Spare tire will not lower. Cable does travel free but Spare tire will only move about 1 inc.

Asked by Dec 31, 2013 at 09:17 PM about the 2002 Chrysler Town & Country LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Unable to lower the spare tire on my 2002 Chrysler Town & Country. Cable does feed out
about 24 ". The Tire moves about 1" inch and appears to be hanging up on something.

2 Answers


Years ago I had a spare tire do the same thing, it was a tight fit while stored. I had to just let a small amount of air out of the spare so it would drop. I just hope your valve stem is facing down so you can get to it.

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Are you using the release latch? Here is an explanation...'t_Dodge_Grand_Carav an_spare_tire_lower

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