Download 2019 Acura MDX Spare Tire Kit Installation Instructions – 1. Using isopropyl alcohol on a shop towel, clean the spare tire rim as shown. 2. Remove the adhesive backing from the caution label, and attach the caution label to the spare tire rim as shown. NOTE: Place the label next to the valve stem. 3. Use a tire changer to install the spare tire (sold separately) onto the spare tire rim. Inflate the spare tire to 60 psi (420 kPa). Installing the Spare Tire Kit 4. Open the cargo liner, and remove the cargo floor box. 5. Install the spare tire hoist with the five bolts included in the kit, and torque the bolts to 16 lb·ft (22 N•m).
6. Spare Tire Installation: • Before raising the spare tire back into the vehicle, make sure the spare tire hoist bar is centered in the hub opening of the wheel. • Remove the tire hoist cover, then turn the wheel nut wrench with the jack handle and raise the spare tire. If the hoist bar is correctly positioned, the spare tire will be close to level as it is raised. If the hoist bar is not correctly positioned, the spare tire will not be level as it is raised and will not seat flush under the vehicle.