2-48. REPLACE/REPAIR AXLE, WHEELS, AND TIRES (Continued)
Dry cleaning solvent P-D-680 (safety or Stoddard's Solvent) is potentially dangerous. Avoid
repeated and prolonged breathing of vapors and skin contact with the liquid. Do not use near
open flame, arcing equipment, or other ignition source. Always wear eye protection and protective
clothing. The flash point of P-D-680 is 100° to 138 °F (38° to 59°C).
Wipe axle bearing shoulders with a cloth moistened with dry cleaning solvent.
Install grease seal (11) on axle (12).
Pack bearings (9) about 1/3 full of MIL-G-10924 grease, and install in integral hub and brake drum (10).
Install integral hub and brake drum on axle (12). Take care to avoid damaging lips of grease seal (11) when
installing hub and brake drum (10) on axle (12).
Install grease cup (5) on axle (12).
Install washer (8) and axle nut (7) on axle (12). Tighten axle nut (7) slightly to seat the bearings (9). Then, back
off the nut (7) and tighten hand tight.
Install tube (4) in tire (3).
Install tire (3) on wheel (2) and inflate to 45 psi (310.3 kPa) maximum.
Mount wheel (2) on hub (10) and install six wheel nuts (1) hand tight.
Spin the wheel (2) and hand adjust axle nut (7) until wheel spins freely but without any looseness on the axle (12).
Insert cotter pin (6) and bend over to lock axle nut (7) in position.
Install grease cup (5).
Tighten wheel nuts (1) evenly and alternately.
Jack up each side of frame in turn and remove jack stands.
Again, tighten wheel nuts (1) evenly and alternately.