How to Change the Flattened Tire of Your Car

When you are driving you may face a situation: your car tire become flattened, which might be because of diverse reasons. The solution at the moment is to replace the flattened tire with another one, which you are likely to have.

Do you want to change the tire without asking anyone’s help. The changing of tire is a simple task, provided you are prepared and willing to put some effort.

We’re going to discuss the step to be followed to change the flat tire of your car. Follow are simple steps to fix the problem:

How to change flat tire of your car

  • Find a safe spot to remove the flattened tire
    • When your driving your car on an highway or city roads if the car tire suddenly blasted find a safe spot for parking your car even if you have to drive on a blown tire.
    • You can also pull your car as far onto the shoulder as possible to avoid traffic jam or some other issues by parking in middle of the road..
    • Don’t park in the middle of a turning where approaching cars can’t see you.
    • Also, choose a level spot; jacking up your car on a hill can cause dangerous issues.
    • If you have a manual transmission, leave your car in gear.
    • Make sure that your parking brake set in “On” condition
  • Turn “on”hazard lights while you are yet to start replacing flat tires
    • Before starting turn “On” your hazards lights.
    • Get the jack, wrench, and spare tire from the rear trunk of the car and bring them near to the flat tire. Use other tools if required.
  • Use the wrench to loosen the nuts
    • Firstly you need to remove the hubcap.
    • Don’t remove the lug nuts simply loosen them by turning the wrench to the counter-clockwise direction.
    • If the lug nuts are very tight try placing them with wrench on the nut and stand on the wrench arm to use your full weight to loosen lug nut.
    • You can also try hitting the wrench arm with a stone, that you can find from around.
  • Use the jack to lift the vehicle from the ground level
    • Different car models may have different places to put the jack.
    • Before lifting the vehicle go through your owner’s manual for finding the exact position.
    • Once the jack is in the correct spot, lift the car until the tire is above the ground level.
    • Lift the vehicle until you fill comfortable for changing the flat tire.
  • Remove the lug nuts and pull off the tire from the car
    • Remove the lug nuts. Make sure to place the lug nuts in a safe area so that you won’t misplace them. Pull the tire and remove it from the wheel base.
  • Fix the new tire on to the wheel base
    • After removing all the fasten parts fix the new tire to the wheel base.
  • Place spare tire on the car
    • Reconnect the lug nut posts with the holes in the spare tire.
    • Push the spare tire all the way onto the wheel base until it can’t go any farther.
  • Reconnect the lug nuts
    • Reconnect the lug nuts
    • Don’t fix them on tightly, just make sure they’re on enough for the spare to stay on the car for a moment.
  • Lower the car back to the ground
    • Use the jack to bring the car down to ground level.
    • Remove the jack from underneath the car.
  • Make sure the lug nuts are tightened
    • You can now tighten the lug nuts.
    • Rather than tightening them one by one in order, start with one lug nut, tighten it about 50% move to the opposite nut and tighten that one about the same amount.
    • Keep tightening opposite lug nuts in turn until each lug nut is as tight as it can be.
  • Put your flat tire and tools back in your trunk
    • After tightening all the required components Put the flat tire and tools back into the rear trunk. Make sure that you don’t leave anything on the side of the road.

 

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