How to Remove a Valve Stem?

Answer A conventional valve stem on a tire is a metal valve that can sustain air pressure. It is covered with rubber to protect it and to help seal the valve stem hole of the rim. Exposed to the extreme c... Read More »

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How to Remove the Valve Stem on a Tire?

Tire valve stem removal is required when the stem is no longer effectively holding air in the tire. A valve stem has a valve stem core, which may be the cause of the leak. If the stem core is not t... Read More »

How to Remove an Auto Tire Valve Stem?

A tire valve stem is a one-way valve that allows air to enter a tire but not exit. Depressing the center pin of the valve stem opens the valve, allowing air to exit an inflated tire. Air can leak a... Read More »

How to Remove a Valve Stem With Tubeless Mountain Bike Tires?

Some mountain bike tires today feature tubeless technology. Once properly mounted and inflated, the tire beads seal against the sides of a specially designed rim. The design eliminates the need for... Read More »

Valve Stem Tools?

Valve stem tools are essential when working on basic tire repairs, from fixing flats and gauging tire pressure to replacement. This equipment is portable, affordable and available at most automotiv... Read More »