4-57. WHEEL/TIRE REPLACEMENT.
This task covers:
c. Follow-On Maintenance
Tools and Special Tools
Oil, Lubricating (Item 15, Appendix E)
Tool Kit, General Mechanic's: Automotive
(Item 50, Appendix J)
Jack, Dolly Type Hydraulic (Item 22, Appendix J)
Wheels chocked, (Para 2-20)
Jackstand (Item 24, Appendix J)
Lift, Wheel Truck (Item 27, Appendix J)
Socket Set, 3/4 in. (Item 39, Appendix J)
Wrench, Torque (0 to 600 lb-ft [0 to 813 N.m])
(Item 62, Appendix J)
Never crawl under trailer when performing maintenance unless trailer is securely blocked.
Trailer may fall and cause serious injury or death to personnel.
Tire weighs 425 lbs (193 kg). Attach suitable lifting device prior to removal to prevent
possible injury to personnel.
Wheel/tire must be inflated in a safety cage or personal injury or death may result.
If tire has been driven on 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, remove the valve core from the valve stem and stand out of the trajectory area 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 personnel.