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RADIAL TIRE, WHEEL, AND RUBBER RUNFLAT MAINTENANCE (ALL EXCEPT M1123 AND A2  VEHICLES)
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RADIAL TIRE, WHEEL, AND RUBBER RUNFLAT MAINTENANCE (ALL EXCEPT M1123 AND A2 VEHICLES) (Contd)
11. Lay tire (1) flat. WARNING •  Do not use runflat compressor if compressor strap is frayed or damaged. Inspect the tool’s pivot points and bearings and ensure runflat is free of grease and runflat compressor strap is centered around runflat. Failure to do so could cause injury to personnel. •  Any oil on runflat compressor belt or handle could result in personnel injury or damage to equipment. Wipe any oil off from belt or handle. NOTE Perform steps 12 and 13 when using runflat compressor P/N J39250. Perform steps 14 and 15 when using runflat compressor P/N 528236. 11.1.  Make sure gears and pivot points on runflat compressor (3) or (6) have a light coat of oil to ensure ease of operation and prevent from rust. 12. Position runflat compressor (3) on runflat (2) so that runflat compressor hex drive (4) is facing up and strap (5) is centered around runflat (2). NOTE Compress runflat by rotating hex drive in either direction. Rotate hex drive opposite to loosen. 13. Using runflat compressor (3), compress runflat (2). 14. Position runflat compressor (6) on an outer edge of runflat (2) with handle assembly (7) facing up and strap (8) centered around runflat (2). NOTE Compress runflat by rotating the handle assembly in a clockwise direction. Rotate handle assembly counterclockwise to loosen. 15. Using runflat compressor (6), compress runflat (2). NOTE •  It may be necessary to use a tire spoon and tire soap to remove runflat from tire. •  When using runflat compressor P/N 528236, handle may need to be removed before removing runflat. 16. Remove runflat (2) from tire (1) and remove runflat compressor (3) or (6) from runflat (2). 17. Remove two lubricant packets (9) and adhesive tape (10) from runflat (2) if installed. TM 9-2320-280-20-2 8-18 Change 2 8-5.   RADIAL TIRE, WHEEL, AND RUBBER RUNFLAT MAINTENANCE (ALL EXCEPT M1123 AND “A2” VEHICLES) (Cont’d) RUNFLAT COMPRESSOR (P/N 528236) RUNFLAT COMPRESSOR (P/N J39250)

 


 

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