TAIL LANDING GEAR WHEEL (WITHOUT 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 galls, and discoloration
caused by over heating.
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 rollers (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).
If wheel is not installed on helicopter, roll-
a. Pack rollers (4) (para 3.52).
b. Install rollers (4) in each side of wheel (3).
(1) Seat rollers (4) against inner lip of wheel (3).
c. Install new seals (2) in each side of wheel (3).
d. Install rings (1) in each side of wheel (3).
e. Inspect (QA).
END OF TASK