Chock tires (1) of wheel assemblies (2) not to be removed.
Blocking material MUST BE PLACED between rear axle housing and frame rear axle housing stops
before raising vehicle with floor jack. If blocking material is not used, vehicle will tip to left or right
when front axle housing is raised, or rear axle housing will pivot on pivot pin when rear wheel
assembly is removed, resulting in possible injury to personnel or damage to vehicle.
Place blocking material between rear axle housing (3) and both frame rear axle housing stops (4).
Loosen but do not remove twelve wheel nuts (5).
Place floor jack under axle housing (3), on same side as wheel assembly (2) to be removed. Raise vehicle
until tire (1) is off ground.
Place jackstand under axle housing (3), on same side as wheel assembly (2) to be removed.
Wheel assembly weighs approximately 465 lbs. Two personnel are required to remove wheel
assembly from vehicle wheel hub. Failure to follow this precaution could result in serious injury or
death to personnel.
With aid of assistant, remove twelve wheel nuts (5) and wheel assembly (2) from wheel hub (6).
Lower vehicle with floor jack until axle housing (3) is supported by jackstand.
Repair of wheel assembly is limited to replacing valve stem and valve core (refer to Para 13-3).