Some of the details shown here will vary according to model. For instance, the location of the spare wheel and jack is not the same on all vehicles. However, the basic principles apply to all vehicles.
The jack and wheelbrace are stored behind the driver’s seat on Van models . . .
. . and behind a cover panel on the rear right-hand side on Multispace and Combi models.
At the rear of the load area, lift up the floor covering and use the wheelbrace to lower the spare wheel cradle.
Disengage the cradle from the lifting hook and slide the spare wheel out from under the vehicle. On Multispace and Combi models, remove the wheel chock from the centre of the spare wheel (on Van models, the chock is stored behind the driver’s seat).
Position the jack on firm ground below the reinforced area on the sill (indicated by a triangle – arrowed). Using the wheelbrace, extend the jack until the jack head correctly engages with the sill. Using the chock supplied, chock the wheel diagonally opposite the one being removed.
On models with steel wheels, remove the wheel trim/hub cap (as applicable).
Using the wheelbrace, slacken each wheel bolt by half a turn. On models with alloy wheels, use the special tool to undo the locking wheel nuts.
Raise the jack until the wheel is clear of the ground, then unscrew the wheel bolts and remove the wheel. Place the wheel under the vehicle sill in case the jack fails. Fit the spare wheel and screw in the bolts. Lightly tighten the bolts with the wheelbrace, then lower the vehicle to the ground.
i Securely tighten the wheel bolts in a diagonal sequence then refit the wheel trim/hub cap (as applicable).