Honda Civic: Getting Ready to Replace the Flat Tire - If a Tire Goes Flat - Handling the Unexpected - Honda Civic Owners ManualHonda Civic: Getting Ready to Replace the Flat Tire

1. Open the trunk floor lid.

1. Open the trunk floor lid.

2. Take the tool case out of the trunk. Take

2. Take the tool case out of the trunk. Take the jack and wheel nut wrench out of the tool case.

3. Unscrew the wing bolt, and remove the spacer cone. Then, remove the spare tire.

4. Place a wheel block or rock in front and rear

4. Place a wheel block or rock in front and rear of the wheel diagonal to the flat tire.

2.4 ℓ engine models

NOTICE
Do not mount the compact spare on the front. If mounted on the front, the compact spare, smaller in size than the normal tire, may damage the differential.

If either front tire goes flat, remove the rear tire on the same side, and mount the compact spare on the rear and the rear tire on the front.

5. Place the compact spare tire (wheel side up)

5. Place the compact spare tire (wheel side up) under the vehicle body, near the tire that needs to be replaced.

Models with 15 x 6J aluminum wheels

Models with 15 x 6J aluminum wheels

6. Remove the center cap from the wheel with the jack handle bar.

All models

All models

7. Loosen each wheel nut about one turn using the wheel nut wrench.

    Changing a Flat Tire
    If a tire goes flat while driving, grasp the steering wheel firmly, and brake gradually to reduce speed. Then, stop in a safe place. Replace the flat tire with a compact spare tire. Go to a de ...

    How to Set Up the Jack
    1. Place the jack under the jacking point closest to the tire to be changed. 2. Turn the end bracket (as shown in the image) clockwise until the top of the jack contacts the jacking point. ...

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    Compass display
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    Starting to Drive
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