4-53. SPARE WHEEL AND TIRE CARRIER ASSEMBLY MAINTENANCE.
This Task Covers:
Cleaning and Inspection
Wire Rope Replacement
l Scrub brush (Item 4, Appendix E)
l One cotter pin
. Eight Iockwasher
l General mechanics tool kit
Loosen two nuts (5) holding wheel to upper
member (3). Rotate wheel counterclockwise until
nuts aline with large holes in upper member.
Release pawl (2) and turn shaft (1) counterclock-
wise with wheel wrench (6) and lower wheel to the
Remove two nuts (5) from studs and remove lower
member (4) from wheel.