SPARE TIRE (CONT)
The spare tire is heavy. Use the davit, as described below, to raise or lower spare
tire to/from gooseneck. When on top of gooseneck and removing or installing
spare tire, always hold onto handrail or davit with one hand to avoid falling and
causing injury to personnel.
The following procedures apply to either the curbside or streetside spare tires as
mounted on the gooseneck.
Using ratchet, extension, and lug socket, remove right-hand threaded lug nut (1) from spare tire (2).
Using ratchet, extension, and 1-1/8-inch socket, remove two capscrews (3), lockwashers (4), and washers (5) which
secure spare tire (2) to spare tire bracket (6).
Always use leather gloves when handling cable.
Should cable become frayed
during use, injury to personnel may occur.
Unhook davit winch cable (8) from stow point on davit (7) base.
Remove linch pin (9) from hitch pin (10) on winch cable pulley clamp (11) and reposition pulley clamp on davit (7)
arm near the davit winch (12). Insert hitch pin (10) and linch pin (9) to secure pulley clamp.
Remove linch pin (13) from hitch pin (14) at base of davit and swing davit arm and winch (12) over spare tire (2).