Where is the spare tire on Honda Odyssey 2007?
The spare should be just behind the third row seats, driver’s side. Press the “unknown thingy” on top of the cover, that’s where you grab with your right hand, and pull.
Why is a spare tire called a donut?
Just because the early spares used to be the same size as the rest of the wheels, and then they came out with the space saver spares on some cars, so the smaller sized tires and rims, with the same lug nut hole spacing, were dubbed the donut nickname.
When should I replace my donut tire?
Spare Tires May Need to Be Replaced A spare tire may need to be replaced, even if you have never used it. In most instances, a car’s spare tire should be replaced approximately every eight years.
What happens if you drive more than 70 miles on a donut tire?
How Long Can You Drive on a Space-Saver/Donut Spare Tire? A general rule of thumb is to drive no more than 70 miles and no faster than 50 miles per hour before replacing your donut with a new tire. Over those 70 miles, the lubricating grease will break down, causing unnecessary wear on the gears and clutch plates.
What happens if you go too fast on a donut tire?
Driving at high speeds with low pressure increases contact with the surface of the road, and the heat from that friction can cause tread separation or complete tire failure.
Can you reuse a spare tire?
Can I use the temporary spare tire more than once? Yes you can. Check your tread wear indicators, and remember to keep your spare properly inflated.
How far can you drive on a flat tire without damaging the rim?
Fortunately, it’s possible to “drive several hundred yards before you irreparably destroy the tire,” according to Car Talk. It might therefore be smarter to drive slowly (not more than 20 mph, or 32 km/h) to a safe stopping point, rather than to stop on a busy highway.
Can a car sit on a flat tire overnight?
In a nutshell, a car must not be allowed to sit on a flat tire for longer than a day, at best, and be sure to park it in a place that is less cold and away from the rains.