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7. Remove the lug nuts, wheel cover (if equipped) and
tire. Remove the cover by hand, do not pry off.
8. Mount the spare tire. For vehicles equipped with
wheel covers, see the wheel cover installation instruc-
tions. Do not attempt to install a wheel cover on a
9. Tighten all the lug nuts on the mounting studs.
10. Lower the vehicle to the ground by turning the jack
11. Fully tighten the lug nuts. Torque the wheel lug nuts
to 100 ft/lb. (135N. m).
12. Store the flat tire, jack and tools.
Raising the vehicle higher than necessary can make
the vehicle less stable. It could slip off the jack and
hurt someone near it. Raise the vehicle only enough
to remove the tire.
A loose tire or jack thrown forward in a collision or
hard stop could endanger the occupants of the ve-
hicle. Always stow the jack parts and the spare tire in
the places provided.
Compact Spare Tire
The compact spare tire is for temporary emergency use
with radial tires. It is engineered to be used on your style
vehicle only. Since this tire has limited tread life, the
original tire should be repaired (or replaced) and rein-
stalled at the first opportunity.
Keep tire inflated to 60 PSI (414 KPa) Cold Inflation
Avoid driving more than 50 miles (80 km) before
replacing tire and wheel.
This tire is designed as an emergency spare only-do
not exceed 50 MPH (80 km/h) speed.
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