Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Had to get front tire plugged us it safe to drive on the highway

asked by on

Had to get a tire plugged is it safe to drive on the highway

My car has 129000 miles.
My car's transmission is unknown to me.

Yes, driving with a plug in your tire is perfectly fine. You should not have any issues. The lifespan of that plug will depend on the quality of the repair. But most of the time, with how easy it is to plug a tire, there is no issue. Be careful with that tire and try not to go off-roading. Even then, you will most likely be ok.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Had to get front tire plugged us it safe to drive on the highway

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Gear indicator has gone off

Hello. When this stops illuminating, it is because the circuit board in the cluster has failed. This requires that the cluster either be rebuilt or replaced. If you need to get this done, consider YourMechanic, as a certified mechanic can...

Q: Tire rims bent

You will need to have the rims along with the complete suspension checked for damage. Your rims may need to be replaced and the tires may have got the inner metal cords damaged. The suspension should be checked for bent...

Q: new rear air bag shocks wont adjust to height regulation, passenger rear side is low.

The air compressor or a leak in the pneumatic system filling the air bags are common concerns for your type of vehicle. If you have performed the work on your own, check your work and make sure all connections are...

Related articles

P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.