11.22.03.08

.08 Wheels, Rims, Lock Rings, Studs, and Nuts.

A. Wheels. Visually inspect:

Procedures: Reject Vehicle If:
(1) Disc Wheels.
(a) Inspect for condition of wheels.
(b) Inspect stud holes.
(1)
(a) Wheel is broken, cracked, bent, warped, welded, or loose.
(b) Any stud hole is elongated.
(2) Cast Wheels.
(a) Inspect for condition of wheels.
(b) Inspect stud holes.
(2)
(a) Wheel is broken, cracked, bent, scraped, welded, loose, or clamping area is worn.
(b) Any stud hole is elongated.

B. Rims. Visually inspect for:

Procedures: Reject Vehicle If:
(1) Wheel and rim matching. (1) Wheel and rim are mismatched.
(2) Damage. (2) Rim is broken, cracked, bent, warped, or loose.

C. Lock Rings.

Procedures: Reject Vehicle If:
(1) Inspect for butted lock rings. (1) Locking ring end clearance is less than 1/8 inch.

D. Studs, Nuts, and Clamps. Inspect for:

Procedures: Reject Vehicle If:
(1) Presence and tightness. (1) Stud, nut, or clamp is missing or loose.
(2) Thread engagement. (2) Threads are cross-threaded or improperly engaged.
(3) Condition. (3) Stud, nut, or clamp is broken, cracked, bent, welded, or seized.