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Yes, wheel chocks would help in this case. Also, use of the emergency brakes as well as leaving it in gear (EDIT- Leave it in gear if a manual or park if automatic). If wheel chocks are not available, you could use a largish stone which could be wedged between the tire and the ground on both sides of the tire. This would be on a tire which is not flat and ...


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If you leave the car in gear, and depending on if the vehicle is front-wheel, rear-wheel drive, don't jack both front wheels up if front-wheel drive, etc. This way you always have a tire on the ground that is in gear. So if your left-front tire blew out and your car is front wheel drive, jack it up so the right-front wheel stays fully weighted on the ground. ...


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It depends what you are working on! If I were working on the axle, I'd put them under the chassis frame (or jacking points on a monocoque vehicle), but if I was working on the shell, brakes, diff etc I usually put them under the axle tube. I generally either use specific jacking points, or try to position the stands as close as possible to the suspension ...



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