As a car owner, you might have experienced a flat or blown or flat tyre at one point, and you can understand the feeling of frustration by looking at your car’s flat tyres, especially when you are in a hurry. Knowing how to replace a flat tyre is an essential skill to know because it can save you from being stranded. Below, we will look at the causes and steps involved in changing car tyres.
As your car moves on the road, your car tyres surface is exposed, and any piercing from sharp objects such as glass and nails can cause puncture.
Driving your cars carelessly with no consideration for potholes and rocky roads can cause tears and wear off the surface faster. This can lead to a flat or blown tyre.
In hot weather, driving continuously on the road will make your car tyres hot and cause tyre degrades or tread separation. Checking your tyres gauge regularly, will prevent it from getting ripped
The valve is the nozzle that lets air in and out of your tyre.
A tyre leak is when the air in your car tyre escapes. A puncture or damage to the valve stem can cause a tyre to leak.
All cars usually have tools you will need to change a flat tyre. However, if you don’t have the tools, you need to get an impact wrench, deep socket wrench, jack, and a spare tyre.
After getting these tools;
These steps are simple, and you can do them within 20 to 30 minutes. However, don’t forget to take your flat tyres to a technician for repairs and replace them to ensure a spare tyre is always available.
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