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Roadside wheel change Vauxhall Corsa 2000 - 2003 Petrol 1.2 16v

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Vauxhall Corsa 2000 - 2003  | 1.2 16v Roadside wheel change

  • time 10 to 30 minutes
  • difficulty 1
Warning: Do not change a wheel in a situation where you risk being hit by another vehicle. On busy roads, try to stop in a lay-by or a gateway. Be wary of passing traffic while changing the wheel - it is easy to become distracted by the job in hand.
Lift the floor covering and unscrew the spare wheel clamp nut. Note on Combo models, the spare wheel is stored in a cradle beneath the floor; the cradle is lowered by unscrewing the bolt in the rear floor, using the wheelbrace. Lift out the spare wheel.
22.0b Remove the tools from the tool bag stored clip to pull off the wheel trim.
22.0c Slacken each wheel bolt by half a turn.
Make sure the jack is located on firm ground, and engage the jack head correctly with the sill. Raise the jack until the wheel is clear of the ground.
Unscrew the wheel bolts and remove the wheel. Fit the spare wheel and screw in the bolts. Lightly tighten the bolts with the wheelbrace then lower the car to the ground.
Securely tighten the wheel bolts in a diagonal sequence then refit the wheel trim. Stow the punctured wheel and tools back in the luggage compartment or cradle (as applicable).
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