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azcarnut

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Message Posted: Jan 21, 2009 9:10:47 AM

Do you know if you are prepared, in case of a flat? How about your jacking equipment, is it all there? do you know how to use it?
I think most driver's assume that the spare tire is always there and in good condition ready for use - not always the case!
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toms1120
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2014 10:45:40 AM

Don't
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don't
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2014 1:11:51 PM

never
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TriniB
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2014 1:11:38 PM

2 to 3 times a year
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2004VHO
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2014 11:19:05 AM

I check the air pressure about once every 6 months. I do know all of the equipment is in each of our vehiles as well...
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2014 10:24:09 AM

Don't
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BartandLisa
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Message Posted: Oct 5, 2014 9:53:11 PM

About once per year or so
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Message Posted: Oct 5, 2014 12:17:57 PM

Regularly, ever 3 or 4 years.
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rarely
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never
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Message Posted: Sep 26, 2014 9:50:56 AM

don't
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toms1120
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Message Posted: Sep 20, 2014 2:19:28 PM

Need too.
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ricebike
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 1:22:42 AM

.

[Edited by: ricebike at 9/15/2014 1:23:28 AM EST]
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Rarely
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2Tall
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not enough
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rarely
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Message Posted: Sep 3, 2014 1:14:54 AM

once or twice a year... when i am rotating the other tires

the spare that lives inside the trunk is great!

however, the spare that dangles underneath the other vehicle is now rusted and the tire is dryrotted ~ due to exposure to the elements; i had to replace the whole thing :(
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Never
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Message Posted: Sep 2, 2014 9:03:57 PM

Need to
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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2014 10:57:55 AM

no
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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2014 9:56:34 AM

When I check my tire pressures (about once a month).
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2014 8:10:52 AM

not enough
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Haven't
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Message Posted: Aug 17, 2014 9:14:07 PM

Never, but I do know its still there. That's Great!
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Message Posted: Aug 17, 2014 8:13:38 PM

At least once annually
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Message Posted: Aug 17, 2014 4:05:40 PM

I did a few months ago.
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gvan
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Message Posted: Aug 17, 2014 11:55:36 AM

Once a year but I suppose I should check it more often. Have to make a note to check it next time I check my tires.....but it is such a pain in the butt to take half the trunk apart to get to it.
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Message Posted: Aug 15, 2014 10:09:12 PM

Rarely
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Not often.
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2014 3:46:31 PM

very rarely.
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2014 1:59:41 PM

not enough.
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cDagasGo
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Message Posted: Jul 20, 2014 9:41:57 PM

There is a spare?
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monthly
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Not often.
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Not very often
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No
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Message Posted: Jun 30, 2014 7:29:58 AM

I didn't check it for a few years. This reminds me to check it.

[Edited by: Awing1 at 6/30/2014 7:30:19 AM EST]
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Don't
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Never
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Never
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Last time was about 5 years ago.
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never lol
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Message Posted: Jun 19, 2014 9:54:42 AM

Once per month.
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Once in 10 years or so
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Never
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Don't recall?
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I don't............
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don't
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Can't remember when I did, but I know I have!
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Haven't
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