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How quickly could you change a tire?
by Staff
Changing a tire can be tricky if you don't know what you're doing. Get your tire iron and jack and see if you’re ready for roadside change-ups.

True or False? A basic tire changing kit includes a jack, a lug wrench and a spare tire.

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

True or False? There are two main varieties of car jacks.

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

True or False? A bottle jack is the most common type of car jack.

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

Which of the following statements is true?

  • A scissor jack is the most common type and uses a mechanical scissor mechanism to lift the car.
  • A bottle jack is more powerful but less compact and uses hydraulic fluid to lift the car.
  • both of the above

True or False? A lug wrench is essentially a large hammer.

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

True or False? A full-size spare tire is safer to use than a temporary spare tire.

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

True or False? Wheel bolts are much easier to deal with than wheel studs.

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

True or False? Most American cars use wheel bolts rather than wheel studs.

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

True or False? Knowing how to change a tire can save you time and money.

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

True or False? When driving on a donut spare tire, driving speed is typically limited to less than 40 miles per hour.

  • TRUE
  • FALSE