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Is It Safe to Repair My Tire? by Best-One
Most people want to know if their tire can be repaired or if they need to get a new one. Below are 8 guidelines that will help you understand which option is best and safe for you.
Tire Repairs: The Top 8 Things You Need To Know:
Not all tires can be repaired.
For example, some tires with run-flat technology cannot be repaired. We adhere to manufacturer recommendations.
Only certain areas of the tire can be repaired. Only the tread-area can be repaired; the tire shoulder/sidewall cannot be repaired.
Only puncture areas of ¼” in diameter or smaller can be repaired.
Tires with a tread depth of 2/32” or less should not be repaired.
Not all damage is visible from the outside of a mounted tire.
We remove the tire from the wheel, and our trained professionals complete a thorough inspection.
Tire plugs (stems) or patches alone do not constitute a proper repair.
We us a combination repair technique that utilizes both plugs and patches.
It is unsafe to repair a puncture in a previously repaired area of the tire.
Improperly repaired tires can fail causing accidents and safety concerns.
To repair your tires or purchase new ones, stop by your local Best-One®. We will keep you rolling with the safest and most cost efficient choice.
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