CHAPTER 2. CARE, MAINTENANCE, AND INSPECTION (Con't)
SECTION V. GENERAL SUPPORT MAINTENANCE (Con't)
2-45. INSPECTION OF REPAIRED OR RETREADED TIRES (Con't).
DISPOSITION OF DEFECTIVE TIRES.
(1) If defects are found during receiving inspection, the defective tires will be returned to the
contractor for repair or rework if feasible, or proper disposition will be obtained from the contracting
officer in accordance with the provisions of the contract. Inspection records of the defects noted will be
maintained for each contractor or contract.
(2) A Quality Deficiency Report (QDR) SF 368 must be submitted, reporting all defective or
prematurely failing tires to the U.S. Army, Tank Automotive and Armaments Command, Warren, MI
48397-5000. Instructions for submission of EIRs are contained in DA Pam 738-750.
TIRES ON VEHICLES SCHEDULED FOR DISPOSAL.
When it has been determined that a vehicle is not economically repairable, all serviceable (Code B} and
repairable (Code F) tires will be removed. If uneconomically repairable tires (Code H) capable of
supporting a vehicle are available, they will be mounted prior to turn-in of the vehicle to property disposal