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14. Stow the cable and wheel spacer before driving the
vehicle, reassemble the winch handle extensions to form
a “T’ and fit the winch “T” handle over the drive nut.
Rotate the nut to the right approximately 33 turns until
the winch mechanism clicks at least three times.
15. Stow the jack, jack handle and winch handle tools.
A loose jack, thrown forward in a collision or hard
stop could endanger the occupants of the vehicle.
Always stow the jack parts in the place provided.
16. Check the compact spare tire pressure as soon as
possible. Correct pressure as required.
Secure The Spare Tire As Follows:
1. To stow the compact spare tire/cover assembly on
vehicles equipped with fold-in-floor seating, assemble
the winch handle extensions to form a “T’ and fit the
winch “T” handle over the drive nut. Rotate the nut to
the left approximately 33 turns until the winch mecha-
nism stops turning freely, this will allow enough slack in
the cable to allow you to pull the wheel spacer out from
under the vehicle.
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