Tire Changing Tips for your Acura

By Product Expert | Posted in How To, Tips and Tricks on Thursday, May 5th, 2022 at 10:45 am
View of a flat tire being changed

How to Change a Flat Tire in my Acura?  

Do you know how to change a flat tire in your Acura? If not, then don’t worry. Acura of Maui in Kahului, HI, is here with easy tire-changing tips for your Acura. Continue reading for more information.  

Gear to Change a Flat Tire 

  • Fully inflated Spare Tire  
  • Lug Wrench  
  • Jack  
  • Owner’s Manual   
  • Wheel Wedges  
  • Gloves  
  • Flashlight   

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Steps to Change a Flat Tire 

Pick a straight and level road, bring your vehicle to a safe location, and turn on the hazard lights. Engage the parking brake and place wheel wedges to stop the car from rolling away. Place the jack in the position indicated in your owner’s manual and lift the vehicle. Ensure that no part of your body is under the car throughout the tire-changing process.  

Image of a lug wrench being used
Image of a jack being used

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Unscrew the lug nuts and remove the flat tire by pulling it towards yourself. Mount the spare tire and tighten the lug nuts by hand. Lower the vehicle and use the wrench to tighten the nuts, and drive to Acura of Maui in Kahului, HI, for immediate assistance with your tires. 

Check the pressure on the tire, and be sure to have your flat tire fixed at a service center. If you are in the Kahului, HI region, schedule a service for your vehicle at Acura of Maui.  Also, check out the wide range of services we offer at the dealership and browse through the Acura e-store to find the right parts for your vehicle. Feel free to reach out to the dealership for further assistance.