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TYRE REPAIR DOS AND DON’TS

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DO

1 Install a TPMS in your vehicle

2 Always travel with a tyre repair kit and air compressor

3 Handbrake on and chock wheels when jacking a vehicle

4 Check that the tyre repair is holding air

5 Tighten wheel nuts to correct torque settings (and recheck)

DON’T

1 Try to plug a tyre sidewall

2 Rely on a plug as a permanent repair

3 Buy an el cheapo tyre repair kit

4 Drive on a deflated tyre

5 Forget to check you have plenty of plugs/lube in your kit

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