Chevrolet Cobalt Owners Manual: Removing the Spare Tire and Tools

Chevrolet Cobalt Owners Manual / Service and Appearance Care / Removing the Spare Tire and Tools

The equipment you will need is located in the trunk.

Base Models

1. Open the trunk. See Trunk.


1. Open the trunk. See Trunk.

2. Lift the trunk liner to access the spare tire and tools.

A. Cover


A. Cover
B. Retainer
C. Spare Tire
D. Wing Nut
E. Jack and Wheel Wrench F. Bolt

3. Remove the retainer (B) that holds down the spare tire. See Compact Spare Tire for more information.

4. Remove the spare tire (C) by gently pulling it up and out of the trunk.

5. Remove the wing nut (D) that holds the jack and remove the jack and wheel wrench (E).

Uplevel Models

1. Open the trunk. See Trunk.


1. Open the trunk. See Trunk.

2. Lift the trunk liner to access the spare tire and tools.

A. Retainer


A. Retainer
B. Jack and Wheel Wrench C. Spare Tire
D. Foam Support
E. Bolt
3. Remove the retainer (A) that holds down the jack, wheel wrench (B) and spare tire (C).

4. Remove the spare tire by gently pulling it up and out of the trunk.

The tools you will be using include the jack (A) and


The tools you will be using include the jack (A) and wheel wrench (B).

You will need to turn the plastic wheel nut


You will need to turn the plastic wheel nut counterclockwise to loosen the wheel wrench from the jack.

Press the button and then pull on the end of the wheel


Press the button and then pull on the end of the wheel wrench to extend the handle.

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