Table 2-1. Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (Cont)
Item to be
Completely deflate tires before removing
from axles only if there is obvious
damage to wheel components. Removing
damaged tires from axles without
deflating tires may cause wheel
components to separate. Failure to
comply may result in serious injury or
death to personnel.
a. Check wheels for obvious cracks around lug
holes. If cracks are found, repair wheel (para 12-
a. Cracks are
found around lug
b. Replace any loose or damaged wheel studs
(para 12-3). Tighten lugnuts (para 12-4).
b. More than one
lugnut or wheel
stud is damaged
c. Check for oil leaks.
c. Class III leak
d. Check and fill wheel end hub (Appendix H).
e. Check wheels for CTIS air leaks.
Remove manifold valve (para 12-5) and
inspect manifold filter for damage. Clean any
debris from manifold filter.