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Tire changing tips

How to change the tires in a Toyota?

Understanding how to change a tire is an integral skill while driving around Swansea, MA. Bristol Toyota brings to you an easy DIY on how to change the tires in a Toyota.

Your Toyota comes equipped with the necessary gadgets required to change a tire. These include a spare tire, a jack, and a lug wrench. The owner’s manual also contains detailed instructions on how to change the tire in your Toyota.

Using a jack to lift the wheel

Step 1: Park your car in a safe location away from the main road and turn on the hazard warning lights.

Step 2: Place a wedge behind the wheels to provide extra support and ensure the hand brake has been engaged.

Step 3: Pry off the hubcap with the end of your lug wrench.

Step 4: Now use the jack and lift the tire to the desired height.

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Using a lug wrench to loosen and tighten the nuts

Step 5: Use the lug wrench to loosen the nuts on the wheel and replace the flat tire with the spare wheel.

Step 6: Screw the nuts back into position and ensure they are secure.

Step 6: Screw the nuts back into position and ensure they are secure.

Step 7: Lower the jack and check the wheel for air.

Step 8: Replace the hubcap and you are all set.

These 8 steps will see you through the tire-changing process of your Toyota. Visit your nearest gas station to fill the wheel up with air if necessary.

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You can also reach out to us at Bristol Toyota in Swansea, MA, for a quick servicing of your vehicle. In case you wish to sell or trade your vehicle for a new one we offer credit approvals and trade-in options to meet all your vehicular needs. Reach out to us for more information.