Q: Hole in tire

asked by on January 02, 2017

My tires take 35 psi, one currently has a hole and is down to approx 24 psi, can I wait til morning to take it in and have it fixed?

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Hi There, As you may have noticed, depending on the size of the hole in your tire will determine how quickly the air will leak out. I would recommend having a professional from YourMechanic come to your location to replace your tire for you to avoid having to drive your vehicle with a hole in your tire.

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