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Tire leak #427459 Mar 28, 7:59am Mar 28, 7:59am
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Tire leak
I noticed that my left rear tire has been leaking air at about 1psi per day. Is there a way to get the tire fixed instead of having to buy a whole new tire? How much would it cost to fix this? Any advice and suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Re: Tire leak [Re: GTSdrifter] #427460 Mar 28, 8:21am Mar 28, 8:21am
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You have a nail or semething like that in your tire. It cost 5-15$, depending on the shop, to fix!

Re: Tire leak [Re: NeXuS] #427461 Mar 28, 8:41am Mar 28, 8:41am
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where could i get this fixed? Sears auto center? the dealership? Where would be the best/cheapest place to get this fixed?

Re: Tire leak [Re: NeXuS] #427462 Mar 28, 8:43am Mar 28, 8:43am
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I work at a tire shop and I can bet it's a rim leak. I suggest take it to a tire shop to have it sealed. My dad's car used to leak air like crazy but after I sealed the tires, it never leaked again. Go to discount tires or something and ask them to inspect your tires, it's not very expensive at all.

Re: Tire leak [Re: risingcelica] #427463 Mar 28, 8:50am Mar 28, 8:50am
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you can go to american tire depot i believe its called and they charge you around 15-25 and its a warranty you can also use the slip they give you next time when you want to purchase new tires and it will go towards that and you can always plug it yourself just fill it with air get a tub of watere and find the hole thumbsup


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Re: Tire leak [Re: Eman] #427464 Mar 28, 8:51am Mar 28, 8:51am
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no wonder i couldnt see my post you ahve two posts up lol im like im sure i posted.


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Re: Tire leak [Re: Eman] #427465 Mar 28, 9:11am Mar 28, 9:11am
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do you know where its coming from. try taking off the valave cap and listening to it. last time it happened to me the center piece in the valve stem was a bit loose.


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Re: Tire leak [Re: Kim] #427466 Mar 28, 11:48am Mar 28, 11:48am
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ok... ill check it later today. good thing i have that air compressor.
You guys have been very helpful and I will get it looked at later today thumbsup

Re: Tire leak [Re: GTSdrifter] #427467 Mar 28, 1:32pm Mar 28, 1:32pm
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Get some soapy water and look for the bubbles!!!

Re: Tire leak [Re: maingear] #427468 Mar 30, 10:53pm Mar 30, 10:53pm
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i went to Americas tire co. and they inspected and fixed my tire for free... They were really nice about it too. I know where I'll be going when I get new tires and wheels thumbsup

Re: Tire leak [Re: GTSdrifter] #427469 Apr 1, 9:27am Apr 1, 9:27am
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So the problem was?

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