Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Using Casite EZ Connect Tire Repair for sealing tires

asked by on

There is a product called Casite EZ Connect Tire Repair that's free with a rebate. If the tire slants a hole, it pumps up with special seal in it. Could it completely seal tire forever or is this supposed to be temporary like they advertize?

A: They say it's temporary to cover their ...

They say it's temporary to cover their own butts so you don't sue them. I have actually used stuff like that. I used a version from the company called, "Slime," and I put it in my wife's tires. I've just changed the tires out, they were there five years and they didn't lose any air at all. So that stuff often can work pretty good. But of course, if you see there is a nail, you're going to have to take the nail and unplug the nail. If there is something that made a hole and then came out, that might seal it forever. But if it's a nail or a piece of glass, you've got to take it out and fix it because it will just keep eating the holes in.

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

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Save up to 30%

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Water pump needs replacing

Hello, a coolant leak should be repaired sooner than later to avoid engine damage. To check for leaks, the cooling system needs to be pressurized and inspected. If the coolant pump is found to be leaking then it will need...

Q: Car shakes at 40-6- mph and brakes squeak

You have a brake rotor that is warped causing the vibration since the vibration is only when you hit the brakes it is then in the brakes. To narrow it down when you brake, do you feel it more in...

Q: Smoke from engine and checked with nearby line lube express in petrol station. They said it's a problem with AC compressor bearing.

Hi there. The seal on the compressor to the air conditioning system has a leak and caused the oil and refrigerant to leak out of the compressor. The bearings on the compressor shaft are lubricated with the oil in the...

Related articles

How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
How to Renew Your Car Registration in Oklahoma(DELETED)
Having your car registered with the Oklahoma Tax Commission is an important part of driving legally in this state. You will need to do this within 30 days of moving to Oklahoma...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...