Honda Civic: Replacing the Flat Tire - If a Tire Goes Flat - Handling the Unexpected - Honda Civic Owners ManualHonda Civic: Replacing the Flat Tire

Models with aluminum wheels

Models with aluminum wheels

1. Remove the wheel nuts and flat tire.

Do not over tighten the wheel nuts by applying extra torque using your foot or a pipe.

Models with wheel cover

Models with wheel cover

1. Remove the wheel nuts, wheel cover, and flat tire.

Do not attempt to forcibly pry the wheel cover off with a screwdriver or other tool.

The wheel cover cannot be removed without first removing the wheel nuts.

All models

All models

2. Wipe the mounting surfaces of the wheel with a clean cloth.

3. Mount the compact spare tire.

4. Screw the wheel nuts until they touch the lips around the mounting holes, and stop rotating.

5. Lower the vehicle and remove the jack.

5. Lower the vehicle and remove the jack.

Tighten the wheel nuts in the order indicated in the image. Go around, tightening the nuts, two to three times in this order.

Wheel nut torque:

80 lbf∙ft (108 N∙m, 11 kgf∙m)

    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. ...

    Storing the Flat Tire
    Models with aluminum wheels 1. Remove the center cap. All models 2. Place the flat tire face down in the spare tire well. 3. Remove the spacer cone from the wing bolt, flip it over, and inse ...

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