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Establish the car on a firm equal platform and take out prior to the beginning of works heavy things from salon and a luggage carrier.
Brake the car the parking brake. For bigger safety establish under one of not braked wheels maple an emphasis, at emergency the stone will approach also.

Fig. 33. Reference points for installation of a mobile jack or the lift: 1, 2 — designations of points of installation of a jack

You will find a jack and a ballonny key in a luggage compartment. Before you establish a jack under the designated ledge on a threshold, will expose a jack so that the lever of a jack approached on height to a threshold. Pay attention mainly to that the lever stood perpendicularly in relation to a body. It is very important, that the jack was established on the designated reference points (fig. 33) . If you establish a mobile jack, between a jack and a threshold of a body it is necessary to put a wooden pro-rate for loading distribution.
Lift your car to the demanded working height and prop up a body in a suitable place of the bottom by means of supports, use thus for distribution of loading of laying, for example, from firm rubber, a tree.
Before establishing supports, check reference points — whether there are on them profile bends, wires, fuel or brake tubes.
Trenozhnye support stand more reliably if one of support is directed outside, and two others — to the car center. Pay attention to a platform for car installation.