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It seems like your car purposely tries to get a flat tire at the least opportune moments.
Like when you are rushing home from work to catch your favorite episode of "The Cosby Show," for instance. You know, the one where Cliff dreams he is pregnant. With knowledge comes power. If you are unsure how to change a tire properly, and you want to know, read on. OK, so you are driving along and all of the sudden you hear a loud bang and the telltale thumping noise of a dead tire.
You carefully pull off to the shoulder of the road. Checking to make sure no other motorists are going to run you over, you exit your vehicle and inspect the car. The spare tire is almost always located underneath the floor mat in the trunk. If you own an SUV, minivan or pickup, the spare tire is often mounted on the back of the tailgate or underneath the vehicle itself.
Once you have found the spare tire, remove it from the car. The next step will involve removing the flat tire.
Make sure that the car is in gear or in "park" if the car is an automatic and the emergency brake is set.
The car should be parked on a flat piece of pavement. Do not attempt to change a flat if the car is on a slope or if it is sitting on dirt.
Therefore, if the left front tire is flat, it would be a good idea to place a brick or other large, heavy object behind the right rear tire. Blocking the tire makes the car less likely to move when you are raising it. Use the tire iron the L-shaped bar that fits over the wheel lugs to loosen each wheel lug.
The wheel lugs are almost certainly very tight. You loosen them by turning them counterclockwise.
If the lugs are to tight, then jumping on the tire iron is very helpful. You just want them loose. Once you have accomplished this, move the jack underneath the car. Maneuver the jack underneath the jack point and start to raise the jack.
Most car jacks these days are a screw-type scissor jack, which means you simply turn the knob at the end of the jack using the provided metal hand crank. Raise the car with the jack until the flat tire is completelyDear Twitpic Community - thank you for all the wonderful photos you have taken over the years.
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Knowing how to change a flat can benefit ALL drivers, because it can save money (in roadside assistance fees) and time (most drivers can change a flat in fewer than 30 minutes, while roadside assistance can sometimes take hours to arrive).
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Changing a Flat Tire The following steps are the safest way to change a flat tire. If you received a flat tire while driving down the road; first thing to do is to get away from oncoming traffic; at that time, find a place that is well lit, such as a parking lot.