You need to take off your tire on the highway and want to replace it, but don’t know how? I will help guide you through the way. It is very important to put on a tire the right way.
In order to take off a car tire, you need the right tools. According to "Remove Lug Nuts and Tires." WikiHow. “ Before jacking the car up, use your wrench or tire iron to break the lug nuts loose.” In order to take off the tire, you need a jack, lug nut wrench, or a socket. The jack is what you’ll use to get the car off the ground. The socket or lug wrench will unscrew the lug nuts from the tire, so you can take the tire off.
In order to take off the tire, follow these easy steps. According to "How To Change a Tire." DMV.org. “ Spare tire, Jack, and a Lug wrench. The spare tire, jack, and lug wrench are vital and should all come with your vehicle.” In order to take off off the tire, you will need to take off the lug nuts with either a wrench, a lug nut wrench, or a socket. Once you loosen these, you can jack up the car. After you jack up the car, take the lug nuts off the rest of the way(put these where you remember them). Take the spare tire(donut tire) from underneath the car and line it up on the wheel studs. Once they are lined up with the wheel studs, put on the lug nuts. When you tighten them, you do the one opposite from the one you just tightened. After you did this, you should be good to go.
The benefits of this is that you will save money. According to CostHelper.com “Having a tow truck move a disabled vehicle to a repair shop, residence or other destination typically means paying a base rate (sometimes called a hook-up fee) of $35-$100, and $2.50-$5 per mile; the first five to seven miles may be included in the base fee. If you call a tow truck, they can charge you more money than a new tire is worth. Putting on your tire by yourself will help you save more money. Mechanics putting on tires can cost around $70 to $80 dollars just for labor, but you could do it yourself for free in like 10 minutes.
It is very important to put your tire on the right way because your tire could fall off. In order to take off and install your tire the right way. You will also need the necessary tools to do so. You also need to remember the pattern for tightening the lug nuts. If you don’t tighten the lug nuts in a pattern, then they could unscrew each other and make the wheel fall off. Taking off your tire without an mechanic will benefit you by saving almost $100 dollars that a mechanic would cost just for labor.
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