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In case of a flat tyre you must gradually slow down and come to a standstill on one side of the road. If you continue to drive, you might end up damaging the wheel or be responsible for a deadly accident, in case te speed is high and you loose control.
Common causes of tyre punctures
The most common cause of a tyre pucture could be slow or rapid deflation of a tyre, dependig on its size, due to a sharp object penetrating it on the go
Other factors that could cause a tyre puncture are:
Failure of tyre's valve stern.
Breakage of a link between a tyre and rim owing to a collision with an external object.
Excessively worn out tread that could result in an explosive tyre failure or debris from the road tearing through the tyre.
When (and When not) to replace a tyre.
Tyre puncture repair is a tedious task and as straight forward a process as it may seem.
A tyre must be thoroughly inspected before repair and a repair must not be attempted in case of any of the following symtoms:
Tread depth below the legal limit of 1.6mm across the tyre's circumference.
Broken structure integrity or run flat damage.
In case of any damage caused by an external object.
Worn out , aged or deteriorated rubber.
Any sign of previous faulty repairs.
In case you are uncertain about whether your car tyre must be repaired or not, seeking expert advice is a must.
Kwik-Fit Auto Centre was established in 1988 . Since the opening of Kwik-Fit Auto Centre Polokwane we have a reputation of Fast Friendly, Professional Service s the name suggests. We offer a quality service you can trust and prices you can afford.
Call Us Today for your Motor Vehicle Tyres, Shocks,Suspension, Exhausts, Batteries, Tow Bars, Wheel Alignment requirements.