TAIL LANDING GEAR WHEEL (WITH GREASE FITTING) TAPERED CONES AND ROLLERS
a. Check tire for cuts, splits, wear, flat spots, ply
separation, exposed cords, and contamina-
tion (TM 55-2620-200-24).
b. Check wheel for galling, and discoloration
due to overheating. None allowed.
c. Check wheel for cracks.
(1) If cracks are suspected, perform nondestruc-
tive inspection (TM 1-1520-264-23).
d. Check retaining ring and seal for deterioration
and damage. None allowed.
e. Check wheel bearings (TM 55-1500-322-24).
f. Check tapered roller cups for looseness,
scratches, pitting, and signs of overheating.
Replace cups (TM 55-1500-322-24).
a. Pack rollers (6) (para 3.52).
b. Install roller (6) in each side of wheel (5).
(1) Seat rollers (6) against inner lip of wheel (5).
c. Install seal (4) in one side of wheel (5).
d. Install retainer (1) in hub (6).
(1) Install three washers (3) and screws (2) in
e. Inspect (QA).
END OF TASK