[DML] Re: Weeping tire
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[DML] Re: Weeping tire

Put the tire in a tub and look for air bubbles. Look carefully in
particular in the following areas:

Inside and around the valve stem
The inner and outer bead
The tire itself for screws, nails, glass in the tread

If it is leaking around the bead you must clean it well to remove any
corrosion on the rim and then use a bead sealer like Camel Bead
Sealer. If the rim is bent it MUST be straightened or it will always
leak. As always the rim and tire assembly MUST be balanced after
mounting the tire.
David Teitelbaum
vin 10757

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "cruznmd" <racuti1@...> wrote:
> One of my wheels appears to have a bead problem. No matter what kind 
> of tire I put on the wheel, or how well I clean the bead, within a 
> week, the tire is flat.
> I've sprayed soap solution on the valve stem and all around the bead 
> on each side yet I never see any bubbles.
> Suggestions?
> Rich A.
> #5335


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