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Old 01-26-2015, 07:48 AM
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Is there a place in or near TV where I can have a slow leak in a tire fixed without a hassle?

This should be a relatively simple fix. I do not want to find myself having to deal with some big rigmarole about how I need this or that or a whole lot of other things. I just want one tire fixed.
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Old 01-26-2015, 07:52 AM
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Old 01-26-2015, 08:15 AM
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Is there a place in or near TV where I can have a slow leak in a tire fixed without a hassle?

This should be a relatively simple fix. I do not want to find myself having to deal with some big rigmarole about how I need this or that or a whole lot of other things. I just want one tire fixed.
Get out of The Villages to have this done unless you want to buy 4 new tires.
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Old 01-26-2015, 08:22 AM
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Sumter Tire in Wildwood, I had a slow leak nail hole that several trie shops in the villages refused to repair, went to Sumter no headaches no problems no upsell
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Old 01-26-2015, 08:56 AM
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Sumter Tire in Wildwood, I had a slow leak nail hole that several trie shops in the villages refused to repair, went to Sumter no headaches no problems no upsell
Ditto. They met me in the parking lot before I put the car in park, and whisked me thru...30 minutes.
Walmart? You will be lucky to get started in 2 hours...
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Old 01-26-2015, 08:58 AM
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Goodyear up by Home Depot fixes leaks at no cost. However if the leak is in or near the sidewall many places will not patch.
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Old 01-26-2015, 09:01 AM
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I would start out with putting in a can of spare tire. My last two slow leaks were not the tire. One was the pressure sensor and the other was a pin hole leak in the casting of the wheel.
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Sam's Club is also good about fixing tires at no cost. I've never had to wait more than five minutes.
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Sumter tire is who we use. Never had an issue.
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I would start out with putting in a can of spare tire. My last two slow leaks were not the tire. One was the pressure sensor and the other was a pin hole leak in the casting of the wheel.
It's OK for you but I would never put that spare tire stuff in my tires. It can cause a balance issue.
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Sam's Club is also good about fixing tires at no cost. I've never had to wait more than five minutes.
A second for Sam's Club. I went to Walmart with a slow leak (5psi in 2 weeks) and was told they wouldn't take me because they probably couldn't find a leak that small.
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Old 01-26-2015, 10:42 AM
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One other thing, in case you don't know no one will use a plug anymore. The tire needs to be patched from the inside unless the leak is around the bead. If you see a nail or whatever in your tire NEVER pull it out because your tire may go flat before you can get it repaired plus it will be easier to repair if the tech sees the nail.
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We have been going to tire kingdom on 441 near the new McDonald's (kohls shopping center) for,tire problems. Had a nail in one and they fixed it for free. No up sell on anything . Then one time I had a bulb burn out in my rear tail light and stopped in and they again fixed it for free. Nice bunch of guys. Then I got another nail in my tire when I drove up Morse in the sectiion where they are building new houses and thought I would stop in the colony park tire choice boy what a mistake told me I need a lot of work on my car said no thanks just take the nail out cost me over $30.00. Should have drove to tire kingdom. Won't make that mistake again. No to tire choice in colony.
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