Question about 1999 Chevrolet C/K 2500
Front flat tire
Before you start make sure you have the following:
- jack or any other instrument to lift the car
- tool to open the tire bolts
- spare tire
- if you ar eon the side of the road a warning triangle or any other object to make sure the oncoming traffic can see you.
step 1 - Open the tire bolts, remove all of them but two. The bolts left on the tire should be left quite loose (you should be able to open then with your hands).
step 2 - Position jack underneath car & lift car. VERY IMPORTANT to make sure the jack if proparly positioned & that the car is stable (for a car that has one wheel in the air...), so it won't fall on you. Don't stop lifting once the flat tire is in the air, remmber you have to fit in a new tire. Lift it so the new tire can fit in.
step 3 - Remove the last to bolts with your hands, while loosening secure the tire with one hand so it won't fall on you.
step 4 - Remove flat tire, while doing make sure not to damage the bolt which the tire sits on.
step 5 - Fit new tire in, screw 2 bolts by hand to secure it place.
step 6 - Screw rest of bolt by hand so secure tire in place. Make sure to "push" the tire as firm as possible to the car.
step 7 - Lower car. Do this slowly incase the tire isn't sitting properly.
step 8 - Tighten all the bolts properly, don't over tighten them, cause the next time you have to change the tire, you won't be able to open them.
step 9 - After driving a bit with the car, retighten the bolts, just to make sure nothing is loose.
This only sounds a bit complicated it's much simpler in practice then on paper.
Good luck & congretulations,
Posted on Jun 11, 2008
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