6-18. WHEEL ASSEMBLIES REPLACEMENT.
This Task Covers:
c. Follow-On Tasks
Tools and Special Tools:
Tool kit, general mechanic's (Item 4, Appendix B-3)
Landing legs down
Torque wrench (Item 9, Appendix B-3)
Semitrailer disconnected from prime mover
Ground boards emplaced
Jack must be positioned directly under axle to prevent slippage.
Direct all personnel to stay clear of vehicle when vehicle is
supported in the air. Failure to do so could result in serious
injury and damage to equipment.
To prevent shifting of trailer, floor jack should be used only on a
hard, level surface.
The spare tire and wheel weigh 179 lbs. (81.2 kg). This requires
two people to remove the spare from the carrier or install it on
the carrier. Slide the spare from the carrier or on to the
carrier--refrain from lifting the spare into position. Failure to do
so could result in injury.
Wheel replacement in the form of tire -changing is also an
Operator task. If floor jacks and jack stands are not available,
use Basic Issue 12-ton (10.9 metric ton) jack.
There are eight tire and wheel assemblies and they are
removed and installed the same way. This procedure covers
one wheel assembly.
For detailed procedures and/or instructions see referenced "H"