3.16.1. Replacement of a wheel

Be attentive when replacing of the punctured wheel. Perhaps, it was punctured by malefactors to steal valuable things from interior of the car when you are busy with its replacement.

Good advice
Not to be soiled when replacing a wheel, put on gloves and overalls if they are in your car.

It will be required to you: balloon key, jack, spare wheel, manometer, pump.
1. Open a trunk lid and for a loop cast away a rug.
2. Turn out a fastening bolt …
3. … also take a spare wheel from a luggage carrier.
4. Turn out the screw of fastening of a decorative cap …
5. … also take off a cap.
6. A balloon key weaken an inhaling of bolts of fastening of a wheel. Perhaps, for this purpose it is necessary to make big effort.

Weaken an inhaling of bolts of fastening of a wheel and tighten them only on the car standing on the earth.

Useful tips
In order that it was easier to turn off wheel bolts, it is possible to use not hands, but a leg, stepping from above on the handle of a balloon key.
For simplification of this operation we recommend to get a special balloon key with the telescopic handle. It is convenient to work also with a balloon key of a crosswise form.

7. Establish a jack and lift the car. If the car costs on soft soil, enclose a wide and firm support (a board not less than 300x300x20 mm in size, a flat stone, etc.) under the lower support of a jack.

Do not enclose bricks under a jack support: they easily break up and the car can break from a jack, having hard injured you.

8. Finally turn out bolts of fastening of a wheel and remove it.
9. Establish a spare wheel on adjusting pins. Screw fastening bolts, without tightening them it is final.

Useful tips
Try that the car as little as possible time was in the hung-out state with the removed wheel.
Raise the car a jack only on height necessary for removal and installation of a wheel.

10. Lower the car on the earth and evenly cross-wise tighten bolts of fastening of wheels. In order to avoid damage of a disk of a wheel do not try "to hold on" fastening bolts, pressing a leg the key handle.

Good advice
To feel necessary effort of an inhaling of bolts of fastening of a wheel, at first apply a dynamometer key.

11. Before continuing the movement, surely check air pressure in the tire of the established wheel and if necessary bring it to norm.

Useful tips
As a rule, tubeless tires are installed on front-wheel cars VAZ. If you have no sufficient skills of installation of tires, we advise you not to try to perform this work independently. One damage of a sidewall — also should be bought a new tire or to insert the camera.
In a desperate situation it is possible to use the special first-aid kit for repair of tubeless tires without razbortovka or sealant for tires. It is necessary to apply them according to the enclosed instruction.
Than the tubeless tire is better chamber?
First, tubeless at a puncture lowers very slowly: it is possible, pumping up, for weeks to go with a nail in a wheel, there will be yet no opportunity to repair it.
Secondly, when at a considerable run from the tubeless tire metal cord delays will begin to act, it still can be used as a spare wheel. To insert the camera into such tire it is useless: she will make a mistake already at the first inflating.