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Toyota Highlander Owners Manual: Installing the spare tire

  1. Remove any dirt or foreign matter from the wheel contact surface.

    If foreign matter is on the wheel contact surface, the wheel nuts may loosen while the vehicle is in motion, causing the tire to come off.

Toyota Highlander. Installing the spare tire


  1. Install the spare tire and loosely tighten each wheel nut by hand by approximately the same amount.

Tighten the nuts until the tapered portion comes into loose contact with the disc wheel seat.

Toyota Highlander. Installing the spare tire


Turn the nuts until the washers come into contact with the wheel.

Toyota Highlander. Installing the spare tire


  1. Lower the vehicle.

Toyota Highlander. Installing the spare tire


  1. Firmly tighten each wheel nut two or three times in the order shown in the illustration.

    Tightening torque: 76 ftlbf (103 nm.5 Kgfm)

Toyota Highlander. Installing the spare tire


Replacing a flat tire
Chock the tires. Slightly loosen the wheel nuts (one turn). Turn the tire jack portion a by hand until the notch of the jack is in contact with the jack point. The ...

Stowing the flat tire, jack and all tools (with a compact spare tire)
Remove the center wheel ornament by pushing from the reverse side. Be careful not to lose the wheel ornament. Stand the tire against the bumper with the inner surface facing toward you. P ...

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