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How do you take off wheel caps ???

Iam trying to touch up my rims but I cant get the center wheel caps off...they are 16inch stock honda rims off a accord 03 4cyl !
dont they just come off ? cant seem to get them off ? I dont wanna scratch them? do they unscrew ?
it says in manual not to
" Do not attemp to forcibly pry the plewheel cover off with a screwdriver or other tool. The wheel cover cannot be removed without first removing the wheel nuts."

Never says how to take the wheel cover off !

does it unscrew ? please help this is so newbie question but Ive never had rims like this before that it doesnt just come off.

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You have the answer before you.... You read it and typed it. If this is correct for your car....


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Originally Posted by dman View Post
The wheel cover cannot be removed without first removing the wheel nuts."

Never says how to take the wheel cover off !

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post #4 of 6 Old 06-08-2008, 01:36 PM
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Jack up the car, remove the lugs from one wheel, watch what happens.
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are you talking about wheel covers or center caps?

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Sounds like the center wheel caps from the first sentence. If that's the case, then you need to remove the wheel. And yes, that requires removing the lug/wheel nuts first.

Once the wheel is off, you can pop it out by pushing it from behind.

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