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



Yep Bead sealer is the way to go.

I used to use it back in the days when I was a Tire Tech for  
Goodyear. We used it on problematic rims that we kept cleaning and  
they would come back for leaks. One application and they never leaked  
again.

Bead sealer is like a black liquid rubber type stuff, real sticky.

Good luck!

Mark V


On Sep 10, 2008, at 5:07 PM, David Teitelbaum wrote:

> 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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