Question about 1996 Ford Taurus
I heard from somebody that they just pop off somewhere, but I'm afraid I might brake the thing! How do I properly remove my hubcaps!
There are three basic kind:
1 has a center cap that hides the lug nuts beneath the cap.These usually have a small slot in them to allow a flat head screwdriver to be inserted in them and pop the cover off which is retained be tension created by metal prongs.
2 There is also a type that has plastic decorative lugs that screw over the actual metal lug nuts. In this case just unscrew all visible lugs and the cover will come off exposing the actual rim and metal lug nuts.
3 This is the oldest style that has now lug nuts present and is held on by tension like example one except that the prongs holding this one on is along the outer perimeter of the cap. To remove this type you insert a flat head screw driver between the hubcap and the actual steel rim and pry off working around the perimeter of the cap as you go. Replacement of this hub cap requires force to be applied at the perimeter as application to the center will either not complete the process or more than not result in a broken hubcap.
Hope this helps.
Posted on Sep 03, 2008
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Jan 31, 2016 | Cars & Trucks
Sep 14, 2014 | 1998 Ford Windstar
Apr 30, 2011 | 1994 Buick Century
Dec 08, 2010 | 1986 Dodge 600
Sep 06, 2010 | 2006 Mitsubishi Lancer
Feb 07, 2010 | 2006 Toyota Sienna
Dec 03, 2009 | 1986 Oldsmobile Delta 88
Aug 11, 2009 | GMC Jimmy Cars & Trucks
1,422 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: