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How To Change a Lawn Tractor Tire

Lawn Tractor Tires

Lawn Tractors usually have tires without inflatable inner tubes. Replacing them, therefore, is much like replacing a car tire. Luckily, your lawn tractor doesn't weigh 4,000 pounds or more.

Tools you will need:
  • New Tire
  • Pliers
  • Hammer
  • Dish Soap
  • Screwdriver or tire iron
  • Optional: crowbar

    Step 1: Remove the wheel from the lawn tractor and take it to a workspace.
    Step 2: If the tire doesn't want to come off easily, use a crowbar to gently pry it off.
    Step 3: Select a replacement tire that will give you adequate height. Otherwise, your lawn tractor could drag on the ground.
    Step 4: Release air from the tire so that it is easier to remove the rim.
    Step 5: If the tire does not come off easily, use a screwdriver or our tire iron set to lift away from the rim.
    Step 6: Before putting on the new tire, use dish soap to lube the beads.
    Step 7: Work one side of the tire beads over the lip of the rim using our tire iron set.
    Step 8: If you are using an inner tube, install it inside the tire so that the valve stem is properly placed.
    Step 9: Work the other side of the tire bead using the tire iron set until the tire is completely on the rim, and then you can inflate the tire.
    Step 10:Put tire back on the lawn tractor,