So you got a flat tire while driving home for Christmas. What do you do? Here is how you change your tire so you can make it home in time to open presents.
Step 1: Materials:
-Large Phillips head screwdriver
Step 2: Retrieve Jack and Tire Iron From Beneath the Passenger Side of the Hood.
(see figure 1)
Step 3: Remove Lug Nut Cover Using Philips Head Screwdriver.
(see figure 2)
Step 4: Loosen Lug Nuts Using Tire Iron.
Loosen lug nuts until they are finger tight.
Step 5: Retrieve Spare Tire From Beneath Truck Bed.
a. Pull J hook towards rear bumper so that washer slips through large hole, releasing the spare tire carrier. (see figure 3)
b. Unscrew tire bolt and remove tire.
Step 6: Place Jack Beneath Front Axel and Insert Tire Iron.
(see figure 4)
Step 7: Raise Truck With Jack.
rotate tire iron clockwise
Step 8: Remove Lug Nuts and Remove Tire.
a. Use tire iron if necessary.
b. Be sure to place lug nuts where you can find them again.
Step 9: Place Spare Tire on Hub and Replace Lug Nuts.
Tighten lug nuts firmly with tire iron.
Step 10: Lower Jack With Tire Iron.
Rotate tire iron counter clockwise.
Step 11: Replace Jack and Tire Iron in Engine Compartment.
Take flat tire to be fixed.