Q: How long does it take to replace valve stems? 1999 Chevrolet Silverado

asked by on February 16, 2017

How long does it take to replace a vail stem
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there - unfortunately, this is a task that needs to be done by your local tire service center. To replace the valve stems requires dismounting, then re-mounting each tire, replacing the valve stem while the tire is removed. Thanks for thinking of YourMechanic.com though!

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