Skoda Fabia

since 2000 release

Repair and operation of the car

Skoda Fabia
- 1.1. Description of the car
   + 1.2. Technical characteristics of cars
   1.3. Passport data
   1.4. Keys
   1.5. Doors
   1.6. Cowl
   1.7. Luggage carrier
   1.8. Adjustment of seats
   1.9. Increase in capacity of a luggage carrier
   1.10. Seat belts
   + 1.11. Airbag system safety cushions
   1.12. Safety of children
   1.13. Gas station of the car
   1.14. Fuel
   1.15. Governing bodies
   1.16. Combination of devices
   1.17. Block of control lamps
   1.18. Gear shifting lever
   1.19. Lever of the parking brake
   1.20. Adjustment of a steering column
   1.21. Switch (lock) of ignition
   1.22. Understeering switch
   1.23. Illumination of devices
   1.24. Proofreader of headlights
   1.25. Central switch
   1.26. Lighter
   1.27. Ashtray
   1.28. Ware boxes
   1.29. Alarm system
   1.30. Heating of front seats
   1.31. Heating of back glass
   1.32. Switch of the traction control system (ASR)
   1.33. Ventilation and heating of salon
   1.34. Conditioner
   1.35. Rear-view mirrors
   1.36. Window regulators with the electric drive
   1.37. Sun-protection peaks
   1.38. The hatch in a roof with the electric drive
   1.39. A movable roof with the electric drive
   1.40. Illumination of salon
   1.41. A luggage carrier on a roof
   1.42. Traction coupling device
   1.43. Car running in
   1.44. Launch of the engine
   1.45. Engine stop
   1.46. Launch of the engine from an external source
   1.47. Launch of the engine towage
   1.48. Towage of the car
   1.49. Car raising
   - 1.50. Wheels and tires
      1.50.1. Instructions on operation of tires
      1.50.2. Interpretation of designation of tires
      1.50.3. Wear of tires
      1.50.4. Scheme of shift of wheels
      1.50.5. Replacement of wheels
   1.51. Cleaners and washers of glasses
   1.52. Rechargeable battery
   1.53. Care of the car
   1.54. Service book
+ 2. Engine
+ 3. Lubrication system
+ 4. Power supply system
+ 5. Cooling system
+ 6. System of production of the fulfilled gases
+ 7. Transmission and running gear
+ 8. Steering
+ 9. Brake system
+ 10. Electric equipment
+ 11. Body
+ 12. Electrical circuitries

1.50.5. Replacement of wheels


Set of special fastening of a wheel ("sekretka")

1 – special bolt;

2 – key


Weaken an inhaling of bolts of fastening of a wheel and tighten them only on the car standing on the earth.

Do not grease bolts of fastening of wheels – it can lead to their spontaneous otvorachivaniye during the movement.

In shops of spare parts or at Skoda service stations it is possible to get a set of special bolts of 1 fastening of wheels with a key 2 ("sekretka"). Such bolts establish on one on each wheel (instead of a regular bolt) for difficulty of unauthorized removal of a wheel. On a head of a key the code by which it is possible to order a new key in case of its loss is beaten out. Moment of an inhaling of special bolts of 120 N · m. If to put the bigger moment, it is possible to damage a bolt and a key.

1. Install the car on the flat platform and enclose persistent whetstones under wheels. If you change forward wheels, slow down the car the parking brake.
2. Open a trunk lid and cast away a niche cover.
3. Open a cover of 1 toolbox and turn off a special fixing bolt 4. Then take out from a luggage carrier a toolbox 2 and a spare wheel 3.
4. Insert a special wire stripper 2 into a cap opening 4 wheels, pass throughout it a balloon key 1 and, оперев a key on the tire 3, pull off a cap from a wheel. On models with cast wheels take off protective caps from heads of bolts of fastening of wheels.
5. A balloon key weaken an inhaling of bolts of fastening of a wheel. Perhaps, for this purpose it is necessary to make big effort.
6. Establish a jack and lift the car (see subsection 1.49).
7. Finally turn off bolts of fastening and remove a wheel.
8. Establish a spare wheel. Screw bolts of fastening of a wheel, without tightening them it is final.
9. Lower the car on the earth and evenly on diagonal tighten bolts of fastening of a wheel the moment of 120 N · m.
10. Check pressure in tires and if necessary bring to norm.


Repair the replaced wheel whenever possible quicker.