|Remove offending wheel. |
Release remaining air
Remove one side of tire from rim -noting orientation of tube to tire to rim.
|Found hole? If not, inflate tube and look for leak while valve remains in rim for reference.|
|Found cause yet? Remove tube and tire completely to search for enemy |
If hole in tire is of sufficient size, repair it, otherwise continue
|Examine rim. |
Did spoke or other object cause puncture from inside?
Check rim for dents.
Correct the placement of rimstrip or replace if needed.
Marvel at gyroscopic effect
|Partially inflate new tube and install into corrected, perfectly clear tire.|
|Install valve through rimstrip and then first side of tire onto rim using no tools.|
|Situate tube on rim and continue with tire. You will regret tool use.|
|Partially inflate to check tire seat and valve orientation. |
Beware tire escaping rim. A large noise will result.
If desired: patch perforated tube, check airworthiness in water -for use as spare next time.
Tire & Tube Repair
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