CHAPTER 2. CARE, MAINTENANCE, AND INSPECTION (Con't)
SECTION III. UNIT MAINTENANCE (Con't)
2-27. AUTOMOTIVE AND LIGHT TRUCK TIRE MAINTENANCE (Con't).
c. MOUNTING (Con't)
4. Tube Tires.
(a) Shift tire (9) and inner tube on rim (10) as necessary to center valve stem (5) in rim. Ensure that
balance mark (7) remains aligned with valve stem.
(b) With valve stem fishing tool still attached, inflate tire (9) to a maximum of 15 psi (103 kPa) and
allow to deflate. This allows inner tube to center itself in tire without wrinkling or pinching.
(c) Remove valve stem.
5. Tubeless Tires.
(a) Shift tire (9) on rim (10) as necessary to center balance mark (7) with valve stem (5).
(b) Inflate tire to 15 psi (103 kPa) and allow to deflate.