How to use tire changer and wheel balancer?

Using a tire changer and wheel balancer involves several steps. Here is a general overview of the process:

Using a Tire Changer:

  1. Prepare the tire: Remove any center caps or wheel weights from the tire before mounting it on the machine.
  2. Mount the tire: Place the tire onto the tire changer machine, ensuring that it is properly aligned with the mounting head.
  3. Secure the tire: Use the tire changer's clamps or other mechanisms to secure the tire in place.
  4. Dismount the tire: Activate the tire changer to dismount the old tire from the rim. This may involve using the machine's bead breaker to loosen the tire from the rim.
  5. Mount the new tire: Position the new tire onto the rim, making sure it is properly aligned. Use the tire changer to mount the new tire onto the rim.
  6. Inflate the tire: Inflate the tire to the recommended pressure using an air compressor or other inflation device.
  7. Inspect and balance: Once the tire is mounted, visually inspect it for any abnormalities or damage.

Using a Wheel Balancer:

  1. Prepare the wheel: Clean the tire, rim flange, and wheel to ensure accurate balancing.
  2. Mount the wheel: Place the wheel onto the wheel balancer machine, ensuring that it is properly centered on the spindle.
  3. Enter wheel dimensions: Enter the appropriate wheel dimensions into the wheel balancer, such as the A & D wheel dimensions and the width wheel dimensions.
  4. Spin the wheel: Lower the hood of the wheel balancer to spin the wheel and check its dimensions.
  5. Attach corrective weights: Note when the inboard and outboard center bars blink on the wheel balancer. Attach the appropriate corrective weights to balance the wheel.
  6. Recheck balance: Lower the hood to respin the wheel and check the balance again. Make any necessary adjustments by adding or removing weights until the wheel is properly balanced.

Please note that the specific steps may vary depending on the type and model of the tire changer and wheel balancer being used. It is important to refer to the manufacturer's instructions for the specific equipment you are using.

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