Buick LaCrosse: Storing a Flat or Spare Tire 
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WARNING!
Storing a jack, a tire, or other equipment in the passenger compartment of the vehicle could cause injury. In a sudden stop or collision, loose equipment could strike someone. Store all these in the proper place.

Store the spare or flat tire in one of the ways shown below. Storage instructions will vary depending on the bolt that came with the vehicle and how it attaches to the vehicle.

This vehicle will have a slide in fastener or a screw in fastener.

    Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
    1. Do a safety check before proceeding. See If a Tire Goes Flat for more information. 2. Turn the wheel wrench counterclockwise to loosen the wheel nut caps. If needed, finish loosening th ...

    Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools With a Screw in Fastener
    1. Turn the wrench counterclockwise to remove the fastener. 2. Replace the fastener with the one provided in the foam. 3. Turn the wrench clockwise to tighten the fastener. 4. Replace the ...

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