TM 9-2330-373-14 & P
4-31. SPARE WHEEL CARRIER (cont)
Remove spare wheel and tire from carrier (para
Remove four nuts (4), lock washers (5) and
screws (6) securing spare wheel carrier to dolly.
Cleaning solvent, used to clean parts, is potentially dangerous to personnel and property. Do not use near
open flame or excessive heat. Flash point of solvent is 138 F (58.80C).
Remove accumulated grease with cleaning solvent (item 3, appendix E).
Remove all surface dirt with water and stiff brush.
INSPECTION AND REPAIR
Check upper member (3) for cracks or breaks in
welds. Straighten member and weld cracks.
Check ratchet wheel (1) for wear and alinement.
Check weld of ratchet and nut on shaft for
cracks or undue teeth wear.
Replace ratchet wheel (1) by removing cotter pin
(2) and wire rope (10). Slide worn ratchet wheel
out and new one in; then secure with cotter pin
(2) and attach wire rope (10).