ARMY TM 9-6115-464-12
AIR FORCE TO 35C2-3-445-1
NAVY NAVFAC P-8-624-12
UNIT MAINTENANCE OF WHEEL MOUNTING KIT.
Wheels and Tires.
Set parking brake and block wheels before jacking the generator set. Never
perform maintenance on the wheel mounting kit with the generator set sup
ported by the jack alone.
(a) Place a suitable jack under the generator set skid base and raise until wheel is well clear of the
(b) Situate a support which is high enough to keep wheel clear of ground under skid base.
(c) Lower generator set until skid base is resting on support.
(d) Remove lug nuts (1, Figure 5-10) and lockwashers (2) to remove wheel and tire.
Remove valve core and allow air to escape from tire. Equipment damage
could result If caution Is not observed.
(e) Remove nuts (4), lockwashers (5) and screws (6) to separate wheel halves (7 and 8) and pneumatic
(f) Inspect lug nut studs (3) for crossed, stripped, or peened threads or other damage.
(9) Refer to paragraph b. below and replace any defective studs.
(2) Repair. Refer to Appendix A for listing of applicable manual for pneumatic tire repair.
(a) All defective parts should be replaced, refer to paragraph b.
(b) If damaged, install new lug nut studs (3, Figure 5-10).
(c) Install pneumatic tire (9), wheel halves (8 and 7), screws (6), lockwashers (5), and nuts (4).
(d) Position tire and wheel to install lockwashers (2) and lug nuts (1).
(e) Lift generator set until skid base is not resting on support.
(f) Remove supports from skid base.
(g) Remove jack from under generator set skid base.
b. Wheel Bearings.
Front wheels are not equipped with brakes.
(a) Remove wheel and tire as outlined in paragraph 5-19a (1) above.
(b) Remove grease cap (10, Figure 5-10), cotter pin (11) and castellated nut (12) and key washer
(13) to remove outer bearing (14).