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Can you use aftermarket lug nuts on spare?

Can you use aftermarket lug nuts on spare?

The spare should be a steel wheel. The aftermarket lugs should work just fine. At least they do on mine.

Is Retorquing lug nuts free?

It’s a quick procedure, usually offered free of charge, which involves inspecting each lug nut on the wheel to check if they are too tight or too loose.

What size lug nuts are on a Dodge Magnum?

Dodge Magnum 2005, Cone Seat Bulge Open End Lug Nuts by Dorman®. Thread Size: M14 x 1.50.

Do spare tires have lug nuts?

If your new spare tire requires special nuts or bolts, they should be located with the spare or tool kit. Spin the lug nuts on until the wheel stops wiggling. Take the flat tire out from under the car, lower the vehicle, and remove the jack. Use the lug nut wrench to tighten the lug nuts to the best of your ability.

How often should lug nuts be Retorqued?

approximately 50 to 100 miles
Lug nuts must be torqued to the manufacturer’s recommended values, and they must be re-torqued to those values after driving approximately 50 to 100 miles on your new tires after the tire service.

How big are the lug nuts on a Ford?

For Ford, 19mm damaged lug nuts grab this flip socket that has 18.5 and 19.5mm sizes. It works great for Ford swollen lug nuts. For Dodge/GM/, 22mm chrome-capped lug nuts & Dodge 16″ – 17″ aluminum wheels grab this 22mm/22.5mm flip socket.

Why are my lug nuts swollen on my Dodge?

Swollen lug nuts can be found on many late model Fords, Dodges, Chryslers, and Toyotas (as well as many other brands and makes). If you’re having trouble fitting a socket onto your lug nuts, or the stock tire iron won’t slip on the lug nuts, then you may be experiencing swollen lug nuts.

Can a swollen lug nut cause a tire to not work?

But yes it can cause the correct socket for your lug nuts to no longer fit. That means the tools your car came with to change your spare tire– won’t work! Or worse, can leave you stripping the lug nuts and requiring a lengthy removal by a professional mechanic (add a tow and hours of labor).

How much does it cost to replace a lug nut?

With all parts and labor, it can be anywhere from $50-300. If you catch the lug nut problem early before they begin to swell it can save you money and time. Just replace them with the highest quality lug nuts that won’t swell before they become a problem.

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Ruth Doyle