WHEEL AND TIRE ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT (ALL
EXCEPT M917A1 AND M917A1 W/MCS (Cont).
Whenever inner and/or outer wheel lug nuts require
tightening or a wheel has been removed and replaced,
lug nuts must be torqued to the required torque. Failure
to follow this warning may result in serious injury to
personnel and damage to equipment.
Tighten wheel nuts with wheel wrench. After 25
miles (40 km), retighten wheel nuts. Within next 75
miles (121 km), have Unit Maintenance torque wheel
nuts to proper torque.
Tightening pattern is identical for all wheel assem-
outer rear tire, tighten wheel nuts
according to tightening pattern.
If replacing inner rear tire, alternately tighten inner wheel nuts
by removing outer wheel nut according to tightening pattern and tighten inner wheel
nut. After tightening inner wheel nut, reinstall outer wheel nut and tighten according
to tightening pattern.
Notify Unit Maintenance as soon as possible to apply proper
Stow defective tire in spare wheel and tire carrier (paragraph
3-8) and have it replaced or repaired as soon as possible.
Remove wheel blocks.