Do Emergency Tire Repair Kits Really Work?
Some motorists have one of those fix-a-flat products stashed in their trunk. After all, you never know when a tire blowout or flat will occur. Emergency tire repair kits provide a temporary fix and are far more convenient than swapping in the spare tire. However, how effective are these kits? Will they fully patch up a tire punctured by a wood splinter or glass shard?
How Do Emergency Tire Repair Kits Work?
These air compressor cans contain liquid and air that’s pumped into the tire. Once inside, the liquid solidifies into slime and seals the puncture. The temporary repair allows your tire to hold air long enough to drive home or to your nearest auto repair service.