1 8-3. WHEEL REPLACEMENT
This task covers:
General mechanics tool kit:
automotive (Appendix B, Item 1)
Maintenance and repair shop equipment:
(automotive (Appendix B, Item 2)
General Safety Instructions
l Always apply parking brake and chock opposite
wheel before removing wheel.
l Remove only inner group of nuts when removing
a wheel from vehicle.
Always apply parking brake and chock opposite wheel before
removing wheel. Avoid removing wheel when vehicle is on
sloping terrain. Injury to personnel or damage to equipment
Remove only inner group of nuts when removing a wheel from
vehicle. Removing outer nuts which hold the rim together while
the assembly is inflated could result in serious injury or death.
Loosen eight lug nuts (21, but do not remove.
Raise and support comer of vehicle (para. 8-2).
Remove eight lug nuts (2) and wheel (1) from geared hub (3).
Install lug nuts with fingers to full engagement. If nuts resist
finger-tightening, discard nuts. Examine studs for damage and
replace if damaged (para. 6-13).
The radial tire is nondirectional and can be used in either
Install wheel (1) on geared hub (3) with eight lug nuts (2).
Remove support and lower comer of vehicle (para. 8-2).
Tighten eight lug nuts (2) to 90-110 lb-f?. (122-149 Nom) in tightening sequence shown.