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Old 03-17-2009, 11:04 AM   #1
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My TPMS went off and right rear is leaking air

Argh, not even 1k miles yet and it's leaking air I tried to look for nail or whatever last night , couldn't find one and had to pump it back up to 35 psi. This morning it was like 25psi when I woke up. If there's a nail I have to get a brand new tire? Any chance this will be covered under warranty?

Wow it looks like some ****** drilled my tire. wtf is wrong with people?? What do you guys think? Someone drilled it?

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Old 03-17-2009, 11:11 AM   #2
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Assuming it's in the tread they should be able to plug the leak, no need for a new tire. It will absolutely not be covered under any warranty.
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Old 03-17-2009, 11:37 AM   #3
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Ok so they can plug it as long as it's not on the tire wall?
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Old 03-17-2009, 11:40 AM   #4
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Yeah if the nail or whatever is is on the sidewall, then you'd have to buy a new tire. But if it's on the actual tread, it's a $10 fix.

Hopefully it's on the tread
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Old 03-17-2009, 12:40 PM   #5
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$10 bucks fix, happened to me on the stock tires.

Just make sure when the shop takes off your tires, they don't accidentally break the TPMS sensor on the machine.
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Old 03-17-2009, 12:56 PM   #6
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Get it plugged for now, But get a new tire in the near future, they run about a good 300 bucks, Btw if you going to any local tire shop, PLEASE advise them when putting the tire on the rim not to ****ing curb it all around with the bar, They did that **** to me once.
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Old 03-17-2009, 12:59 PM   #7
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IMO, a patch is better than plugging.
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Get it patched from the inside!
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Can the Dealer do patch?
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Old 03-17-2009, 10:13 PM   #10
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Should I claim insurance?
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dont go to dealer, dont claim insurance, jsut go to ur typical discount tire or whereever u trust to take care of ur wheels without scratching, and pay like 7-20bucks to fix it

ur lucky i got a staple right on the edge and it was unfixable , 300dollar tire replaced. within 1 week of ownership
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That location is fixable? the tire place I went said it cannot be fixed
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haha that pic is too close to actually tell where it is for me
but hmm it looks liek it's right ont he edge, perhaps try a couple of places. if u get a plug + patch, i think it should be ok imo
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that looks insanely too close to call... but it looks like it's too close to the sidewall to repair
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