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Use penetrating oil called PB Blast. Spray liberally and wait twenty minutes. If you are referring to the tire not dropping when you turn the winch counter clockwise then you may need to do the following. This assumes that the cable has become caught inside the winch. Turn the winch as far as you can clockwise. This would normally raise the tire. In this case it should wrap the cable in the correct position. Get someone to help by pulling on the tire as you begin to loosen it counter clockwise. two or thre turns should be more than enough to get it to drop several inches. Once it is loose, unwind it all the way out to straighten the cable. Then re-wind with the tire on for tension. This should straighten it out.

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