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Within this How-To guide you will learn how to change the tire of a 2013 Kia Forte EX. This task is quick and simple, requiring minimal effort. These instructions apply to Kia Forte models 2013 to present.

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  1. 2013 Kia Forte Wheel Replacement, Wheel: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Open trunk. Most 2013 models do not have a trunk button on the remote. In order to open trunk, hold down unlock button.

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    • Remove the three trunk mats, shown in order.

    • The bottom, hard plastic mat serves as a surface to lay on, if need, whilst changing tire.

  3. 2013 Kia Forte Wheel Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Spare tire and tools needed to change tire are located under the trunk mats.

    • The jack and lug wrench are placed in a styrofoam container on top of the spare tire.

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    • Turning counterclockwise, unscrew and remove plastic place holder in center of spare tire.

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    • Loosen lug nuts turning counterclockwise, one turn each.

    • Do not loosen lug nuts by circling the tire. Loosen them first in the 1, 3 and 5 positions (shown in red circles; the '1' position pointing north). After loosening the 1, 3 and 5 positions, loosen 2 and 4.

    • Do not completely remove ANY lug nuts until tire is raised from ground.

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    • Place jack under jack plate, under appropriate tire.

    • Jack plates are welded to frame with two tabs and raised dots to indicate index with jack.

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    • Insert jack hook into loop on jack.

    • Insert end of jack hook into lug wrench.

    • To raise vehicle turn the lug wrench, attached to jack hook, clockwise. Turn until tire is one inch (approximately 30mm) off ground.

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    • Once tire is elevated, remove lug nuts by hand.

    • Be aware that the tire will shift as lug nuts are removed.

    • After removing lug nuts, carefully take tire off of frame.

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    • Place spare tire onto frame.

    • Hand tighten lug nuts (the 1, 3 and 5 positions first) until secure.

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    • Lower vehicle, turning jack counterclockwise, until tire touches ground.

    • Tighten lug nuts (again, beginning with the 1, 3 and 5 positions) with lug wrench until secure.

  11. 2013 Kia Forte Wheel Replacement: step 11, image 1 of 1
    • Congratulations, your tire is changed!

    • NOTE: obey the speed limitations of your spare tire. Exceeding the recommended speed is dangerous and can damage the spare.

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Thanks, ive just received this car and have been told its a good one. Have no prior experience with kias though.

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