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The Importance of Proper Tire Repair

Date Published September 23, 2010
Category Technical Papers
This paper will focus on “Puncture Repairs” or Nail Hole injuries as it relates to passenger, light truck and truck tires. Reason to focus on puncture repairs within these groups of tires is because they make up the majority of tire repairs performed outside of full service repair facilities. To begin, we need to understand and define what a Proper Puncture Tire Repair is. Today, it is almost easy as a majority of tire manufacturers recommend to follow the RMA Puncture Repair Procedures when repairing punctures, or Nail Holes, in passenger, light truck and truck tires.