How Do I Remove and Install My Tractor’s Front Wheels?

We want to help you remove and install your tractor’s front wheels.



If you do not feel that you understand these steps, or can perform them safely, consult your tractor dealer or local mechanic. Also always consult your tractor owner’s manual for model-specific information.


Time to get started.



Reason:

  • To remove and install your tractor’s front wheels.



1. Park the tractor safely and securely.

2. Shut off the engine.


Place chocks (A, Fig. 1) on each driving direction of the front and rear wheels.


A - Chock (8 pieces)













NOTE:

  • Make sure that the parking brake is securely engaged.

  • Make sure to lower any implements to the ground.


3. Loosen the front wheel bolts.

  • Half turn the wheel bolts (A, Fig. 2) from the front wheel (B, Fig. 2).

  • Do the preceding procedure to all the front wheel bolts.

  • Do the preceding procedure to the other front wheel.



A - Wheel bolt (4 pieces)

B - Front wheel



Note:

  • Do not remove the two front wheels at the same time unless it is necessary.





4. Remove the front wheels.

  • Lift the front wheels (A, Fig. 3).







- Place suitable lifting equipment (B, Fig. 3) underneath the front axle (C, Fig.3).

- Raise the lifting equipment until both front wheels are above the ground.

- Place suitable jack stands (D, Fig. 3) underneath the left and right portion of the front axle.

- Slowly lower the lifting equipment to settle the front axle onto the jack stands.


  • Remove the front wheels.

- Remove the wheel bolts (E, Fig. 4).

- Put the wheel bolts in a safe place.

- Remove the front wheel.

- Roll the front wheel safely away to a safe place.


  • Do the preceding procedure to the other front wheel.


A - Front wheel (2 pieces)

B - Lifting equipment

C - Front axle

D - Jack stand (2 pieces)

E - Wheel bolt (4 pieces)



Warning: