Denny’s Towing provides fast, affordable tire change service when you need help. But we’ve put together seven steps below if you would rather change it yourself.
Changing a flat tire is a great time, said no one. And unfortunately, a flat tire can happen at any time. Inevitably it will happen when you are running late for work or while you are taking your kids to school. But no matter when or where you have a flat tire in Irving, Arlington, or Fort Worth, Denny’s Towing is always available to help. Our highly skilled tow truck operators are detail oriented and will place your tire tools back where they belong. Our rates are affordable and upfront, so your flat tire is the only issue putting you in a bind. But we understand some want to learn how to change a flat tire, so we’ve put together seven steps to change a flat tire. Please leave it to the professional at Denny’s Towing if you have a flat tire on a busy roadway with inattentive drivers whizzing by you at 80 miles an hour. It’s dangerous! Our priority is keeping the motorist in Fort Worth safe.
- Pull over to a safe place. A flat solid area on the right shoulder with low our hardly any traffic. Preferably a parking lot if possible.
- Locate your spare tire, Jack, and tire iron. In most vehicles, it’s in the trunk under the floor mat. If you own a truck, SUV, or minivan, the spare is kept under the vehicle or mounted to the tailgate. Once you have found your spare, remove it.
- Loosen The lug Nuts. Use the tire iron to loosen the lug nuts. They will be tight and need all your vigor to loosen, but do not remove them. Now place the jack under the frame near the flat tire. If unsure where to place the jack, you can look it up in your vehicle’s owner’s manual.
- Jack up your vehicle. After the jack is appropriately placed under your vehicle near the flat tire, go ahead and raise your jack until it meets the car’s frame, then raise your vehicle until the flat tire is off the ground a couple of inches for you to remove it.
- Remove your flat tire. Remove the lug nuts and then your flat tire. Make sure you place your lug nuts in a safe location.
- Put on your spare tire. Now you will have to lift your spare tire to position it on the lug studs. After your flat tire is positioned on the lug studs, place your lug nuts back on a loosely tighten them.
- Lower your vehicle and tighten the lug nuts. Now that you have the spare on lower your car and tighten your lug nuts completely.
No matter what time of day, Denny’s Towing is here and ready to help you with all your roadside and towing needs.