Wheel Maintenance Instructions (Cont)
WHEEL/TIRE ASSEMBLY REPAIR (CONT).
Insert the goose-necked end of two tire irons
between tire (5) and side ring (7) approxi-
mately 5 in. (13 cm) apart.
Ensure not to tear the chafer fabric when
unseating the tire bead or damage to tire
Use tire lubricant as necessary to avoid
damaging tire beads or bead seats during
Pry both tire irons outward and sideways
through an arc of about 70 degrees. Leave
one tire iron in position and place the second
tire iron approximately 5 in. (13 cm) away.
Repeat this procedure until tire bead (8) is
Lockring is under tension. If lockring breaks
loose it could cause injury to personnel. Keep
hands and fingers away from lockring when
Ensure side ring and tire side wall are
depressed below lockring.
Insert tire iron in tool notch in
lockring (6) and pry lockring outward
while using second tire iron to pry
lockring upward, then using first tire
iron next to second tire iron to pry
lockring upward, continue around
lockring until it is fully removed from
lockring groove (9) in wheel (10).
Remove side ring (7) from tire (5) and
wheel (10). Use tire irons if necessary.
Turn valve stem (3) to face away from
lockring groove (9).