8-4. TIRE, WHEEL, AND RUNFLAT MAINTENANCE (Cont'd)
b. Inspection and Cleaning
Do not reuse a tire which has been run flat without thoroughly
inspecting for damage. Failure to follow these instructions may
result in injury to personnel or damage to equipment.
Inspect inside of tire (1) for cord or belt separation, and inner liner damage. Replace tire (1) if
Inspect tire bead (2) for abrasions caused from runflat halves (3). Replace tire (1) if damaged.
Check for protruding objects inside tire (1) which may not be visible from outside. Repair tire (1) if
Check tread depth on tire (1). Tread should not be worn below level of wear bars (4). Replace
tire (1) if tread is worn below wear bars (4).
Remove filament tape (7), lubricant packet (6), and adhesive tape (5) from runflat halves (3) if
installed. Discard lubricant packet (6), filament tape (7), and adhesive tape (5).
Clean lubricant from tire (1) and runflat halves (3) with soap and water and allow to air dry.