TIRE AND WHEEL ASSEMBLY MAINTENANCE (MODEL WPES-1) - continued.
f. Continue to lower both jack until the pads are firmly on the ground and tire to be removed is clear of the floor or
The tire and wheel assembly weight is 122 pounds (55.39 kg). Injury can occur if caution is not used
when removing wheel from hub. To prevent injury to personnel, place block or lug wrench under tire
before removing wheel.
g. Carefully remove tire and wheel assembly (7) from studs (8)
The tire and wheel assembly is heavy. Two people are needed to lift it to prevent personal injury or
damage to the equipment.
Be careful not to drag wheel across threads of studs. Studs could be damaged
a. Position tire and wheel assembly (7) on studs (8)
Do not fully tighten lug nuts at this time.
b. Install six lug nuts (I through 6) fingertight.
c. Using lug nut wrench and handle, tighten lug nuts (I through 6) until snug
d. Raise leveling jacks until tires are firmly on ground (refer to TM 5-4610-215-10/2).
e. Using lug nut wrench and handle, tighten lug nuts (1 through 6) in sequence (1, 6, 5,2, 4 and 3) Torque lug nuts
to 250 pound-feet (339 N.m).