MAIN LANDING GEAR WHEEL TAPERED CONE AND ROLLERS REMOVAL/INSTALLATION
a. Remove retaining ring (1), gasket (2), and ta-
pered cone and rollers (3) from tapered roller
cup (4) of wheel (5).
b. Remove snap ring (6), gasket (7), and tapered
cone and rollers (8) from tapered roller cup (9)
of wheel (5).
Do not spin rollers with compressed air.
This could damage unlubricated rollers.
a. Clean rollers and removed and attaching
parts (para 1.47).
a. Check tapered cone and rollers for wear, fret-
ting, and looseness. None allowed.
b. Check tire for cuts, splits, wear, flat spots, ply
separation, exposed cord, and contamination
c. Check tapered roller cups for looseness,
scratches, pitting, and signs of overheating.
Replace cups (TM 55-1500-322-24).
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