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My Tire Has a Nail in It. What Should I Do?
At some point in your driving career you may walk up to your vehicle and notice the ominous glint of a nail head in the tread of your tire. It’s an uneasy feeling...
Is It Possible to Repair a Flat Tire?
Your tire pressure monitoring light comes on. Before you have a chance to even process what that means, you hear the dreaded flap-flap-flap and your car feels like it has an anchor attached...
What Are Run-Flat Tires?
Run-Flat tires, as their name implies, are able to support the weight of a vehicle with no air in them at all. This protects the rims of a vehicle and makes the repair of...
How Can I Tell If My Tires Are in Good Shape?
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Are Low-Profile Tires More Prone to Puncturing or Bursting?
Low-profile tires are becoming more commonplace as manufacturers build vehicles or provide options suited to more visually-discerning or performance-oriented clients. They are tires that have short sidewalls which is noted by the second number in...

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What Should I Do If My Tire Has a Nail In It?
Getting a nail or other foreign object stuck in your tire can be irritating. Most of the time we do not notice that a puncture has occurred until we come out to the vehicle and the tire is flat. There...
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Are Low-Profile Tires More Likely To Blow Out Or Puncture?
Installing larger diameter wheels on your vehicle can drastically change the way that it looks and performs. They are becoming more popular and available for just about every vehicle. To offset the size of the wheel, the tire size will...
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Radiator hose punctured
Hi there! The smoke/steam coming from the radiator hose is a sign that coolant is likely leaking and the vehicle is overheating. I suggest replacing the punctured radiator hose, then pressure testing the cooling system to determine if there are...

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