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Trying to change front tire on 03 expedition and tires free spin when jacked up. how to get tire off since it wont lock

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    Thank you everyone...my face is a lil red but it worked. OF COURSE!!

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Leave the car on the ground and break the lug nuts loose one at a time then Jack the car up when the wheel is off the ground spin the nuts off counterclockwise keeping up with the removed lug nuts as you will need them for reinstallation remove the tire and replace with spare spin the lug nuts on clockwise until snug holding the tire just snug them down lower the car off of Jack and tighten them to torque specs in a star pattern criss cross

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Lower the car to the ground then loosen the lug nuts a little then raise the car and you can remove lugnuts and tire

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Lower the car down to the ground then loosen the lug nuts a little bit. Caution do not take the lug nuts all the way off until you have jacked the vehicle back up.

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Loosen all of the nuts on the tire while it's still flat on the ground before you Jack it up Do not leave any boats Tighten while is on the ground you can actually bring them all way to the end of the stud before you jack it up



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    Bolts not boats lol

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You must leave some weight on the tire to loosen the lug nuts,then jack it up and remove the tire.

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Well i recommend you let your jack down till the tire touches the ground with some of the weight on it loosen the lug nuts on the wheel even if the car is of the jack you can still loosen the lug nut but not all the way or remove all except two nuts then jack car up and the two nuts should be loose and there you have it , but when you replace the wheels install the wheel nut and more or less place all wheel nut on and moderatly tight them and lower the car till wheel touch the grond and tighten from there.

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SOURCE: can't remove the jack to change a tire!

Hi, I'm not familiar with the Wrangler storage of the jack, but I have experienced difficulty with removing jacks from a confined space to use them. Usually it's just a matter of inserting something into the raise/lower slot (that you turn to raise or lower the jack) and turning it in the 'lower' direction to compress the jack, and it will then come right out of the tight storage space. If this isn't the problem (or if this works) let me know. Good luck! Curt

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SOURCE: I put my jack on the edege of the car to change the tire and the car went up but the tire would not move

Did you follow the jack instructions in the trunk?

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Sounds like the wheel is just rusted to the hub a little bit. Take all the lug nuts out exept for one. Leave the last one on about half way. Make sure the vehicle is sturdy on the jack you are using and that the car is park(or gear for manual) and have the emergancy brake set.. Now if you have a heavy dead blow hammer you can give the wheel a healthy wack from behind, or you can turn your back to the wheel and give it a donkey kick at the bottom of the wheel. The last lug will keep the wheel from flying off at you. Now dont be alarmed about the wheel not turning, if this is a front wheel you are trying to turn, you shouldnt be able to turn it becasue the car is either in gear or park. Good luck and let me know if it works out okay

Posted on Mar 11, 2009

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SOURCE: 98 ford eddie bauer expedition front tires toed out

bo_ronan,
Front end work can be tricky and should be done by a certified mechanic,there are a number of possibilities here,if it is a "toe out" problem this could be caused by worn tie rod ends or control arm bushings but this may also be a camber problem however camber usually affects one wheel.Camber can be caused by a bent spindle, mislocated strut tower, bent strut, worn or collapsed control arm bushing, bent control arm or a weak or broken spring. If any of these parts are replaced, camber should be checked and adjusted as needed after the parts have been installed.I hope this helps you,good luck.

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SOURCE: how do you change a tire on a honda crv?

The owners manual shows where to put the jack. I no manual sometimes there are illustrations where the jack is stored in its compartment. First loosen the lug nuts before you jack up the vehicle, prevents the tire from turning. After jacking up the vehicle finish removing the lug nuts then remove the tire. The spare tire on the door may have a locking lug nut which requires a key to unlock before removing the lug nuts. Key us usually on the ignition key ring. Remove the lug nuts and put tire on the drivers side. Tighten up the nuts on the wheel and after the car is let down from the jack, finish tightening the lug nuts.

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