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I cannot get the spare to come loose. The

I cannot get the spare to come loose. The secondary latch is tricky. Any advice?

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    are u turning the crank in the correct direction? that is counterclockwise.

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Are you talking about after the spare is down on ground after lowering it or trying to lower it onto ground...??
I have used my spare about 5 times in the last few months..I know that trying to lower it, you have to make sure you hook up correctly with correct end inside shaft tube (very tricky)...
If you are talking about getting spare unhooked from latch, let plenty of slack in line then pull tire out some and lift up and squeeze spring loaded latches to get through opening of tire..
Hope this helps some...
Stephen

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