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Learn2 Change a Flat Tire (continued)
Step 7: Lower the car and pack it all up

All right, get back on the road!

  • Turn the jack handle the other way to fully lower the car. As the weight is taken off, the jack will fall over. Lay it on its side and finish turning the handle, until the jack is fully closed.
  • If the wheel has a hubcap or plate, replace it by holding one edge in place, and banging on the opposite edge with the jack handle, the heel of your hand, or the side of your fist.
  • Put the old wheel and tire in the spare's compartment, or on the spare's bracket and secure it. Secure the jack and handle to their original location.

Throw the tarp in the trunk, and carefully step around to the driver's door. Watch for passing cars!

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Step 1: Find the right spot
Step 2: Get the spare and the jack
Step 3: Loosen the lug nuts
Step 4: Jack up the car
Step 5: Remove the old wheel
Step 6: Put on the new wheel
Step 7: Lower the car and pack it all up

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