Black and White Photo of a Flat Tire on a Car

Step-By-Step Instructions to Change a Flat Tire on Your Car, Truck or SUV

How To Change a Flat Tire on Your Car 

Are you a new driver? Have you never had to change a flat tire? A flat tire is stressful enough the way it is and if you have never done it – it can be a difficult situation to be in. We are here to help at U.S. Auto Sales with a quick step-by-step guide on how to change a flat tire on your car. Be prepared when you get behind the wheel with this quick how-to guide and find an affordable used car online at U.S. Auto Sales!

How-To Guide to Changing a Tire 

  1. Park Your Vehicle on a Flat Surface 
  2. Turn on Your Hazard Lights 
  3. Set Your Parking Brake 
  4. Loosen Your Lug Nuts Until They Are Finger Tight 
  5. Check the Owner’s Manual to Find Where to Place the Jack 
  6. Use the Jack to Raise Your Vehicle 
  7. Remove the Lug Nuts 
  8. Remove the Flat Tire 
  9. Put Your Spare Tire onto the Bolts 
  10. Replace the Lug Nuts and Finger Tighten 
  11. Use the Jack to Lower Your Vehicle 
  12. Use the Lug Wrench to Tighten the Lug Nuts