4-45. CHANGING TIRES (Con't).
Spacer (12) and inner tire (3) must
be worked loose evenly so that they
do not become jammed.
(5) If removing inner tire (3), remove
(6) Remove inner tire (3).
Use caution not to damage plastic hubcap (7) when changing tire (3). If
hubcap is cracked, lubricating oil will leak from axle.
When installing tires (3) on wheel, tires should be rotated so that valve
stem passes between wheel spokes. Failure to follow this procedure may
result in damage to valve stem.
(1) Remove any foreign matter from
mounting faces of wheel and tire
rims. Use a wire brush if neces-
sary. Inspect wheel stud (11)
threads, w h e e l n u t s ( 6 ) , a n d
spacer (12) for damage. If wheels
nuts or spacer are damaged, re-
place. If wheel studs are dam-