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Find a plastic cover located in the carpet at the back right corner. Lift the cover to locate a nut the size of a lugnut of your tires. Using the van's lugnut wrench, turn nut counter-clockwise to lower the spare tire. Have fun and don't pinch yourself while removing the tire.

Posted on Oct 14, 2010

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SOURCE: FORD F-250 Spare Tire

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SOURCE: spare tire removal

If the tire does not lower with the jack parts from the access door then you will have to put the jack up under the presseurerelease in the middle of the tire till it releases.

Posted on Dec 22, 2008

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SOURCE: hoist to lower spare tire does not work.

On my 95' Silverado I always had to get up under the Rear end and Kick the Spare to release it for Lowering. Give this a Try.

Posted on Jan 23, 2009

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SOURCE: Can't lower spare tire, stuck on safety device

The mechanism (hoist) is bad. It is a sealed unit and will need to be replaced. They are approx. $130 from a dealer. I bought a used one on EBAY for $70 and it works fine. They are not very robust and the dealer has them in stock. To get the tire down I had to cut the cable. The replacement is fairly easy. The assembly comes out with 3 bolts.

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SOURCE: Where can you get the tool that will lower the spare tire?

dealer for the tool but it must be on vehicle like under the spare wheel or drivers seat

Posted on Aug 22, 2009

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