Inspect tire for uneven wear, deterioration, weathering or dry rotting, defective tread, cuts, and leaks. If defects
exist, repair tire in accordance with TM 9-2610-200-20.
Using valve stem fishing tool, install valve stem (1) onto wheel (3). Ensure valve has been removed from inside
valve stem (1).
Using two people, a bead breaker tire iron, and double-ended tire iron, install tire (2) onto wheel (3).
Using an air compressor and inflator gage, inflate tire to reseal tire bead. Once tire bead is established, using a
pneumatic valve repair tool, insert valve into valve stem (1).
Fill tire to 85 psi 5 psi (568 kPa 34 kPa).
Pour water onto valve stem (1) and inner and outer beads of tire to check for leaks.
Balance wheel using vehicle wheel balancer as required.
4-52. CONNECTING LINK
This task covers:
f. Urethane Bushing
General mechanics tool kit, item 16, appx. B
The following tools can be found in common tool kit no. 1, item 18, appx. B:
Extension light, 24 ft
Socket, 1-1/2", 3/4" drive
Machinists vise, 4"
Wrench, combination, 1-1/8"
Degreaser tank, 20 gal
Wrench, adjustable automotive