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Monthly Archives: September 2022

Should You Replace or Repair a Flat Tire?

Should You Replace or Repair a Flat Tire?

A flat tire can be noticeable as soon as it is struck with something, or it can be so minor that you don’t catch it for weeks. And the worst time to get a flat tire is if you just replaced them. Unfortunately, no matter how long ago your last tire replacement was, they can be impaled by pesky nails, glass, or other road debris. In what instances would you be able to patch the tire up or replace the tire altogether?   While this may seem like common sense, the solution depends on how damaged the tire is and nature of how it was damaged. When you bring your car to our shop with the flat, we will thoroughly inspect the affected areas and determine how large the puncture actually is. We may be able to patch it up depending on the location of the impact and how soon you got your vehicle to our shop.    Of course, repairing the damaged tire is a more cost-effective option than replacing the tire. But you should always consider safety first. We might ask you how long ... read more

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