TM 5-4320-275-13 & P
WHEEL ASSEMBLY (CONT)
Inspect tires for cuts, punctures, worn threads,
imbedded stones, and severe abrasions. Inspect
inside of tires for broken cords and punctured
walls. Replace tires which are damaged beyond
repair or excessively worn.
Check inner tube for leaks by inflating and im-
mersing it in water. Any sign of bubbles indicates
a leak. Patch leaks. Check the tube for dry rot
6. Hub assembly
Inspect the hub assembly for cracks, distortion,
burrs on the sealing rim, and other damage. Re-
move all burrs with file or fine stone. Replace
damaged hub assemblies. Inspect bearings for
rough, scored, or brinelled rollers, scored races,
and bent cages. Replace hub assembly if bearing
Clean parts in a well-ventilated area. Avoid inhalation of solvent fumes and prolonged
exposure of skin to cleaning solvent. Wash exposed skin thoroughly. Dry cleaning solvent
(fed spec P-D-680) 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 100° F (38° C).
7. Hub assemblies
Clean hub assemblies with cleaning solvent,
P-D-680, and dry thoroughly.