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WAC 296-864-50015

Follow these procedures when working on single-piece rim wheels and components.

You must follow the relevant procedures in Table 5, Procedures for Working on Single-Piece Wheel Components.
Table 5
Procedures for Working on Single-Piece Rim Wheel Components
During these times:
Then:
At all times.
Avoid damaging the tire beads while mounting tires on wheels.
At all times.
Make sure tires are mounted only on compatible wheels of matching bead diameter and width.
Before assembly of the rim wheel.
Apply rubber lubricant to bead and wheel mating surfaces, unless the tire or wheel manufacturer recommends against the use of any rubber lubricant.
When using a tire changing machine.
Make sure the tire is inflated only to the minimum pressure necessary to force the tire bead onto the rim ledge while on the tire changing machine.
When using a bead expander.
Make sure it is removed:
Before the valve core is installed; and
As soon as the rim wheel becomes airtight (the tire bead slips onto the bead seat).
Note:
You should not inflate tires above 40 psi to seat the bead.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. WSR 15-24-102, § 296-864-50015, filed 12/1/15, effective 1/5/16; WSR 04-20-079, § 296-864-50015, filed 10/5/04, effective 2/1/05.]
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