Range Rover Evoque: Wheel changing safety

Before raising the vehicle or changing a wheel, ensure that you read and comply with the following warnings.

stop, off Always find a safe place to stop, off the highway and away from traffic.
Ensure that the vehicle and jack are both on firm level ground.
Apply the parking brake. Engage Park (P) on automatic vehicles, select 1st or reverse gear on manual vehicles.
Switch on the hazard warning lamps.
Ensure that the front wheels are in the straight ahead position and engage the steering lock.
Disconnect trailer/caravan from vehicle.
Ensure that all passengers, and animals, are out of the vehicle and in a safe place away from the highway.
Place a warning triangle at a suitable distance behind the vehicle, facing towards oncoming traffic.
Never place anything between the jack and the ground, or the jack and the vehicle.
Do not attempt to raise the vehicle unless the jack head is fully engaged in the jacking point. Only jack the vehicle using the approved jacking points.
Take care when loosening the wheel nuts. The wheel brace may slip off if not properly attached and the wheel nuts may give way suddenly. Either unexpected movement, may cause an injury.
Take care when lifting the spare wheel and removing the punctured wheel.
The wheels are heavy and can cause injuries if not handled correctly.
Do not start or run the engine while the vehicle is supported only by a jack.

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