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Correctly classify unservicable wheel assemblies.

The alphabet is simple enough. But when it comes to condition codes for wheel assemblies, those letters can seem more like alphabet soup!

That's because not everyone knows which condition code letter to use to correctly classify unserviceable wheel assemblies used on tactical wheeled vehicles. Some have given unserviceable assemblies condition code "H - unserviceable, condemned," when the code should have been "F - unserviceable, reparable."

Here are a few tips to help you figure out which condition code to use:

H Coding

IF THERE IS SERIOUS RIM DAMAGE, SUCH AS RIM SASHES, MAJOR BENPS OR KINKS, EXCESSIVE RUST PAMASE, CRACKS, OR LOTS OF WEAR AROUNP LUS NUT HOLES, THE RIM IS UNUSABLE ANP THE CONPITION COPE SHOULP BE "H."

F Coding

FOR BASICALLV ALL OTHER ISSUES THAT WOULP MAKE THE WHEEL ASSEMBLV UNSERVICEABLE, THE CONPITION COPE SHOULP BE "F."

THIS INCLUPES CONPITIONS SUCH AS A FLAT TIRE, EXPIREP SHELF LIFE, TREAP PEPTH THAT'S PAST ITS WEAR POINT, TIRE PAMASE LIKE CRACKINS OR HOLES, ANP VALVE OR NUT PAMASE.

It's More Than Just the Tire

The condition of the tire itself isn't the same as the condition of the complete assembly. So don't use just the tire to determine the condition code for the entire wheel assembly.

Need more help deciding which condition code to use for your unit's unserviceable wheel assemblies? See if Table C-38 in AR 725-50, Requisitioning, Receipt, and Issue System, helps you out. Or contact TACOM LCMC's tire and wheel assembly team at 586-282-8342 or email:

usarmy. detroit. tacom. mbx. ilsc-tire-assemblies@mail. mil

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Publication:PS, the Preventive Maintenance Monthly
Date:Oct 1, 2013
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