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Hi, I have recently bought a DAF 46. I have a basic question about the hubcaps but it is important to know the answer if I have a flat tire someday : to remove the hubcap, the owner's manual states that the extension of the jack-crank has to be used, more precisely by using its screwdriver end. First problem: it seems this extension is missing on my DAF. I cannot find it under the bonnet, near the jack and the crank. Whatever... Can a big flat screwdriver be used to remove the hupcap, by inserting it between the hubcap and the wheel and then prying, without damaging everything ? I cannot see a slot to insert a screwdriver. Note: It seems the hubcaps are the same on the 46 and on the 66. Thanks for your advice.
Hi, Richards quite correct, but you may find hub caps easier to remove if you locate one of the 3 round pegs that retain the cap and gently prise off the cap at that point.If you slide a piece of stiff card round between the cap and wheel,you will feel when you touch one of the pegs.........................starider
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