Why is my spare tire not coming off my truck?

Why is my spare tire not coming off my truck?

One common issue with GM trucks is that the safety system that holds the spare tire on to the truck gets corroded over time. This can cause the system to get stuck, which means the spare tire won’t come off when you need it to! Fortunately, there is a way around this problem.

How is a spare tire held in place?

In many trucks and vans the spare tire is held in place by a spare tire hoist. You operate a crank and it lowers the spare tire. But many times the spare tire rusts and fails to lower the tire.

What’s the best way to remove a spare tire?

Fit the open square end to the closed square end on the safety system, and start lowering the spare tire. Lower the wire all the way down. If your tire follows the wire all the way down to the ground, your safety system is working properly.

What’s the best spare tire hoist for a Silverado?

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How do you get a spare tire down on a Chevy Silverado?

On a day when you have some free time, it’s recommended to try to get the spare tire down so you know whether it’s working or not before you actually need to get it down. Place the jack under the spare tire so it is putting pressure on the spring in the center of the spare tire.

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When you feel the jack handle engage, turning it counter-clockwise should begin to lower the tire. Periodically, you’ll need to lower the jack as well to allow the tire to come down. Figure 1. Spare tire guide hole. If you can’t remove the tire normally, move on to Step 2.