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Toyota Highlander Owners Manual: Taking out the spare tire

  1. Pull the strap upwards to open the center deck board.

Toyota Highlander. Taking out the spare tire


  1. To secure the center deck board, remove the hook on the backside of the center deck board and attach the hook to the head restraint on the third seats as shown.

Toyota Highlander. Taking out the spare tire


  1. Remove the mat.

Toyota Highlander. Taking out the spare tire


  1. Remove the cover.

    If it is difficult to remove the cover, you can use your key.

Toyota Highlander. Taking out the spare tire


  1. Attach the adapter socket to the spare tire clamp bolt.

Toyota Highlander. Taking out the spare tire


  1. Assembling the jack handle.

    Remove the jack handle and assemble it by following these steps.

Toyota Highlander. Taking out the spare tire


  1. Loosen the screw.
  2. Assemble the jack handle and tighten the screw.

Check that the screw is firmly tightened.

  1. Connect the jack handle to the adapter socket. Turn the jack handle counterclockwise.

    The tire will be lowered completely to the ground.

    Turn the jack handle slowly to lower the spare tire. If the handle is turned quickly, the wire cable may slip off of the shaft inside the unit and the tire may not be lowered.

    If the spare tire cannot be lowered:

Toyota Highlander. Taking out the spare tire


  1. Pull out the spare tire and stand it against the bumper.

Toyota Highlander. Taking out the spare tire


  1. Fully depress the secondary latch (a) and remove the holding bracket (b) from the hoist assembly (c).

Toyota Highlander. Vehicles with a compact spare tire


  1. Tilt the bracket (b) and pass it through the wheel opening.

    Then remove the hoist assembly (c).

Toyota Highlander. Vehicles with a compact spare tire


  1. Remove the inside spare tire cover.


  1. Fully depress the secondary latch (a) and remove the holding bracket (b) from the hoist assembly (c).

Toyota Highlander. Vehicles with a compact spare tire


  1. Tilt the holding bracket (b) so that it can easily be passed through the wheel opening.

    After passing the holding bracket through the wheel opening, remove the hoist assembly (c).

Toyota Highlander. Vehicles with a compact spare tire


  1. Remove the outside spare tire cover.

Toyota Highlander. Vehicles with a compact spare tire


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