Fixing a flat tyre

Advice on what to do when you have a puncture and how a professional technician can help fix your problem.

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The most common reasons for a flat tyre are punctures from nails, screws and even stones. Pot holes, hitting a curb and excessive tyre wear can also cause a flat tyre.

Unusual vibrations while driving could indicate a tyre fault too. Tyre damage can represent a risk of serious injury to the driver and passengers so reduce your speed and have the tyres and wheels checked without delay.

In the event of a puncture or flat, the proper procedure will depend on your vehicle’s equipment, so make sure you know what your vehicle includes, and how to stay safe on the road.

Seek advice from an IMI approved professional if you’re unsure.

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