8-7.1. INNER RIM STUD MAINTENANCE (24-STUD) (Cont'd)
· Never inflate a wheel assembly before checking wheel locknut
torques to ensure the wheel locknuts are tightened to
specifications. An assembly with improperly tightened locknuts
could separate under pressure, resulting in serious injury or
· Always use an OSHA approved tire inflation cage for inflation
purposes. Stand on one side of the cage during inflation, never
directly in front. Keep hands out of cage during inflation. Inflate
assembly to recommended pressure, using a clip-on air chuck. Do
not exceed 50 psi (345 kPa) cold inflation pressure. Failure to
follow these instructions may result in serious injury or death.
Place tire assembly (5) in safety cage and inflate front and rear tires to recommended tire pressure
Check for leaks around rim edges, insert, and valve bore (8) with soapy solution.
FOLLOW-ON TASK: Install wheel (TM 9-2320-387-24-1).