Wheel Maintenance Instructions (Cont)
Remove outer bearing
cup (12) from front of
wheel hub (6).
Remove ten wheel
studs (13) and separate
wheel hub (6) from
Do not use chisel to remove wear ring.
Axle spindle could be damaged.
M984E1 and some M984 do not have
Use round end of ball peen hammer
to flatten wear ring for removal.
Always remove wear ring when
removing wheel bearings.
Remove wear ring (14) from axle
Clean and inspect inner bearing, inner bearing cup, and outer bearing cup for cracks and
pitting (TM 9-214).
Inspect wheel studs for stripped threads, breaks, cracks, or loose fit in hub. If damaged,
Inspect hub for breaks or cracks, and grooves at braking surface. If damaged, replace.