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INNER  RIM  STUD  MAINTENANCE
TM   9-2320-280-20-2 8-8. INNER RIM STUD MAINTENANCE This task covers: a. Removal c. Installation b. Cleaning and Inspection INITIAL  SETUP: Tools General mechanic’s tool kit: automotive (Appendix B, Item 1) Manual  References TM 9-2320-280-24P Equipment  Condition Wheel removed (para. 8-3). General Safety Instructions Always wear eye protection when replacing wheel studs. Ensure tire is totally deflated before removing wheel locknuts. Never use wheel assemblies with damaged studs. Never inflate a wheel assembly without first checking wheel locknut torques. Always use a tire inflation cage and a clip-on air chuck for tire inflation. W A R N I NG Always wear eye protection when replacing wheel studs. Severe eye injury may result if metal chips contact eyes. NOTE Perform steps 1 through 4 for stud removal without disassembly of wheel. Perform steps 5 and 6 for stud removal with disassembled wheel. 1.  Place wheel assembly in tire inflation cage. W A R N I NG 2. 3. In all assembly operations, ensure the tire is totally deflated before removing wheel locknuts. Failure to follow proper safety precautions may result in serious injury or death. Remove valve core (3) from valve bore (4) and deflate tire (1). Run a wire through valve bore (4) to ensure it is not plugged. When tire (1) is fully deflated, loosen wheel locknut (2) from each side of the broken stud(s) (5). If you hear escaping air, do not proceed. Wait until the sound stops and recheck valve bore (4). When you are certain tire is fully deflated, proceed to remove wheel locknut (2). Discard locknut (2). 8-27

 


 

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