When installed, the 2022 Nissan Ariya wheel spacers become an essential part of your wheel combination. They are there for safety, aesthetics, and performance. The spacers are mounted to the vehicle hub, which in turn the wheels are mounted to the spacers. You may want to replace the whole brake system or change to thicker 2022 Nissan Ariya wheel spacers. Whatever it is, it is necessary to get wheel spacers removed completely.
To make the removing process easier, BONOSS 2022 Nissan Ariya wheel spacers come with disassembly grooves. There are small notches that are distributed on the corner of wheel spacers. Each notch leaves a limited clearance between the brake rotor and spacer. Place a screwdriver into the notch and you can simply apply force at an angle to separate the spacer from the brake rotor.
Aluminum 2022 Nissan Ariya Wheel Spacers Are Easier to Remove
A normal way to remove the stuck 2022 Nissan Ariya wheel spacers is to take a heat gun around the spacer for a few minutes and hit it once with a rubber mallet. If it works, the spacer will pop off and fall to the floor. As aluminum is an excellent conductor of heat, when heated, aluminum 2022 Nissan Ariya wheel spacers will expand at a different rate than will the rotor. On the other hand, steel is a poor conductor of heat. If steel wheel spacers are stuck, the heat way will hardly work.
Sometimes, elements like snow or road salt get into your 2022 Nissan Ariya wheel spacers and rims. Under chemical action, these corrosive elements tightly glue your wheel to the hub, making it almost impossible to remove the spacers. In this case, using aluminum 2022 Nissan Ariya wheel spacers is a good way to prevent this problem from happening. Due to its metallic properties, aluminum does not easily corrode or oxidize. A hard anodizing coating ensures complete protection against rust and corrosion.
Once the 2022 Nissan Ariya wheel spacers stuck because of corrosion. You can use a rust removal lubricant to loosen the lug nuts. After spraying the studs, do the same in the area where the wheel spacer intersects with the central hub. Let the rust removal spray soak for a while. Then get a flat-head screwdriver and place it on the disassembly grooves. Pound a hammer to the screwdriver at a 45-degree angle, be gentle, but convincing, until it loosens. It should come off pretty easily.
Having your 2022 Nissan Ariya wheel spacers stuck on the vehicle hub is not a pleasant affair. Thus, there are several precautions that make wheel spacers easy to remove. After taking the spacer off, use a brush to clean as much as the rust of the spacer, hub assembly, and the wheel. Wipe down the entire hub surface, ensuring it is clean and smooth. We recommend putting anti-seize on both surfaces of the spacers and the inner bore of the wheel. Do this the moment during the first wheel spacers replacement.