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    Cheapest place in Des Moines area to fix a leaky tire?

    I have slow leak in the rear tire of my truck, anyone know a cheap place to get it fixed?



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    Re: Cheapest place in Des Moines area to fix a leaky tire?

    Not the answer you are looking for, but check valve stem first. Also if you can change a tire you can fix a leak.



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    Re: Cheapest place in Des Moines area to fix a leaky tire?

    WalMart. If it does not work the first time, the second time is free. Probably rim has dirt causing the leak.


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    Re:Cheapest place in Des Moines area to fix a leaky tire?

    The car place next to mcdonalds and Fazolis on merle hay fixed a slow leak for me for ten bucks a month ago



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    Re: Cheapest place in Des Moines area to fix a leaky tire?

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUME View Post
    Not the answer you are looking for, but check valve stem first. Also if you can change a tire you can fix a leak.

    It may have a something in it causing it to leak.

    If you know what you are doing and dont care that your nice rims may get damaged by fixing it yourself.


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    Re: Cheapest place in Des Moines area to fix a leaky tire?

    sams club is free as long as ur a member, even if u didnt get the tire there.



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    Re: Cheapest place in Des Moines area to fix a leaky tire?

    Should cost you less than $20 anywhere you go. Just take it in next time you get your oil changed.


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    Re: Cheapest place in Des Moines area to fix a leaky tire?




    Just remember to mention it the next time you go in for new tires. The guy taking the old tire off the rim will appreciate the heads up.



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    Re: Cheapest place in Des Moines area to fix a leaky tire?

    Quote Originally Posted by kingcy View Post
    It may have a something in it causing it to leak.

    If you know what you are doing and dont care that your nice rims may get damaged by fixing it yourself.
    If you damage your rims using a plug kit, you probably can't change a tire.



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    Re: Cheapest place in Des Moines area to fix a leaky tire?

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUME View Post
    If you damage your rims using a plug kit, you probably can't change a tire.

    Using a plug isnt fixing a tire.


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    Re: Cheapest place in Des Moines area to fix a leaky tire?

    Quote Originally Posted by Senolcyc View Post



    Just remember to mention it the next time you go in for new tires. The guy taking the old tire off the rim will appreciate the heads up.
    Since that stuff is corrosive to your rims and tire pressure sensor, i'd just go in and have someone look at the tire; especially since it wouldn't cost much more than buying a can of that would.



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    Re: Cheapest place in Des Moines area to fix a leaky tire?

    Does it need to be high quality?



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    Re: Cheapest place in Des Moines area to fix a leaky tire?

    I just go where I got the tire.



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    Re: Cheapest place in Des Moines area to fix a leaky tire?

    Hopefully it is just a leaky tire. Last time I had a "leaky tire" it was actually a cracked rim.


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    Re: Cheapest place in Des Moines area to fix a leaky tire?

    Quote Originally Posted by VeloClone View Post
    Hopefully it is just a leaky tire. Last time I had a "leaky tire" it was actually a cracked rim.
    Go to a place that specializes in tires only. THey will probably fix it for free. Discount Tire in Minneapolis did. What you could do is go to the counter and ask for a quote on 2 or 4 tires even though you are not interested in buying and then ask them to see if they can fix your leak.



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