Kia Carnival Owners Manual

Removing the spare tire
What to do in an emergency / If you have a flat tire / Removing the spare tire

Kia Carnival: Removing the spare tire. Your spare tire is stored underneath your vehicle, directly below the right sliding

Your spare tire is stored underneath your vehicle, directly below the right sliding door.

1. Open the right sliding door and find the plastic hex bolt cover on the floor.

2. Remove the cover.

Kia Carnival: Removing the spare tire. 3. Use the wheel lug nut wrench to loosen the bolt enough to lower the spare

3. Use the wheel lug nut wrench to loosen the bolt enough to lower the spare tire.

Turn the wrench counterclockwise until the spare tire reaches the ground.

Kia Carnival: Removing the spare tire. 4. After the spare tire reaches the ground, continue to turn the wrench counterclockwise,

4. After the spare tire reaches the ground, continue to turn the wrench counterclockwise, and draw the spare tire outside. Never rotate the wrench excessively, otherwise the spare tire carrier may be damaged.

5. Remove the retainer from the center of the spare tire.

6. Remove the cover from the spare tire.


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