Changing a Flat Tire

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Changing a Flat Tire. By Scott Cooper. Ever have one of those days? a flat isn’t the end of the world. a list of items needed and a short instruction can help save the day. Please navigate with these. For helpful equipment and tools click . For instructions on changing your flat click . - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Changing a Flat Tire

Check to make sure you have a tire tool (lug wrench)The lug wrench is usually found with the spare on cars, check owners manual for exact location for your vehicle

Make sure the air pressure is correct on your spareReview the owners manual for the correct air pressure for the spare. The air pressure is also stamped on the side of the tire

In the event of a flat tire while driving

Remain CalmTake your foot off the gas and coastNo sudden braking or steeringPull off the roadTurn on emergency flashers

Put your car in park, first gear if a manual

Following this simple procedure will keep you from being stranded

Install the lug nuts and screw on as far as possible by hand, lower car until tire touches the ground, and finish tightening with lug wrench

Make sure you have a owners manual

It is a good idea to review the steps for changing a flat tire, you never know when that information could come in handy!