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I was under the Saab today, and while I had it jacked up I thought I'd go ahead and rotate the tires. So I went and got the tire iron out of the trunk, put it on a lug bolt and... It just spins. WTF?

I picked it up and looked closely... It's CRACKED!

I'm glad I wasn't counting on it!



It also doesn't seem to go with the car, but it's the one that was in it. I'll need to go on a hunt for a correct one...
 

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Even better advice: keep a breaker bar with correct socket in the trunk. I like this much more than the wrenches that come with cars.
 

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Very true.

I was also thinking this is a good opportunity to check the jack and crank handle too. Make sure they're there and functional.
 

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Cracked lug wrenches are common. The reason is that the Saab wheel bolts can corrode into the hub. Then someone puts 200lbs of torque on them and they break. You might find one in a junkyard but they are usually one of the first things to disappear from cars that come in. Ebay is another choice.
 
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