How To Jack Up a 2012 Volkswagen GTI 2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbo Hatchback (2 Door)

Volkswagen GTI Model Years - 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

1. Getting Started - Prepare for the repair

2. Find Spare Tire Kit - Locate the jack, jack handle and lug nut wrench

3. Pre-Jack List - Things to do before jacking up vehicle

4. Position Jack - Assemble jack handle and position jack under jack points

5. Raise Vehicle - Use the jack to safely raise the vehicle

6. More Info. - Secure jack kit components back in place

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Video Description

Jacking up your 2012 Volkswagen GTI 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 GTI. The video shows how to assemble the components of the jack kit and safety precautions to take when using your jack. Most Volkswagen jack kits include the jack, a jack handle and a lug nut wrench. If you have a flat tire in your Volkswagen GTI, please see our how do I fix a flat tire video.

Use the owner's manual to find the GTI 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 GTI. 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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