How JustAnswer Works:

  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.

Ask proautotech Your Own Question

proautotech
proautotech, GMC Mechanic
Category: GMC
Satisfied Customers: 1243
Experience:  College Training. Current Lead Tech
Type Your GMC Question Here...
proautotech is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

GMC Jimmy: How do I change a tire on a 1996 GMC Jimmy; specifically,

Resolved Question:

How do I change a tire on a 1996 GMC Jimmy; specifically, get to the lug nuts and the tire out from under the trunk?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: GMC
Expert:  proautotech replied 2 years ago.

proautotech :

Thanks for trusting us with your problem. I have trained in the automotive field and currently work as a shop foreman. I will be helping you today.

proautotech :

You will need to use the flat end of the tire wrench.

proautotech :

You place the flat end and turn to release the spare.

proautotech :

Now as for getting to the lug nuts. What kind of problem are you having?

proautotech :

You will crank it down from under the back of the truck. There is a small hole in the bumper to the right of the license plate. Counter clockwise lowers it.

Customer:

How do I remove the hub cap to get to the wheel and lug nuts?

proautotech :

This you will use the flat head of the tire iron as well.

proautotech :

Insert on a side prying it away from the wheel. It will pop from that side. Finish removal by pulling it off.

proautotech :

If I have successfully answered your questions. You can press accept. If you need further information, let me know.

Customer:

The hub cap does not appear to want to come off. I can get the tire iron between it and the flat tire, but it will not pop off.

proautotech :

Does the hubcap have plastic caps over the lugs? If so you will have to loosen them first.

Customer:

Thanks, XXXXX XXXXX it figured out now, I think.

proautotech :

Your welcome.

proautotech, GMC Mechanic
Category: GMC
Satisfied Customers: 1243
Experience: College Training. Current Lead Tech
proautotech and 4 other GMC Specialists are ready to help you

JustAnswer in the News:

 
 
 
Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.
 
 
 

What Customers are Saying:

 
 
 
  • Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help. Mary C. Freshfield, Liverpool, UK
< Last | Next >
  • Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help. Mary C. Freshfield, Liverpool, UK
  • This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!! Alex Los Angeles, CA
  • Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult. GP Hesperia, CA
  • I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion. Justin Kernersville, NC
  • Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around. Esther Woodstock, NY
  • Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know. Robin Elkton, Maryland
  • He answered my question promptly and gave me accurate, detailed information. If all of your experts are half as good, you have a great thing going here. Diane Dallas, TX
 
 
 

Meet The Experts:

 
 
 
  • Dave Nova

    GMC Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    837
    ASE Master Certification. GM World Class Certification
< Last | Next >
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/DT/dt69nova/2012-6-15_234154_pic1.64x64.jpg Dave Nova's Avatar

    Dave Nova

    GMC Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    837
    ASE Master Certification. GM World Class Certification
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/PE/peterpete190/2012-2-24_1274_20120215135406.64x64.jpg Pete's Avatar

    Pete

    GMC Mechanic

    Satisfied Customers:

    703
    GM training and dealer tech for 14+ years. Diagnostics
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/ggrote1/2009-06-27_031011_me.jpg Gary's Avatar

    Gary

    ASE Certified Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    640
    GCM master tech over 25 years
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/TR/tripletauto/2011-11-7_2205_IMG20101029200027.64x64.jpg tripletauto's Avatar

    tripletauto

    ASE Certified Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    176
    21 years experience ase master tech gm certified
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/joecamel90/2008-11-13_03615_head_shot.jpg George H.'s Avatar

    George H.

    ASE MasterTechnician

    Satisfied Customers:

    154
    15+ Years ASE Master Technician with Level 1 Certification
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/MI/mikeamechanic/2013-4-2_175558_photo.64x64.JPG Mike Kelly's Avatar

    Mike Kelly

    ASE Certified Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    154
    17 years experience as an auto mechanic, foreign and domestic. 5 years running my own repair business.
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/MU/muddyford/2012-6-13_1204_1.64x64.png Chris (aka-Moose)'s Avatar

    Chris (aka-Moose)

    GMC Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    151
    16 years of experience