Section XVI. WHEEL MAINTENANCE
Wheel Assembly Replacement
Wheel Assembly Repair
WHEEL ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT
This task covers: Removal, Cleaning, Inspection, and Installation
Tools and Test Equipment:
General Mechanics Tool Kit (1, App. E)
Torque Wrench (32, App. E)
Hydraulic Jack (7, App. E)
Jack Stands (8, App. E) (4 ea.)
Socket Wrench Set, 3/4" Drive (55, App. E)
Rear axle oscillates relative to the frame. When jacking the front of the unit, stabilize the frame with jack stands
before jacking. Failure to stabilize the frame may result in personnel injury or damage to equipment.
Before jacking unit to remove front wheels, place jack stands under each side of frame just in front of rear axle. Adjust
jack stands as necessary during jacking.
Wheels are heavy and awkward. Enlist the help of an assistant when removing wheels
to prevent injury to personnel and damage to components.