaged, go to step (15).
(14) Remove any damaged studs (8)
from inner wheel (10). Discard
Note position of valve stem
assembly before removing.
(15) Loosen nut (12), and remove valve stem (4)
and preformed packing (13) from rim spud
(14). Discard preformed packing.
(16) Remove nut (15), grommet (16) and rim
spud (14) from outer wheel (9).
Cracked, broken, bent or otherwise damaged rim components
shall not be reworked, welded, brazed or otherwise heated or
damage, injury or death may result.
No heat shall be applied to a multi-piece wheel or wheel component
or damage, injury or death may result.
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 inner and outer wheel halves for cracks, dents, dirt and rust. Clean rust and dirt from inner and
outer wheel halves using a wire brush, especially from the preformed packing groove to ensure proper
Paint wheel assembly parts as needed to protect against rust. Do not paint studs or valve stem and wheel/
axle mounting areas. Remove and destroy all damaged parts.
Remove rust, gummy rubber deposits, nicks and gouges in the wheel bead seat surfaces.