Changing a wheel

Procedure for changing a faulty wheel for the spare wheel using the tools provided with the vehicle.

Access to the tools

The tools are installed in the boot under the floor.

The tools are installed in the boot under the floor.

To gain access to them:

open the boot,
place the adjustable boot floor at an angle (refer to the "Fittings" section),
raise the floor,
secure it by hooking its cord on the hook on the rear parcel shelf support,
remove the polystyrene storage box,
unclip by pulling upwards then remove the box containing the tools.

List of tools

All of these tools are specific to your vehicle. Do not use them for other purposes.

All of these tools are specific to your vehicle. Do not use them for other purposes.

1. Wheelbrace.

For removing the wheel trim and removing the wheel bolts.

2. Jack with integral handle.

For raising the vehicle.

3. "Bolt cover" tool (according to equipment).

For removing the bolt protectors (covers) on alloy wheels.

4. Centring guide.

For Refitting an alloy wheel to the hub.

5. Socket for the security bolts (located in the glove box).

For adapting the wheelbrace to the special "security" bolts.

6. Two chocks to immobilise the vehicle.

Other accessories

7. Removable towing eye.

7. Removable towing eye.
8. Electric brake emergency release control.

When removing the wheel , detach the trim first using the wheelbrace 1 pulling Wheel with trim

When removing the wheel , detach the trim first using the wheelbrace 1 pulling at the valve passage hole.
When Refitting the wheel , Refit the trim starting by placing its notch facing the valve and press around its edge with the palm of your hand.

Access to the spare wheel

The spare wheel is installed in the boot under the floor.

The spare wheel is installed in the boot under the floor.

Depending on country, the spare wheel may be steel, alloy or of the "spacesaver" type.

To gain access to it, refer to the paragraph "Access to the tools" on the previous page.

* Depending on destination country.

Taking out the wheel

Unscrew the yellow central bolt.

Unscrew the yellow central bolt.

Raise the spare wheel towards you from the rear.

Take the wheel out of the boot.

Putting the wheel back in place

Put the wheel back in its housing.

Put the wheel back in its housing.

Unscrew the yellow central bolt by a few turns then put it in place in the centre of the wheel.

Tighten fully until the central bolt clicks to retain the wheel correctly.

Put the box back in place in the centre of the wheel and clip it.

Put the polystyrene storage box back in place.

Tyre under-infl ation detection

The spare wheel is not fitted with a sensor. The punctured wheel must be repaired Tyre under-infl ation detection

The spare wheel is not fitted with a sensor. The punctured wheel must be repaired by a PEUGEOT dealer or a qualified workshop.

Removing a wheel

Parking the vehicle

Immobilise the vehicle where it does not block traffi c: the ground must be Parking the vehicle

Immobilise the vehicle where it does not block traffi c: the ground must be level, stable and non-slippery ground.
Apply the parking brake unless it has been programmed to automatic mode, switch off the ignition and engage first gear * to lock the wheels.
Check that the braking warning lamp and the P warning lamp on the parking brake control come on.
If necessary, place a chock under the wheel diagonally opposite the wheel to be changed.
The occupants must get out of the vehicle and wait where they are safe.
Never go underneath a vehicle raised using a jack; use an axle stand.

* position R for the electronic gear control gearbox; P for the automatic gearbox.

List of operations

Remove the bolt cover from each of the bolts using the tool 3 (according to equipment).

Remove the bolt cover from each of the bolts using the tool 3 (according to equipment).

Fit the security socket 5 on the wheelbrace 1 to slacken the security bolt (if your vehicle has them).

Slacken the other bolts using the wheelbrace 1 only.

Place the jack 2 in contact with one of the two front A or rear B locations provided

Place the jack 2 in contact with one of the two front A or rear B locations provided on the underbody, whichever is closest to the wheel to be changed.

Extend the jack 2 until its base plate is in contact with the ground. Ensure that the centreline of the jack base plate is directly below the location A or B used.

Raise the vehicle until there is sufficient space between the wheel and the ground

Raise the vehicle until there is sufficient space between the wheel and the ground to admit the spare (not punctured) wheel easily.

Remove the bolts and store them in a clean place.

Remove the wheel.

Fitting a wheel

Fitting the "space-saver" spare wheel

If your vehicle is fitted with alloy wheels, when tightening the bolts on Fitting the "space-saver" spare wheel

If your vehicle is fitted with alloy wheels, when tightening the bolts on fitting it is normal to notice that the washers do not come into contact with the "space-saver" spare wheel.
The wheel is secured by the conical contact of each bolt.

After changing a wheel

To store the punctured wheel in the boot correctly, first remove the central cover.
When using the "space-saver" type spare wheel, do not exceed 50 mph (80 km/h).
Have the tightening of the bolts and the pressure of the spare wheel checked by a PEUGEOT dealer or a qualified workshop without delay.
Have the punctured wheel repaired and replace it on the vehicle as soon as possible.

List of operations

Put the wheel in place on the hub using the centring guide 4 .

Put the wheel in place on the hub using the centring guide 4 .

Screw in the bolts by hand to the stop.

Using the wheelbrace 1 fitted with the security socket 5 , pre-tighten the security bolt (if your vehicle has them).

Pre-tighten the other bolts using the wheelbrace 1 only.

Lower the vehicle fully.

Lower the vehicle fully.

Fold the jack 2 and detach it.

Using the wheelbrace 1 fitted with the security socket 5 , tighten the security

Using the wheelbrace 1 fitted with the security socket 5 , tighten the security bolt (if your vehicle has them).

Tighten the other bolts using the wheelbrace 1 only.

Refit the bolt covers to each of the bolts (according to equipment).

Store the tools in the box.

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