4-90. TIRE REPLACEMENT (CONT).
Install valve stem (4) in rim (2), and
remove valve cap (5).
Place rim (2) on wooden blocks.
Lubricate bead and rim (2) with tire bead
Place tire (3) on top of rim (2). Move tire
(3) until part of lower bead is resting
between rims of wheel.
Insert tire iron between wheel rim (2), and
lower tire bead. Lever bead over rim.
Force part of top tire bead over edge of rim
(2). Insert tire iron between wheel rim and
top tire bead. Lever the bead over rim.
To avoid personal injury, never stand close to tire while inflating; inflate in safety cage.
Place tire in safety cage and inflate tire to 40 psi (276 kPa) until tire bead moves over center of rim
Inflate tire to a maximum pressure of 65 psi (448 kPa), and ensure tire bead is seated on rim.
Adjust to operating pressure of 65 psi (448 kPa), and fit valve cap (5).
(10) Remove tire from safety cage.
Follow-on maintenance: Install wheel and tire (para 4-88)
END OF TASK
4-91. TIRE REPAIR.
Refer to TM 9-2610-200-14, Operator/Unit/Direct Support/General Support Maintenance Manual for care, maintenance,
repair and inspection of pneumatic tires and inner tubes.