car edito obsessivequalitycontrol tips and advice

Tire repair, is it possible & how ?

car edito tyre repair tips and advice

If your tire becomes damaged, it may be repaired if:

  • The tire has not been driven on when flat
  • The damage is only on the tread section of your tire (sidewall damage ruins a tire immediately)
  • The puncture is no greater than 6mm

How is a tire properly repaired?

  • The tire is demounted and inspected internally as well as externally. It is then patched from the inside and the puncture hole is filled.
  • Do not have your tire plugged. A plug is simply inserted into the punctured area, making it unreliable.
    Tires should be repaired by a tire professional.
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