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Can I Repair a Popped Tire?

Patch it or Pitch it? What to do With Punctured Tires

 |  Sep 15 2014, 10:15 AM

Patc it or Pitch it?

Few drivers appreciate the importance of tires until they’re stranded on the side of the road with a flat. The truth is every mile we drive depends on these rubber donuts. In spite of their importance tires are surprisingly vulnerable; even a tiny puncture can keep you from going anywhere.

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 |  Jul 20 2014, 9:10 AM

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Is a mass-market run-flat tire good enough to find its way on your car?

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 |  Aug 12 2013, 12:45 PM

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A spare tire is a helpful safety net, but most are not meant to replace your flat tire indefinitely. Continue Reading…

 |  Apr 01 2013, 8:29 AM

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According to a new study by J.D. Power and Associates, run-flat tires are more likely to be replaced due to a flat or a blowout compared to conventional tires.

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 |  Jun 12 2012, 4:45 PM

From in-car technology to turbocharging, there is perhaps no other trend that’s fundamentally changing new cars more than the move to dramatically reduce the weight of modern vehicles.

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 |  May 16 2012, 4:01 PM



Maybe you’ve been in this situation: stuck on the side of a road, a punctured tire needing to be changed out for the spare one in the trunk. You have a pair of options, do you choose to change the tire yourself, or do you call for roadside assistance. Both options can take a while to get you back on the road, especially if you’ve never changed a tire yourself before. And even if you have, sometimes it can take some serious elbow grease.

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