How much does it cost to fix a flat tire?

How much does it cost to fix a flat tire?

Having a flat fixed by a tire or repair shop typically costs $5-$40 for a standard tire and $30-$60 to repair a run flat tire (designed to be safe to drive on even when it is flat).

How much does it cost to fix a tire with a nail in it?

On average, tire puncture repair will cost you between $10 and $20. The repair will involve getting the tire patched. Some tire dealers will repair a punctured tire for free if you purchased your tire from them.16 Feb 2012

How much does it cost to get a tire patched or plugged?

The wholesale price of a tire patch is less than $2.00. The glob of bead sealer that's used to seal the patch costs less than $0.10. But it takes the average mechanic about 15 minutes to patch a tire. Most shops charge around $120 per mechanic hour, so you're looking at $30-$40 for time and parts.14 Dec 2021

Why is America's tire free?

Builds a positive brand image (tire plugs are cheap.) It's a way to bring you in, so if your tire is not repairable they sell you a new one. If you get free tire repair from them, they hope you remember them when you go buy new tires.

How much does patching a tire cost?

While a tire repair won't cost you an arm and a leg, it will cost you a bit of your time. If you're looking into having a puncture repaired on a tire, you're looking at spending on average between $10 to $20 dollars.

How long can you drive on a patched tire?

On average, tire experts predict that a proper plug and patch can last from seven to ten years. Although tire patches can last a long time, a tire should never be patched more than once. It can negatively affect the speed rating and potentially cause blowouts.5 Feb 2018

Is patching a tire worth it?

Sure, repairing the tire might be the most cost-effective option, but not if it's at the expense of the safety of you and your passengers! The shorter sidewalls make it easier to cause permanent damage to a tire when you drive it under-inflated. So much heat is generated that it can break down the sidewall in seconds.30 Jun 2019

Are tire patches free?

We patch, plug or fix most repairable tires free of charge to get you back on the road.

Is tire rotation and balance free at Americas tire?

At no additional charge to you, we'll rotate and balance the tires you purchased from any of our Discount Tire stores for the life of the tires. We recommend that you rotate your tires every 6,000-8,000 miles to ensure your tires wear more evenly.

Does America's tire charge for flat repair?

FREE FLAT TIRE REPAIR Flat repairs are always free.

Is America's tire and Discount Tire the same?

ABOUT DISCOUNT TIRE/AMERICA'S TIRE The company does business under the trade name Discount Tire in most of the U.S., America's Tire in parts of California, and Discount Tire Direct in markets outside the reach of retail stores.20 Mar 2020

How much does America's tire charge for installation?

Discount Tire / America's Tire: $16 installation fee (4 tires), $2.50 disposal fee.23 Sept 2014