WHEEL AND TIRE MAINTENANCE (Cont).
Inspect tire for cuts, gouges, cracks,
protruding objects inside tire which
may not be visible from outside.
Inspect valve stem (7) and valve core
(6) for cracks. Replace if cracked.
Inspect wheel rim (4) for bends and
other damage. Replace if bent or
Install valve core (6) in valve stem (7) and install tire on wheel rim (4), (See TM 9-2610-200-14)
Inflate tire as required. (See TM 9-2320-289-10) Check for leaks in valve stem, valve core, and
around edge of wheel rim. Install valve cap (5). Balance tire and wheel assembly. (See
Perform step 1.1 for M1028A2 and M1028A3 only.
Only rear dual wheel has spacer ring (3.1).
When installing outer rear wheel (3), ensure that valve stems are
positioned 180° apart and that inner valve stems are accessible through
hole in outer rim.
Position inner rear wheel (3), spacer ring (3.1), outer rear wheel or front wheel, and clamping
ring (3.2) on wheel hub. Install lugnuts (1) finger tight. Remove jack stand (2) and lower truck.