¿Cómo cambio los neumáticos de mi Ford?

Important: The tire change procedure varies depending on your vehicle. For specific information, refer to your Manual del Propietario under Changing a Road Wheel or Changing Tires.

Tu Manual del Propietario contains important warning instructions. Please follow those instructions for your safety. 

Items needed:

  • Lug Wrench
  • Car Jack
  • Neumático de Repuesto

  1. Park on a level surface.
  2. Place the transmission in park (P) or in gear (if your vehicle has transmission) and apply the parking brake. Then, activate the hazard lights and turn the engine off.
  3. Lift and remove the carpeted cargo area floor in the trunk to access the spare tire and jack. Nota: Spare tire location varies across vehicles.

    Cargo area
     
  4. Remove the wing nut that secures the spare tire by turning it counterclockwise. Remove the spare tire.
  5. Remove the jack from the foam holder. Remove the flat tire retainer strap from the jack base. The lug wrench is in the left side storage foam next to the spare tire.
  6. Unfold the lug wrench for use.

    Llave cruz
     
  7. Loosen each wheel lug nut one-half turn counterclockwise, but do not remove them until the wheel is raised off the ground. 
  8. Jack at the specified locations to avoid damage to the vehicle. Note: The vehicle jacking points are also depicted on the warning label on the jack. Small arrow-shaped marks on the vehicle sills show the location of the jacking points.
  9. Turn the wrench clockwise to raise the vehicle until the flat tire is completely off the ground.

    Using the wrench to raise vehicle
     
  10. Remove the lug nuts with the lug wrench. Note: If equipped with full wheel covers with exposed wheel nuts, remove the wheel nuts prior to removing the wheel cover, or damage to the wheel cover may occur.
  11. Replace the flat tire with the spare tire, making sure the valve stem is facing outward. Reinstall the lug nuts until the wheel is snug against the hub. Do not fully tighten the lug nuts until the wheel has been lowered.
  12. Lower the wheel by turning the jack handle counterclockwise.
  13. Remove the jack and fully tighten the lug nuts.
  14. Stow all equipment.

¿Sabías?

  • Roadside Assistance can change a flat tire for you and more. Llamar 800-241-3673 or click aquí para obtener más información.
  • Some vehicles are equipped with a tire inflator and sealant kit instead of a spare tire. Conoce más

Información Adicional

Where is my spare tire?
¿Cómo elijo los neumáticos adecuados?