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Patch a Car Tire Patching Replacement

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  1. Patch a Car Tire Patching Replacement, Identify leak: passo 1, immagine 1 di 1
    • Look around the tire to see if there is any nail, cracks, or holes.

    • Once the leak is found, mark it.

  2. Patch a Car Tire Patching Replacement, Evacuate air: passo 2, immagine 1 di 1
    • Once the leak is identified, evacuate the air from the tire using the valve stem removal tool

    • Be sure to keep the small valve stem to reinstall after finished.

  3. Patch a Car Tire Patching Replacement, Remove tire from wheel: passo 3, immagine 1 di 1
    • Lay the wheel on the tire machine and use the tire iron to pull out the upper bead.

    • Use the tire machine to spin the wheel counter-clockwise.

    • Make sure to keep a strong grip on the tire iron otherwise it can jerk itself out.

  4. Patch a Car Tire Patching Replacement, Remove tire (cont.): passo 4, immagine 1 di 1
    • Once the upper bead is lifted off the wheel, remove the lower bead

    • Use the tire machine to spin the wheel counter-clockwise.

  5. Patch a Car Tire Patching Replacement, Remove nail (if applicable): passo 5, immagine 1 di 1
    • Once the tire is removed from the wheel, removed the nail from the tire using the dikes

  6. Patch a Car Tire Patching Replacement, Place tire on a secure surface: passo 6, immagine 1 di 1
    • Place the tire on a secure and well lit area to prepare for a patch by grinding the inside of the tire

  7. Patch a Car Tire Patching Replacement, Grind around the puncture: passo 7, immagine 1 di 1
    • Use the die grinder to grind around the puncture to leave enough room for a patch to stick

    • Be sure to use a strong grip with a lot of pressure to keep the die grinder in control.

  8. Patch a Car Tire Patching Replacement, Grind around the puncture (cont.): passo 8, immagine 1 di 1
    • The surface area of the grinded area must be level and larger than the patch

  9. Patch a Car Tire Patching Replacement, Apply vulcanizing cement: passo 9, immagine 1 di 1
    • Apply an even layer of vulcanizing cement glue over the area that was grinded

  10. Patch a Car Tire Patching Replacement, Place the tire patch: passo 10, immagine 1 di 1
    • After the glue is dry, gently lay the patch at the center of the puncture.

    • The patch must be smaller than area that was grinded

  11. Patch a Car Tire Patching Replacement, Seal the Patch: passo 11, immagine 1 di 2 Patch a Car Tire Patching Replacement, Seal the Patch: passo 11, immagine 2 di 2
    • Use the stitch roller to roll the patch in a crisscross pattern onto the tire for a permanent seal

  12. Patch a Car Tire Patching Replacement, Reinstall the tire: passo 12, immagine 1 di 1
    • Put the tire back onto the tire machine.

    • Start by installing the lower bead

    • Use the tire machine to spin the wheel counter-clockwise.

  13. Patch a Car Tire Patching Replacement, Reinstall the tire (cont.): passo 13, immagine 1 di 2 Patch a Car Tire Patching Replacement, Reinstall the tire (cont.): passo 13, immagine 2 di 2
    • After the lower bead is on the wheel

    • Use the tire iron to install the upper bead

    • Use the tire machine to spin the wheel counter-clockwise.

    • Use a firm grip on the tire iron or it can swing back towards you.

  14. Patch a Car Tire Patching Replacement, Inflate the tire: passo 14, immagine 1 di 1
    • Use the air hose to inflate the tire to the correct psi

    • Typically, air pressure should be around 35-40 psi.

    • Insert the small tire valve stem you saved from earlier

  15. Patch a Car Tire Patching Replacement, Finished: passo 15, immagine 1 di 1
    • Job well done!

Conclusione

Now that your repair is finished, it safe to say that you have given the tire a second chance by extending its life. You saved money by reusing this tire, additionally lowering the amount of rubber waste that is demolishing our environment.

Justin Guerra

Membro da: 10/31/22

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