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Flat tire

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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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what about that Slime stuff?

I once pulled the inside out of the valve on a tire for our van that had been 'rejected' for repiar by Discount (due to the hole being at the edge of the tread) I pulled a small nail out, poured the Slime in thru the valve, replaced the valve, aired up the tire, tilted it and rolled it around some to distribute the Slime.

remounted and drove a little, set the pressure. lasted as long as the rest of the tires.

But I can understand not wanting to carry a compressor. Yeah, I've done it but, When I travel out of town, I still carry fix-a-flat. But, I don't have TPMS and this thread is interesting to me. Seems like the system is kinda a hassle.
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