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Tire Change on 2006 Ford Explorer

My husband is in a rural area with a flat tire. Has removed 5 lug nuts and cannot remove the tire. Suggestions?

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    2006 ford explorer front tire want come off

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    Can't get the tire off the spindle despite having all the lug-nuts off

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Kick the tire. Not only will it make him feel better, but it should come off. The center of the wheel is probably a tight fit where it fits on the 'hub' (where the brakes and wheel bearings are located. Kick the tire near the outer edge, continue all around 'til it comes off. Please let me know how you make out. countrycurt0

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We rocked the Explorer sideways and drove it backward and forward about 10 feet in each direction with 2 lugnuts holding on the flat. Jacked it back up and the flat popped right off!!

Thanks a bunch. You saved us a lotta time and money. We had been working on it about two hours and by the time we got it fixed it was 11 pm..............thank God the bar across the street was still open.

I will be telling my family and friends about this remarkable website.

Gene Jeffries

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