How To Jack Up a 2005 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.3L V8 Standard Passenger Van

Chevrolet Express 1500 Model Years - 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Where to find the spare tire, jack kit and tow hook in a 2005 Express 1500

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Video Description

Jacking up your 2005 Chevrolet Express 1500 can be dangerous if done incorrectly. The video above shows you where the jack location is along with where the jack points and lug nut wrench are located in your Express 1500. The video shows how to assemble the components of the jack kit and safety precautions to take when using your jack. Most Chevrolet jack kits include the jack, a jack handle and a lug nut wrench. If you have a flat tire in your Chevrolet Express 1500, please see our how do I fix a flat tire video.

Use the owner's manual to find the Express 1500 jacking points and this video to see additional jacking tips to help minimize the risk of injury. The best way to avoid injury is to never get under your vehicle while it is jacked up, especially if you don't have jack stands positioned in the jack stand points on your Express 1500. Remember also, that even if your car is jacked up properly, another car could hit it and knock it over; therefore, be sure to give careful consideration to your environment before raising your car.

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