How to change a Tire


“Woman watches as men change a tire on a Model T” by simpleinsomnia is licensed under CC BY 2.0

By: Teddy Dehn, Journalist

Why Do You Need To Change A Tire?

Changing the tires to your car is a thing many people have to learn. It could come in handy if your tire flattens or if you need to replace it. Changing a tire takes practice, but you won’t need to call any people to help change your car with enough effort.

The Tools.

First, you want two solid blocks to wedge in the middle of your back wheels. The reason for this is to keep the car from sliding as you lift the front. Another tool you should use is a tire iron. This tool allows you to pull out the screws of the car called lugnuts. Finally, the last tool you want to use is a quick pump jack. This tool will lift the front of the car, allowing you to change the tires.

The Steps.

To start, you need to put your break in park.  Next, you should wedge strong blocks in between your back two tires. After that, you have to loosen the lug nuts (the screws for the tire). Also, you will need to use the quick pump jack to lift the front of the car. Finally, your tire will be easy and safe to remove.