Are Continental run-flat tires repairable?

A SSR or runflat tyre may be repaired strictly contingent upon thorough inspection carried out by a qualified tyre professional. Continental recommends that SSR or runflat tyres not be repaired if there are any signs that the tyre has been run in an under-inflated condition.

Can run-flat tires be repaired?

Although not all manufacturer Run Flat tyres can be repaired, Goodyear Run On Flat Tyres can be repaired by a qualified tyre professional following a thorough inspection and analysis of the tyre history. In case of any doubt, it is recommended that the tyre should not be fixed.

Can you mend a puncture in a run flat TYRE?

In short, the answer to this is almost certainly not. The vast majority of tyre technicians won’t agree to repair a run flat; instead, they’ll offer to replace it. Tyre manufacturers advise not to repair these tyre models for a very important reason.

What happens when a run-flat tire goes flat?

In a deflated run-flat tire the internal flexing generates lots of heat, which destroys both the rubber and the underlying steel-and-fabric structure. DriveGuards feature something called cooling fins molded into the sidewalls to disperse heat. Still, they’re pretty much toast after 50 miles.

Can you repair a tyre with a nail in it?

So if the diameter of the damaged area is larger than 6mm, a repair should not be attempted. This means it may be possible to repair a tyre that has been pierced by a nail or a screw, but if the damage is caused by a larger item such as a bolt or other metallic debris, the tyre may need to be replaced.

How much are Continental run-flat tires?

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