(1) Use the tubeless tire repair kit to repair small punctures in tires.
(2) Refer to TM 9-2610-200-20 for repair of tires that cannot be repaired using the tubeless tire repair kit.
To avoid injury to personnel tire removal should ONLY be done
on solid ground, i.e., concrete or asphalt surfaces or hard ground
or floors or similar hard surfaces.
To prevent the trailer from rolling or sliding use blocks under the
(1) If the front (trailer hitch) tire is being changed, block both rear (generator end) tires. If the rear
(generator end) tire is being changed, block both front (trailer hitch end) tires.
(2) Using a standard lug nut wrench and handle, available from a towing vehicle, loosen lug nuts (6).
Do not remove nuts (6) at this time
(3) If the front (trailer hitch end) tire is being changed, rotate both front jack assemblies to the vertical
pos!tion. If the rear (generator end) tire is being changed, rotate both rear jack assemblies to the vertical position.
(4) For each jack assembly, remove safety pin (1) and crank handle (2) from rear of jack support
The jacks should be lowered at the same time at the same speed.
(5) For each jack, install crank handle (2) clockwise to lower jack pad (5).
(6) Continue to lower both jack pads (5) until the pads are firmly on the ground and the wheels are clear
of the floor or ground.
Tire and wheel assembly weight is 122 pounds (55. 39 kg). Injury
can occur if caution is not used when removing from hub.
Place block or lug wrench under tire before removing wheel and
tire to prevent injury to personnel.
(7) Carefully remove tire and wheel assembly (7) from hub (8).
c. Disassembly. (Figure 29)
To avoid injury, be sure all air has been released from tire before
removing it from wheel assembly.
(1) Using proper tire removal tools, remove tire (1) from wheel assembly (2).
(2) To remove valve and valve spud valve (3), remove nut (4) and washers (5) and (6). Pull valve and
valve spud valve (3) out of wheel assembly (2).
2-21. TRAILER WHEEL ASSEMBLY (Figure 2-8) (ARMY)