3-10. FRONT WHEEL AND TIRE ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT
(M917A1 AND M917A1 W/MCS) (Cont).
Remove protective plug from wheel valve (8) and install on
wheel valve of defective tire.
Connect connector (7) to wheel valve (8).
Ensure hose is not kinked after connecting to elbow.
Rotate elbow, if necessary.
Connect hose (6) to elbow (5).
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 ail wheel assem-
nuts according to wheel tightening pat-
Stow defective tire in spare wheel and tire carrier (paragraph
3-8) and have it replaced or repaired as soon as possible.
Notify Unit Maintenance as soon as possible to apply proper
Inflate tire to desired pressure using CTIS (paragraph 2-17)
or manual inflation procedure (paragraph 3-7).
Remove wheel blocks.