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Jul 12, 12:38pm - #222113 
How to fix a slow leak?

My back tire on the driver side looses about 25 psi every week.Whats the best way to fix this? Are the fix a flat cans any good?


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Jul 12, 12:39pm - #222114 
Take it to a tire shop... You probably have a nail or somtin in there!


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Jul 12, 12:45pm - #222115 
You can try fix-a-flat or that Goop stuff grin ... but check out your tire and rim first for nails and such

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Jul 12, 12:56pm - #222116 
Fix a flat is good or take it to a tire place for a patch. My old car had a screw, had it patched and was fine.

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Jul 12, 1:24pm - #222117 
yup yup..take it to the shop..get it patch..


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Jul 12, 1:34pm - #222118 
fix a flat is a temporary fix IMO. it doesnt really fix ur car unless there is really a small hole to it. take it to any shop and they fix it. 2 ways of fixing it.
1. take the rim off and put some sort of glue or something that covers the hole
2. take the nail out, place a rubber looking thingy in there to stop the leak

they both work, 2 might cost cheaper

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Jul 12, 1:35pm - #222119 
Tire shop thumbsup

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Jul 12, 6:05pm - #222120 
tire shop


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Jul 12, 7:16pm - #222121 
Most tire shops, at least where I am, will patch tires for free if it isn't to bad, in wich case you would need a whole new tire anyway.

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