Q: Can you drive with only 2 lug nuts instead of 3?

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I had 2 lug nuts and one broke.

My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi thanks for your question. My advice is that this is very dangerous and the car should not be driven with only 2 lug nuts. If any of the remaining two were to also snap, this would cause catastrophic damage and potentially a dangerous car accident.

If you would like help, consider having an expert automotive technician from YourMechanic come to your home or office to replace the broken lug nut for you.

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