If you drive, chances are you’ll end up needing to change a tire at some point. It can be daunting, especially if you’ve never done so before. Here are three tips for changing tires.
1. Make Sure You Have the Right Equipment
Most cars come with a spare tire, a car jack and a lug wrench. Whether you own a new or pre-owned car, check the trunk for these items. It’s also a good idea to purchase a tire pressure gauge, patches and an air compressor. Practice using all these items and changing a tire at home in a controlled environment.
2. Know When To Call for Help
As long as you have cell service, you can call for roadside assistance if you’re stressed or unsure of what to do. If this is the first time you’ve been in such a situation, but the damage to your tire is minor, …