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Thread: Run flats with a plug

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    Run flats with a plug

    My 06 has 28k miles on the original tires, they are in very good shape, other than the RR was flat this am, hadn't used it in 4 days. I aired up to 33 psi, jacked it up and spun the wheel, found a plug in the center. And it's leaking. Should I fix o flat it or put in a new plug?
    I'm thinking i may buy new tires next spring, (maybe) Ive just never owned run flats before so I'm not sure if they are supposed to have plugs.

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    It's as good as any tire with a plug. I'd replug it and drive on out until replacement...

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    Re: Run flats with a plug

    Excellent, thank you.

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    Re: Run flats with a plug

    I agree with Big Jim, plug it. Fix-A-Flat will ruin your tire pressure sensor. There is a tire shop close to me that will plug the tire for free, I have used them a few times.


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    Re: Run flats with a plug

    Original run flats lasting 28,000 miles? Isn't that far beyond typical?

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    Re: Run flats with a plug

    I thought the same thing, who in the world can get 28k out of any tires, but he did. I guess when your 71 and maintain stuff so well they will last. The paperwork he gave me showed the tires rotated every 6k miles.


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