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Loosen Lug Nuts With Foot Pressure

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Loosen Lug Nuts With Foot Pressure
Sean Phillips
With the wheel still on the ground so that it can't spin, loosen the lug nuts or bolts with the wrench. Put the lug wrench onto a bolt so that the handle sticks out around 9:00 to 11:00 on the wheel. Put one foot on the handle and apply firm but smooth pressure until the nut loosens. Rinse and repeat. On a lot of older cars with rusty nuts and bolts, this can get tough – you may also want to carry a small can of penetrating oil for help breaking loose locked-up lugs.

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