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Tire Changing Tips

How to change the tires in your vehicle?

Learn how to change the tires of your vehicle at American Car Center. With this knowledge, you will never again find yourself stranded on the road, helpless. Continue reading to know more.

Steps to change a flat tire

Learning how to change your tires goes a long way for car owners. It ensures that the driver or passengers are never stranded on the road with a flat tire. It is also essential to regularly service your vehicle and ensure that it is in its prime condition before undertaking any long travels.

Step 1: Park your car away from the traffic and engage the parking brakes.

Step 2: Locate the spare tire and jack kit from under the luggage compartment.

Step 3: Use the wrench and slightly loosen the nuts.

Step 4: Use the jack to raise the vehicle.

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Step 5: Remove the nuts entirely and slip off the wheel.

Step 6: Replace the flat tire with the spare tire.

Step 7: Tighten the lug nuts and lower the jack.

Step 8: Replace the flat tire and the jack kit under the luggage compartment.

Step 9: Visit the nearest service center and check your tire pressure.

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Be sure to carry a tire pressure monitor and visit the nearest service center post the changing of the flat tire. This is done to ensure that the tire has been appropriately fixed and there are no more hazards that you may come across on your onward journey.

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