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JACKING POSITIONS, VEHICLE LIFT (2 SUPPORTS) AND SAFETY STAND (RIGID RACK) POSITIONS [(US)]
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Jacking up Using Garage Jack


Warning


• Improperly jacking a vehicle is dangerous. The vehicle can slip off the jack and cause serious injury. Use only the correct front and rear jacking points and block the wheels.


• When jacking up a vehicle using a garage jack, park the vehicle on a flat and hard floor surface. If the vehicle is jacked up on an inclined or soft floor surface, the vehicle may become unstable and slip off the jack resulting in serious injury.


• When jacking up a vehicle using a garage jack, perform the work on a flat floor surface. If the vehicle is jacked up on an uneven floor surface, the garage jack does not move smoothly and the vehicle may slip off the jack resulting in serious injury.


Caution


• Before jacking up the vehicle using a garage jack, verify the following and if there is any problem, do not use the garage jack to jack up the vehicle.


― Verify that the garage jack moves smoothly on the floor surface.


― Verify that the jack up position is free of damage.


• Before jacking up the vehicle, remove any cargo and empty the vehicle.


• Set wheel blocks on the tires opposite to the side being jacked up to prevent the vehicle from moving accidentally while jacking it up.


• Do not set the jack at the torsion beam area of the rear suspension when jacking up the vehicle. Otherwise, the torsion beam area may be damaged.


• Use safety stands (rigid racks) to support the vehicle after jacking it up.


Note


• Two rear wheels cannot be jacked up at one time because there is no jack up position set for the rear wheels on 2WD vehicles.





Jack up procedure for all wheels (2WD)


1.Set the wheel blocks to the front and back of the left front wheel.





2.Set the jack to the center of the jack up position of the side sill on the right side shown in the figure and jack up the right front and rear wheels at the same time.





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3.Install the safety stand (rigid rack) to the safety stand (rigid rack) installation positions of the right front and rear wheels shown in the figure.





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4.Set the jack to the center of the jack up position of the side sill on the left side and jack up the left front and rear wheels at the same time.





5.Install the safety stand (rigid rack) to the safety stand (rigid rack) installation positions of the left front and rear wheels.











Jack up procedure for all wheels (AWD)


Caution


• Use a low-floor type garage jack. Otherwise, the jack unit may contact the front bumper when it is put under the vehicle.


1.Set the wheel blocks to the front and back of the rear wheels.





2.Set the jack to the jack up position of the front crossmember shown in the figure and jack up a front wheel.





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3.Install the safety stand (rigid rack) to the safety stand (rigid rack) installation position for the front wheel shown in the figure.





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4.Set the jack to the jack up position of the rear differential shown in the figure and jack up a rear wheel.





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5.Install the safety stand (rigid rack) to the safety stand (rigid rack) installation position of the rear wheel shown in the figure.





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Jack up procedure for front wheel (2WD, AWD)


Caution


• Use a low-floor type garage jack. Otherwise, the jack unit may contact the front bumper when it is put under the vehicle.


1.Set the wheel blocks to the front and back of the rear wheels.





2.Set the jack to the jack up position of the front crossmember shown in the figure and jack up a front wheel.





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3.Install the safety stand (rigid rack) to the safety stand (rigid rack) installation position for the front wheel shown in the figure.





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Jack up procedure for rear wheel (AWD)


1.Set the wheel blocks to the front and back of the front wheels.





2.Set the jack to the jack up position of the rear differential shown in the figure and jack up a rear wheel.





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3.Install the safety stand (rigid rack) to the safety stand (rigid rack) installation position of the rear wheel shown in the figure.





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Jacking up Using Auto Lift (2-Post)


1.Align the arm end of the auto lift with the lift up position shown in the figure.





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2.Adjust the height of the lift pads on the arm end of the auto lift so that the vehicle to be lifted is level.





Warning


• Before lifting the vehicle, verify that the vehicle is stabilized and level. If the vehicle is not stabilized while on the lift, it could fall off while it is being lifted or during servicing, leading to serious injury or death, and vehicle damage.


3.Lift the vehicle.
 

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can you guys pm me and teach me how to upload file/doc? i have hard time on it. thx
 

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I have run into my limit, in terms of editing posts for now, so I can't screenprint for you to show you a graphic... but you use the paperclip icon (bottom left hand side of at least MY screen) to attach documents, including certain maximum sizes of pdf's, jpegs, etc. Try it..
 

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Thank you very much for this. Was able to use this info to jack up my AWD Hatch to install mud flaps. Very useful (to me) for seasonal tire changes!

Thanks again!
 

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Thank you very much for this. Was able to use this info to jack up my AWD Hatch to install mud flaps. Very useful (to me) for tire seasonal tire changes!

Thanks again!
you are welcome // the only cons for this gen is without REAR crossmember jack point for 2WD version // bad design // last gen was 2WD but came with it
 
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