TIRE REMOVAL

  • Tiny
  • cassie4
  • Pontiac Grand Am

I cannot get my flat tire off of my 91 grand am. The lug nuts come off but the tire is still stuck on solid. Is it rusted or am I missing a bolt or something?

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Tuesday, January 30th, 2007 AT 4:13 PM

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  • 2CarPros Ken
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Try changing the EVO sensor for the egr system. They go out all the time on fords.

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Tuesday, December 5th, 2006 AT 6:06 PM
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  • carundell
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Hey neb.
Kens got that one nailed for ya! It may also be called a DPFEGR or DPFE sensor, depending on the parts supplier you get it from.

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Tuesday, December 5th, 2006 AT 6:10 PM
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  • Nebunu
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What does EVO, and DPFE stand for?

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Tuesday, December 5th, 2006 AT 7:20 PM
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  • jeftfields
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It sounds like the rim has coroded around the tire, the best way to get the tire off is to hit the back of the tire with a hammer, or you might be able to hit it from the front, on the tire not the rim.

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Tuesday, January 30th, 2007 AT 6:09 PM
  • Tiny
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A couple tips to add:
-put one nut on about 1/2" or so, in case it comes off suddenly.
-Use a big hammer.
- Give it a good whack and turn it 1/3 revolution every other whack.

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Tuesday, January 30th, 2007 AT 6:16 PM

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