Operators Maintenance (Cont)
While changing tires or while performing tire
maintenance stay out of the trajectory as shown by
the area indicated. Failure to follow proper
procedures may result in injury or death to
Under some circumstances, the trajectory may
deviate from its expected path. Failure to follow
proper procedures may result in injury or death to
Never inflate a tire without checking to ensure that
the side ring is still properly seated in the lockring
groove. Ensure that the side ring, lockring and
lockring groove are not damaged. The side ring and
lockring may blow off during inflation/deflation
resulting in injury or death to personnel.
Improperly seated lockrings and side rings may blow
off during inflation. Never attempt to seat a lockring
or side ring during or after inflation. Serious injury
or death may result.
When inflating tires mounted on the vehicle, all
personnel must remain out of the trajectory of the
side ring and lockring as shown by the areas
indicated. Failure to follow proper procedures may
result in serious injury or death to personnel.
Trajectory area as shown applies to all wheel/tire
Air chuck must clamp securely with no leaks or air
pressure gage readings will be inaccurate.
There are two types of air pressure gages. Model A is
a separate hand held gage used on vehicle serial
number 51130 and below. Model B is a combined
pressure gage/inflation hose used on vehicle serial
number 51131 and above.
Bush latch handle (7) inward, while pushing air chuck (8) onto valve
stem (6). Release latch handle and immediately step out of the
trajectory area, read tire air pressure gage and compare to Table 3-4.