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  • 1) Repairs damaged tires of automobiles, buses, trucks, and other automotive vehicles: Raises vehicle, using hydraulic jack, and unbolts wheel, using lug wrench.

  • 2) Removes wheel from vehicle by hand or, when repairing giant tires of heavy equipment, by use of power hoist.

  • 3) Locates puncture in tubeless tire by visual inspection or by immersing inflated tire in water bath and observing air bubbles emerging from puncture.

  • 4) Seals puncture in tubeless tire by inserting adhesive material and expanding rubber plug into puncture, using handtools.

  • 5) Separates tubed tire from wheel, using rubber mallet and metal bar or mechanical tire changer.

  • 6) Removes inner tube from tire and inspects tire casing for defects, such as holes and tears.

  • 7) Glues boot over rupture in tire casing, using rubber cement.

  • 8) Inflates inner tube and immerses it in water to locate leak.

  • 9) Buffs defective area of inner tube, using scraper, and patches tube with adhesive rubber patch or seals rubber patch to tube, using hot vulcanizing plate.

  • 10) Reassembles tire onto wheel, and places wheel on balancing machine to determine counterweights required to balance wheel.

  • 11) Hammers required counterweights onto rim of wheel.

  • 12) Cleans sides of white wall tires and remounts wheel onto vehicle.

  • 13) Responds to emergency calls to make repairs or replacements of damaged tires at customer's home or on road.

  • 14) May be designated according to specialty as Giant-Tire Repairer; Tire Changer; Tire Changer, Aircraft; Tire Changer, Road Service.

  • 15) May rotate tires to different positions on vehicle, using tire changing machine, handtools, and tire balancing machine.




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DOT:   915.684-010

Job Number: 11253