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How do i replace the spare tire cable and winch on my jeep commander

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SOURCE: Low spare fault in a 2005 Jeep Liberty, tire is at rated pressure.

Wow another great problem by a dodge product i would check for a recall on the sensor switch

Posted on Nov 05, 2008

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try resetting tire pressure monitoring system

Posted on Nov 11, 2010

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SOURCE: 2006 Jeep Commander dash display reports "Service

It cant hurt to check your spare. It may need a bit more air.

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Posted on Dec 22, 2010

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SOURCE: Does the jeep pick up the pressure on the spare

Same problem here..." spare low pressure warning."
Even after put putting correct air in spare...warning goes away but then comes back after several months.

Let me know if/when you or anyone else finds a solution.

Thanks

Posted on Jan 31, 2011

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From the owner's manual for that model, see link below also, page 299 of the PDF has a nice picture.

Spare Tire Removal
Fit the jack handle extension over the drive nut. Use the
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http://www.jeep.com/en/owners/manuals/index.html?year=2006&nameplate=Grand%20Cherokee

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When I took the car into the shop to get the tire fixed and the have the spare put back on the car, they were not able to get the winch free enough to put the tire back on. They said that is is a common problem with this mechanism and suggested replacing the winch system (estmated parts and labor $215). From what I can tell the winch accumulates rust up in the cable and locks up.

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