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How do I get the spare tire off the bottom of the truck?

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Use the hook end of the jack tool it doesn't hook on to anything in there but it drives the mechanism to lower the spare. who would of thought to use the hook end! thats what you use th crank up the jack.

Posted on Aug 14, 2010

  • Thomas Frieder Aug 17, 2011

    you missed mentioning that toyota has a special "key" that goes between the hook and lowering mechanism...don't worry even the toyota manual forgets to mention this as well...one of many things they left out by the way..

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SOURCE: Changing a tire and releasing the spare tire on a 2004 GMC Envoy

the instructions and tools should be under the second row seats.

Posted on Oct 08, 2008

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SOURCE: Spare tire

Is the wheel the correct size? If so, then don't worry about it. It's just a spare. If it's completely wrong, then get the right one at a junkyard.

Posted on Feb 27, 2009

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SOURCE: How do you release the spare tire underneath the truck?

The spare is held in place by a cable that is cranked up and down with a tool that is stored with the jack, the access hole for the tool to crank the spare down is in the rear bumper in most trucks, look underneath to see it and be sure.

Posted on Nov 12, 2008

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SOURCE: Trying to get the spare tire off of my pick up truck

Hello, when you go to let it down can you turn the rod that you are useing to let the tire down? If not then the cable or gear box is rusted solid. That is what usually happens because of the location and lack of use. If it doesn't turn you will have to cut the cable or cradle that holds the tire up. If the rod does turn your spare tire carrier might have a safety catch. The catch can usually be released by putting a jack under the spare tire rim and raising it up. While your doing that turn the rod to crank up the tire. That should release the saftey catch and allow the tire to be lowered down.

Posted on Mar 31, 2009

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SOURCE: how to remove spare tire from underneath back of suburban truck

the instuctions should be in the same area were the jack is stored

Posted on Mar 07, 2010

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