One carrier location is provided for securing the spare tire assembly on the semitrailer. The
spare tire is located on the raised loadbed at rear of semitrailer.
Remove boom crane (Figure 1, Item 6) from tool box.
Install boom crane (Figure 1, Item 6) on rear of semitrailer.
Remove security chain (Figure 1, Item 2) from spare tire retaining bolt (Figure 1, Item 1).
DO NOT lift wheel and tire assembly. Wheel and tire assembly weighs 250 lb (113 kg).
Use two or more personnel to roll or slide wheel and tire assembly. Failure to comply may
result in death or injury to personnel. Seek medical attention in the event of an injury.
Remove retaining bolt (Figure 1, Item 1) and retaining bar (Figure 1, Item 4) from the spare tire assembly
(Figure 1, Item 5) and semitrailer deck.
If chain assembly is not routed correctly, tire will not clear rear of semitrailer.
With assistance, turn spare tire assembly (Figure 1, Item 5) over as shown.
Connect spare tire (Figure 1, Item 5) to boom crane (Figure 1, Item 6) by feeding chain through wheel
openings (Figure 1, Item 3) and secure chain.
Ensure cable is winding straight on roller to avoid damage to cable assembly. Failure to
comply may result in damage to, or destruction of, equipment or mission.
With assistance, raise spare tire (Figure 1, Item 5) from semitrailer and lower to ground.