How to Repair a Tire Valve Stem?

Answer A slow leak in a car tire might mean that the metal core inside the valve stem has become loose or faulty. New valve cores, and the valve stem tool to insert them, can be purchased at most automoti... Read More »

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How to Fix the Tire Valve Stem?

A tire maintains air pressure by creating a seal with the rim. The bead of the tire places substantial pressure on the lip of the rim, creating a portion of the seal. The rubber base of the valve s... Read More »

How to Put a Valve Stem Pin in a Tire?

A tire comes with a valve stem pin that operates to both inflate and deflate the tire. Releasing air from a tire happens when the pin is depressed. A faulty valve stem pin needs to be replaced to e... Read More »

How to Fix a Tire Valve Stem Leak?

Flat tires frustrate everyone. Your first reaction might be to change the tire and have it repaired, but that might not be necessary. Your tire might just have a bad valve stem. The valve stem prov... Read More »

How to Seal a Tire Valve Stem?

Most tire leaks come from damage due to a road hazard, such as a nail. Those leaks are readily identified. Often, cause of unidentified leaks is your valve stem. The valve stem creates a seal, usin... Read More »