Chevrolet Trax Owners & Service Manuals

Chevrolet Trax: Removing the Spare Tire and Tools

The spare tire and tools are located in the storage compartment in the rear of the vehicle.

Without Subwoofer
Without Subwoofer

  1. Wrench
  2. Jack
  3. Strap

With Subwoofer
With Subwoofer

To access the spare tire and tools:

  1. Open the liftgate. See Liftgate
  2. Lift the trim cover.
  3. If the vehicle has a subwoofer assembly on top of the spare tire, remove it by turning the center retainer counterclockwise.
  4. If the vehicle does not have a subwoofer, turn the retainer counterclockwise to remove the spare tire.
  5. Remove the spare tire, jack, and tools and place them near the tire being changed.


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