Information on Puncture Repairs

Tyre damage repair should only be attempted if the tyre has first been checked thoroughly. If the tyre displays any of the following characteristics, a puncture repair should not be attempted;

  • Illegal tread depth (below 1.6mm across the central ¾ of the tyre tread throughout the entire circumference)
  • Secondary damage – caused by the injuring object
  • Ageing/deterioration of tyre rubber
  • Bead damage ( imprinted grooved ring around side wall )
  • Exposed cords
  • Faulty/poor previous repairs

Inspection is vital – if you have any doubts about whether or not a tyre should be repaired, do not repair it.

 

*** PLEASE UNDERSTAND THE DANGERS IF WE REFUSE TO REPAIR A TYRE THIS IS NOT A SALES POINT  ***

 

Driving on a flat tire can cause internal structural damage to the tire, may lead to wheel and vehicle damage and may result in poor vehicle handling and control — which could lead to an accident, injury or

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