Flat tires are unexpected and never predictable. Certain modern day tires are designed to run a certain amount of kilometers even with a puncture. But it is always good to know how to deal with a flat tire and replace it with the spare tire. You could consult us to get further assistance in case of a flat tire.
As mentioned earlier, flat tires are unexpected. So it is best to be prepared. Check on your tire air pressure including the spare tire once a month or whenever you are planning to travel long distance. A visit to any of our outlets would solve any of your tire related problems. Be mindful to keep an emergency kit in your trunk. Once you come to know that there is a flat tire, Park the car beyond the parking line making sure that you have enough space to deal with flat tire. Igniting flares and reflective triangles would suggest the other vehicles that there is a disabled vehicle ahead. And make sure that all the doors are closed and you are maintaining a fair distance with the road traffic.
It is very important to carry the prescribed user manual for your vehicle. It shows where exactly the required equipment is located within the trunk. In case of a lost user manual, contact our professionals to get advice.
First step is to remove the hubcap including the lock nut. First loosen the lock nut and then move on to the other nuts. You can use a rubber mat to lean on. Be mindful of the nuts you remove. Always remember to keep them on the hub cap. Then you have look for the pinch flange in order to set the jack to lift the vehicle. Pinch flange is the strongest part of your car body. Be mindful when locating it. Lifting the car through a wrong spot can cause damages.
Set the jack and start lifting the vehicle to a level where you can rotate it. Pull the flat tire since the nuts are loosened. Then remove the spare tire and leave the original tire on that particular place. Fix the spare tire spotting the correct rods. Tighten them as much as possible tightening your feet onto them in order to get firm grip.
As you can see, you will have to go through a lot of hassle when you encounter a flat tire. If you want to stay away from this hassle, you just need to give us a call. We will be there for your survival within a couple of minutes.
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