On the Toyota Prados the "changing a flat tyre" can be difficult as there are allot of tools needed, the spare wheel cover has to be removed and this requires a few tricks, firstly the back door must be open so the latch can be opened, secondly a 12mm spanner is needed to loosen the bolt. So check you have the 12mm spanner before you go anywhere. Lift the fibreglass cover off and you have the spare wheel.
Open the back door so you can open so the latch.
Thirdly, you can unlock the wheel lock using the Little key hidden in the key less device, yes there is a key in the key less device, this can be very confusing. Remember the new Toyota Prado’s are high tech cars so you will be challenged. NT Government has allot of the Prado’s in their fleet.
Use the wheel brace to remove nuts and take the spare wheel off the back of the car. Check you have a wheel brace, 12mm spanner and key from key less device before you go anywhere. Hope this article helps you. James Gorrie recommends a 4WD course for all drivers of Toyota Prado. 4x4 courses in Darwin.
The 12mm spanner is found in the Toyota Prado tool kit, this is usually inside the back door, its a good spot easy to get too. So check you have the 12mm spanner before you go anywhere. See photos below.
The key is hidden in the keyless device, use this to unlock the lock and remove so the spare wheel can be removed.