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FORD F-250 Spare Tire

Help! I cannot get the spare tire to lower! I have the key but when I insert it and turn the tire iron it just turns and turns but doesn't lower the spare tire. What can I do to get to my spare tire? Desperate.

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  • Cindy Krepps Sep 20, 2008

    We don't have a key. we've never had to use the spare tire so we can't get it to release

  • egnat Mar 03, 2009

    I bought a used 1999 F-250 that spare was stolen from & have no jack or wrench to put he new spare tire on with.

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    where can I buy spare tire for my 2002 Ford Escape

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    Had 36 month warrenty and 100,000 mile bumber to bumber extended warrenty and was told my spare tire asssembly was not cover. Use only once this pass week and it fail to lift the spare back up. Was told the part was to cost me over $350.00 not counting labor. Was not told at time of purchase that only few items cover.

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    2006 trailblazer can't find socket to lower tire. where can I get one ?

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Have someone pry down on the tire while turning...

Posted on Sep 14, 2008

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hello
i have a 1992 and im sure this would be the same
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