Wheel Maintenance Instructions (Cont)
12-6. WHEEL/TIRE ASSEMBLY REPAIR (CONT).
When lockring snaps into position it could
pinch hands and fingers. Do not allow hands
or fingers to get between lockring and
lockring groove when installing lockring or
injury to personnel may result.
Raised notch on lockring must face away
from wheel or lockring will not seat properly
in lockring groove, causing lockring to
unseat, possibly causing injury to personnel.
Cracked, broken, bent, or otherwise
damaged rim components shall not be
reworked, welded, brazed, or otherwise
heated or damage or personal injury or
death may result.
No heat shall be applied to a multi-piece
wheel or wheel component or damage or
injury or death may result.
Position lockring (6) in lockring groove (9)
with raised notch facing up and outward.
The lockring can be snapped into position evenly
around the entire lockring groove with the aid of a
soft faced hammer. Do not use a steel sledge or
mallet or damage to lockring or lockring groove
Using tire irons, pry the lockring (6) into the
lockring groove (9) around the wheel (11).
Check that the lockring snaps into the
lockring groove all around the wheel.
Lockring must be fully seated in lockring groove
around the entire circumference or lockring
could unseat during tire inflation, causing
serious injury to personnel.
Check that lockring (6), side ring (7),ol
wheel (11) are assembled correctly.
If lockring ends touch, reposition or replace
lockring, or injury or death to personnel may
result. Destroy defective lockring so it cannot be
Check that ends of lockring (6) do not