THIS WORK PACKAGE COVERS:
Checking Tire Pressures, Manually Inflating Tires
Tools and Special Tools
Inflator-Gage, Tire w/Hose (Item 12,
Towing vehicle Operator manual
Trailer coupled (WP 0009 00).
This work package contains information and instructions to service the tires for the trailer.
Ensure tires have correct tire pressure for terrain conditions and driving speed
(refer to Table 1. Cold Tire Inflation Pressures and Restrictions for LMTVT and
MTVT). Failure to comply may result in serious injury or death to personnel.
CHECKING TIRE PRESSURES
Check tire pressures with tire inflator/gage.
Table 1. Cold Tire Inflation Pressures and Restrictions for LMTVT and MTVT.
65 mph (105 km/h)
77 psi (531 kPa)
40 mph (64 km/h)
59 psi (407 kPa)
Sand (soft terrain)
12 mph (19 km/h)
35 psi (241 kPa)
5 mph (8 km/h)
18 psi (124 kPa)