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Flat tire

3473 Views 9 Replies 7 Participants Last post by  mcbrew
According to the owners manual you can not use fix-a-flat or like products as it will ruin the tire pressure sensor. I have always kept fix-a-flat in all my cars as a flat tire in the wrong place can be very dangerous both in where it happens and trying to fix it in traffic or bad weather. My wife and daughter have it as a safety product. I will keep a can just in case but probably not use it unless necessary. Question is, is there any "like" product that is safe to use with pressure sensors? Thanks.
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i carry a plug kit and a small electric air compressor. i don't want to botch the wheels or the sensor, and i've not had a plug fail (yet).

now you obviously have to find the leak to plug it, but i've fixed several where the nail or screw was visible so that simplified things.

i've tried fix-a-flat on my lawnmower tires (since i'm can't find the **** leak without pulling off the wheel) and it just doesn't get it sealed. of course the lawnmower isn't spinning the wheel like a car is.
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