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Monthly Archives: November 2020

How to Change a Flat Tire

How to Change a Flat Tire

If you aren't a mechanic, changing a tire is never a good time. Flat tires always seem to happen during opportune times. The last thing you'd want to happen is for a flat to occur while you're traveling during the holidays. Most drivers have roadside assistance. However, during this time of year, the wait time may be longer than usual. It's important to know how to change your tire in case the unexpected happens. Changing your tire can potentially save you more time and money. Below we have given a few steps on how to change a tire to keep you prepared for your next road trip.  1. Pull over to a safe spot. Try to find an area far from incoming traffic, which will give you enough space to work on your vehicle. Make sure your car is in park, and the emergency flashers are on. 2. Grab your spare tire, jack, and tire iron. These items are usually located under the floorboard of your trunk. 3. Loose ... read more