how to remove bob stroller tire

To remove a tire from a BOB stroller, follow these steps:

Materials and tools you may need:

  1. BOB stroller with the tire you want to remove
  2. Tire lever or flathead screwdriver
  3. Adjustable wrench or pliers
  4. Replacement tire (if you’re replacing the old one)
  5. Patience and care


  1. Secure the Stroller:
    • Ensure that the stroller is on a stable and level surface. Engage the parking brake to prevent the stroller from rolling.
  2. Identify the Tire:
    • Identify the specific tire you want to remove. Most strollers have a front wheel and two rear wheels.
  3. Deflate the Tire (if necessary):
    • If the tire is fully inflated, use a tire lever or a flathead screwdriver to deflate it. Insert the lever or screwdriver into the valve stem and press down on the valve core to release the air.
  4. Release the Wheel:
    • Determine how the tire is attached to the stroller. BOB strollers typically have a quick-release mechanism for the rear wheels. If your stroller has a quick-release lever, simply open it to release the wheel. If it uses a pin or axle nut, proceed to the next step.
  5. Remove the Pin or Axle Nut:
    • Locate the pin or axle nut that secures the wheel in place. This is usually at the center of the wheel axle.
    • Use an adjustable wrench or pliers to loosen and remove the pin or axle nut. Turn it counterclockwise to loosen it.
    • Once the pin or nut is removed, the wheel should slide off the axle.
  6. Slide Off the Tire:
    • After removing the pin or axle nut, slide the wheel off the axle. Be careful not to force it; it should come off smoothly.
  7. Replace or Repair the Tire (if necessary):
    • If you’re replacing the tire, simply slide the new tire onto the axle in the same orientation as the old one.
    • If you’re repairing the tire (e.g., fixing a flat), follow the necessary repair procedures. Once the tire is repaired, slide it back onto the axle.
  8. Reattach the Pin or Axle Nut:
    • If your stroller uses a pin, insert it through the wheel axle and secure it in place.
    • If it uses an axle nut, thread it back onto the axle and tighten it with an adjustable wrench or pliers. Make sure it’s snug but not overly tight.
  9. Inflate the Tire (if necessary):
    • If you deflated the tire earlier, use a bicycle pump or an air compressor to inflate it to the recommended pressure level. Check the sidewall of the tire for the recommended PSI (pounds per square inch).
  10. Test the Wheel:
    • Spin the wheel to ensure it rotates freely without any wobbling or rubbing against the stroller frame.
  11. Repeat (if needed):
    • If you need to remove other tires, repeat the process for each one.

Always follow the manufacturer’s instructions and guidelines for maintaining your BOB stroller. If you encounter any difficulties or have specific questions about your stroller model, refer to the user manual or contact BOB customer support for assistance.

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