Important Tips to Safely Change a Flat Tire

Whether you only drive in Terre Haute or you're the type of driver who does a lot of long distance driving, a flat tire can be extremely inconvenient. Often times, you're on the highway or in an unfamiliar area. Thompson's Honda has your safety in mind and suggest you use the following tips to change a flat tire.
  • Get to a safe location
  • Remove the spare tire -before- raising the vehicle
  • Only use an approved jack - Refer to your owners manual
  • Loosen the lug nuts prior to raising the vehicle
  • Remove the lug nuts, by using the lug wrench
  • After installing the spare tire, hand-tighten the lug nuts
  • Lower the vehicle, and then use the lug wrench to ensure each lug nut is tightly secured
Once you arrive at your destination, contact the service department for a tire replacement. Stay safe while driving!

 

 

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