Representor: Yoo D. Moon Date : November 25, 2008 What you will need Process Tips and warning Jack Lug wrench Spare tire Tire blocks (Optional) Gloves (Optional) Flashlight (Optional) Step 1 : Choose your spot well Put the car in park in a level area Apply parking break Put manual transmissions in gear Turn Engine off/ turn on hazard light Open the hood Step 2 : Remove tools from vehicle Wedge wheel using a solid object Get a spare tire, lug nut wrench, and jack. Step 3 : Loosen the lug huts Remove the hubcap, if necessary Using the lug wrench, begin to loosen the lug nuts Do not remove the lug nuts, only loosen them Step 4 : Jack up the vehicle Position the jack under the car, and raise until it contacts the frame Position the jack on the right position Contacts the car at a small plate on the frame of the car The plate is located just in front of the rear tires, and just behind the from tires. Extend the jack about 6 inches off the ground Step 5 : Remove the flat tire Remove the lug nuts from the bolts, and put them aside Grab the wheel Easy way : grab the tire at the “nine o’clock” and “three o’clock” position Pull the wheel straight toward you, and off the car Step 6 : Put on the spare tire Position the spare tire directly in front of the wheel well Align the holes in the center of the spare tire with the bolts on the car Lift the spare tire and position it on the threaded bolts Push the tire onto the car until it cannot go any father Replace the lug nuts on the bolts and tighten them, but not too tight Step 7 : Lower the vehicle Lower the car with the jack until the car is again resting on all four tires Tighten the lug nuts with one, then moving to the one opposite it, and so on Step 8 : Put the tools away Place the tools and the flat tire back to the original place Carefully inspect your work area and make sure that you are not leaving anything Put them all together Squirt oil on the base of stuck lug nuts Keep equipment ready Never get under car with only a jack for support Pull lug nuts (Don’t push) Use knees (Not back) when using wrench Caillouet , Corey. "How to change a tire." December 1997. Louisiana Tech University. 22 Nov 2008 <http://www2.latech.edu/~bmagee/303win97/Group3/22 45.html>. "Jack." Northrn Tool + Equipment. Northern Tool + Equipment. 22 Nov 2008 <http://www.northerntool.com/images/product/images/1 44711_lg.jpg>. Faulkner, Brandon. "Tire-Changing Instruction." Bandonfaulkner. 22 Nov 2008 <http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.br andonfaulkner.com/images/carinstructions.jpg&imgrefurl= http://www.brandonfaulkner.com/digital.htm&usg=__YvuU mUK8LucBqhQbzHVozmKeTqg=&h=452&w=556&sz=155&hl= en&start=3&tbnid=e6HprphVxsTNnM:&tbnh=108&tbnw=133 &prev=/images%3Fq%3Dhow%2Bto%2Bchange%2Ba%2Btire% 26gbv%3D2%26ndsp%3D20%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DN>. Any Questions???
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