Ever Wonder Why Some Car Tyres Pull Off While driving?

Putting two nuts following each other concurrently can break the bolt off or won’t let the tyre fit in properly and it may cause the tyre to pull off while driving.

Hello everyone, I hope you all having a wonderful day. I’d like to talk about how to effect a tyre change the proper way without causing damage to your wheel bolts and nuts immediately or shortly after you hit the road. Below are few steps to follow to ensure a safe tyre swap.

1) Park on solid ground off the road.
2) Turn off the engine and apply the e-brake.
3) Place your caution triangle appropriately if you are on a busy stretch of road.
4) Place wedges or stones on the opposite tyre.
5)Use the wheel spanner slacken the nuts on the flat or bad tyre.
6) Lift up the vehicle with the car Jack, which should be set up at the right area.
7) Use the wheel spanner to remove the nuts on the flat tyre, then remove the tyre.
8) Get the spare tyre and fix properly back to the wheel shaft.
9) Get the nuts and guide them in the following order, the first but should go into the highest bolt and the second goes into the lowest opposite bolt when they are firm enough then add the rest.
10) Use the wheel spanner to gently tighten the nuts, then drop the car and remove the Jack.
11) Do a final firm tightening with the wheel spanner, remove the wedges and caution sign and you are good to go.

The very important bit here is the order in which you fasten the nuts. Putting two nuts following each other concurrently can break the bolt off or won’t let the tyre fit in properly and it may cause the tyre to pull off while driving.

Enjoy your day folks.

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