3-10. WHEEL AND TIRE ASSEMBLY - REPLACE
This Task Covers:
Ensure that trailer is on level surface. Chock wheels for safety. Unit could
roll and cause injury.
Use extreme caution when jacking up the trailer. It could fall causing
serious injury or death.
Removal. (Refer to Figure 3-6.)
Position chock block (1) behind or in front of the trailer wheel (2) that is not defective, depending on
direction of slope.
Loosen spare tire by removing brace nut (3), washer (4) and retaining bracket (5). Then remove spare tire
Use towing vehicle's jack and lug wrench to remove eight lug nuts (7) and defective tire (8) from axle
Slide spare tire (6) onto axle assembly (9) and install eight lug nuts (7).
Place defective tire (8) onto the spare tire position on the trailer (10). Put retainer (5) and washer (4) over
defective tire (8).
Tighten brace nut (3) until defective tire (8) is secured.
Return tools to truck.