4-53. SPARE WHEEL AND TIRE CARRIER ASSEMBLY MAINTENANCE (Cont).
Slide shaft (1) in upper member (3) and install wire rope (7) and new cotter pin (8).
Position upper member (3) in place on frame with mounting holes alined. Install four capscrews (11), new
Iockwasher (9), and nuts (10).
Install lower member (4) through large hole in
wheel with studs in any two holes, Install, but do
not tighten two nuts (5).
Set pawl (2) in contact with ratchet (16) and nut
and turn shaft (1) clockwise with wheel wrench (6)
to raise wheel.
As wheel nears upper member (3), aline holes
with nuts on studs. Turn shaft (1) until wheel is tight
against upper member.
Rotate wheel clockwise and tighten nuts (5).
WIRE ROPE REPLACEMENT
Remove spare wheel and tire carrier assembly (subpara a).
Remove four nuts (14), Iockwasher (13), two U-bolts (12), and wire rope (7) from lower member (4). Discard
Remove wire rope (7) from shaft (1).
Install new wire rope (7) in shaft (1) so both ends are equal in length. Thread ends of wire rope through lower
member (4) and twist ends in a loose, single knot across lower member.
Install two U-bolts (12), four new lockwashers (13), and nuts (14) on lower member (4).
Install spare wheel and tire carrier assembly (subpara c).