12-3. WHEEL STUD REPLACEMENT
This task covers:
c. Follow-On Maintenance
Wheel removed (TM 9-2320-365-10).
Rear spring brakes caged (para 11-6).
Tools and Special Tools
Tool Kit, Genl Mech (Item 44, Appendix C)
Tools and Special Tools (Cont)
Respirator, Air Filter (Item 29, Appendix C)
Spring brakes must be caged before attempting replacement of a rear axle wheel stud. Failure to
comply may result in serious injury or death to personnel.
Wheel drum weighs approximately 92 lbs (42 kgs). Use the aid of an assistant to help remove
wheel drum from axle. Failure to comply may result in injury to personnel.
Brake shoes may be covered with dust. Breathing this dust may be harmful to your health. Do not use
compressed air to clean brake shoes. Wear a filter mask approved for use against brake dust. Failure
to comply may result in injury to personnel.
Wheel studs and nuts on left side of vehicle
have left hand threads. Nuts must be turned
to the right to loosen. Wheel studs and nuts
on right side of vehicles have right hand
threads. Nuts must be turned to the left to
Failure to comply may result in
damage to equipment.
Step (1) requires the aid of an assistant.
(1) Remove wheel drum (1) from wheel hub (2).
(2) Turn hub to position stud (3), to be replaced, at top or
(3) Knock stud (3) out through back side of wheel hub (2).