Install a new valve in the rim.
Remove the valve cap, lubricate the stem seal [A] with a
soap and water solution or rubber lubricant, and pull [B]
the valve stem through the rim from the inside out until it
snaps into place.
Do not use engine oil or petroleum distillates to lu-
bricate the stem because they will deteriorate the
The air valve is as shown.
Valve Cap [A]
Valve Core [B]
Stem Seal [C]
Valve Stem [D]
Valve Seat [E]
Valve Opened [F]
Check the tire rotation mark on the front and rear tires and
install them on the rim accordingly.
Tire Rotation Mark [A]
Rotating Direction [B]
Position the tire on the rim so that the valve [A] aligns with
the tire balance mark [B] (the chalk mark made during
removal, or the painted mark on a new tire).
Install the tire bead over the rim flange using a suitable
commercially available tire changer. For this model, do
not apply any lubricant or solution on tire beads and rim
flanges while assembling or removing tire.
Center the rim in the tire beads, and inflate the tire with
compressed air until the tire beads seat in the sealing
Overinflating a tire can cause it to explode, causing
serious injury or death. Be sure to install the valve
core whenever inflating the tire, and do not inflate
the tire to more than 400 kPa (4.0 kgf/cm², 57 psi).