Replacing the Flat Tire

Models with aluminum wheels


Models with aluminum wheels

1. Remove the wheel nuts and flat tire.

Do not over tighten the wheel nuts by applying extra torque using your foot or a pipe.

Models with wheel cover


Models with wheel cover

1. Remove the wheel nuts, wheel cover, and flat tire.

Do not attempt to forcibly pry the wheel cover off with a screwdriver or other tool.

The wheel cover cannot be removed without first removing the wheel nuts.

All models


All models

2. Wipe the mounting surfaces of the wheel with a clean cloth.

3. Mount the compact spare tire.

4. Screw the wheel nuts until they touch the lips around the mounting holes, and stop rotating.

5. Lower the vehicle and remove the jack.


5. Lower the vehicle and remove the jack.

Tighten the wheel nuts in the order indicated in the image. Go around, tightening the nuts, two to three times in this order.

Wheel nut torque:

80 lbf∙ft (108 N∙m, 11 kgf∙m)

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