Jeep Liberty: Spare Tire Removal - Jacking And Tire Changing - What To Do In Emergencies - Jeep Liberty Owner's ManualJeep Liberty: Spare Tire Removal

Fit the jack handle extension over the drive nut located in the rear cargo area inside the vehicle. Use the lug wrench to rotate the nut counterclockwise until the spare is on the ground with enough slack in the cable to allow you to pull the tire out from under the vehicle.

Lowering/Raising Spare Tire
Lowering/Raising Spare Tire

CAUTION!
The winch mechanism is designed for use with the jack extension tube only. Use of an air wrench or other power tools is not recommended and they can damage the winch.

When the spare is clear, tilt the retainer at the end of the cable, and pull it through the center of the wheel.

NOTE: Refer to “Compact Spare Tire” under “Tires- General Information” in “Starting And Operating” for information about the compact spare tire, its use, and operation.

    Spare Tire Stowage
    The spare tire is stowed underneath the rear of the vehicle and is held in place by a cable winch mechanism. ...

    Preparations For Jacking
    1. Park the vehicle on a firm level surface as far from the edge of the roadway as possible. Avoid icy or slippery areas. WARNING! Do not attempt to change a tire on the side of the vehicle c ...

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