Learn how to replace the rear wheel on a wheelchair

1. Remove the hub caps from the rear wheel.

2. Remove the rear axle nuts from the rear wheel.

Rear Wheel Removal

3. Turn the chair on its front side.

Rear Wheel on Side

4. Remove one of the rear wheel by removing the rear axle.

Remove Wheel Nut

5. Install the axles into one of the new rear wheels and through one of the axle spacers, if used.  Install the into the frame of the chair and tighten.

6. Install an axle nut on the new axle and tighten.  The axle has to be held in place while tightening the axle nut to prevent the axle from backing out.

Wheelchair Rea Wheel

Credit:  Drive Medical Technicians Team.