Section 00-02: Lifting, Jacking and Spare Tire Stowage
1995 Aerostar, Ranger, Explorer Workshop Manual
Tire, Spare, Removal, Aerostar
If the Aerostar is a standard length vehicle the spare tire is mounted inside to a carrier at the left rear quarter panel. To remove the spare tire, remove the wing nut and plate. A flat tire can be temporarily stowed in the same location.
If the Aerostar is the bus with a standard length body or extended length (all models), the temporary spare tire is stowed at the rear of the vehicle under the body.
The Aerostar standard length E-4WD bus spare tire is mounted on the floor.
- Insert lug nut wrench into the actuator hole and turn counterclockwise until the cable extends to allow the spare tire to be pulled rearward from under the vehicle.
- Slide spare tire to the rear and remove the retainer from the wheel.
- To stow cable/retainer with spare tire removed, insert cable fitting into carrier rear wall slot, place wheel retainer against the carrier, and turn lug nut wrench clockwise until slack is removed.
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