Changing A Car Tire
Before proceeding make sure your emergency brake is on and that car is on leveled ground
- Jack raise / Lower attach
- Car Jack
- Tire iron
Location Of spare Tire And Tools
Tools and spare tire are kept in the trunk underneath the carpet
There are 4 Jacking points. Two located on each side of the car in the locations outlined with green circles. These are the points where the jack is placed when needing to raise the car
- Loosing Wheel Bolts
First, begin by loosening the wheel bolts with the tire iron by turning iron counterclockwise. Do not remove bolts completely.
- Raising Car
Insert the car jack underneath the car jack point making sure it lines up with a groove from the jack. insert lever and raise car turning level clockwise
- Removing Tire
Once car tire is lifted off the ground, continue to unbolt the nuts the rest of the way and pull off the tire. Pull towards yourself.
- Replacing Tire
Put replacement tire on the car and secure with bolts. Screw bolts on with tire iron to hold tire in place
- Lowering Car
Lower car by turning jack lever counterclockwise until jack is fully closed and the car is on the ground.
- Tightening Wheels Bolts
Tighten wheels bolts by turning tire iron clockwise. Tighten one bolt at a time by alternating from one to the other in an “X” direction