To Access Spare Tire Winch Drive Nut

To access the spare tire winch drive nut and lower the spare tire, you will need to refer to one of the following center console configurations.

Super Console

For vehicles equipped with the Super Console, the spare tire winch assembly drive nut is located beneath the console.

Super Console
Super Console

1 — Lower Drawer
2 — Front Drawer
3 — Front Drawer Liner

1. Pull the lower drawer out from the rear of the floor console.

Lower Drawer
Lower Drawer

2. Open the front drawer to expose the storage compartment.

3. Remove the liner from the console’s storage compartment to access the spare tire winch drive nut.

Drive Nut Access
Drive Nut Access

Premium/Base/Cargo Center Console

Pull the Winch Cover assembly plug (if equipped) to access the winch drive nut.

Winch Cover Assembly Plug (If Equipped)
Winch Cover Assembly Plug (If Equipped)

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