Tire changing tips

February 8th, 2022 by

How to change the flat tire in your Volkswagen?
Learn how to change the flat tire in your Volkswagen and never again be left helpless on the road with a flat tire. Ventura Volkswagen in Ventura, CA, brings you easy instructions on how to change the flat tire in your Volkswagen. Continue reading for more information.

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Steps to Change a Flat Tire
Step 1: Review your Owner’s manual to know the position of your jack, toolkit, and spare tire.

Step 2: Park the vehicle on level firm ground and engage the parking brakes.

Step 3: Block the tire diagonally opposite of the tire being changed.

Step 4: Remove the spare tire and tool kit from the trunk of your Volkswagen. Roll the spare tire towards the flat tire.

Step 5: Remove the covers from the lug bolt using the pin from the tool kit. Remove the hub cap as well.

Step 6: Use the lug wrench to loosen the lug bolts.

Step 7: Place the jack in the correct crevice and jack the vehicle until the wheel lifts off the ground. Completely loosen the lug bolts and remove the flat tire.

Step 8: Replace the flat tire with the spare tire and then slightly tighten the lug bolts.

Step 9: Lower the jack and completely tighten the lug bolts. Replace the hubcap.

Step 10: Return the flat tire and the tool kit to its designated place in the trunk of your Volkswagen.

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For further clarification, you can watch the YouTube video on the official Volkswagen USA channel that demonstrates a flat tire being changed in a Volkswagen. Schedule a service of your Volkswagen at Ventura Volkswagen in Ventura, CA, or check out our maintenance menu for a detailed look at the services we offer. Contact us for emergency assistance or further information.

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