Puncture Repairs; Even though it seems like modern tires are tougher and less likely to puncture, it still happens. For this reason, Central Auto Repair Service Located at Central Works, Bridge Road, Worthing, BN14 7BU, offers an efficient puncture repair service. If you experience a puncture, bring your vehicle Central Auto Repair Service. Our team of professionals will determine if it can be repaired safely, expertly, and by NZ Standard 5423, getting you back on the road in no time.
Only tires that experience a penetration in the tread area and meet the following requirements can be repaired to ensure maximum tire safety.
- On the tread area, there is a puncture from belt edge to belt edge
- The angle of penetration of the puncture is within 45° of vertical.
- The prick size is no more than 6mm (10mm for TBR).
- There is still 1.6mm of tread depth on the tire.
- There are no obvious signs of run-flat damage or under-inflation in the tire.
- Three repairs maximum, with a minimum gap of 150mm between each (For RFT, maximum of 2 repairs, minimum of 400mm apart).
How can a puncture be fixed?
A puncture repair has two purposes. It first seals the tire to make sure it can keep air. Second, a repair will seal the tire’s casing to keep pollutants and moisture from getting inside, which might cause the tread to separate or cause more damage.
For tire puncture repairs, Central Auto Repair Service At Central Works, Bridge Road, Worthing, BN14 7BU,adheres to the Standard. The tire must be taken off the rim to make a proper puncture repair. This permits a thorough examination of the damage and guarantees that the plug used to patch the puncture connects correctly with the tire casing to create an airtight seal. From the inside out, the repair is carried out.
It typically takes between 30 and 45 minutes to repair a puncture. The procedure includes removing the flat tire from the rim, inspecting the inside, determining the extent of the puncture, mending it, reinstalling the tire on the rim, and balancing it. Your spare is then put back into storage after it is installed in your car.
The maker of certain Run Flat Tires has determined that they cannot be repaired. If you have any questions about the exact manufacturer recommendations for your run-flat tires, please contact Central auto repair service.
DO I HAVE A SLOW PUNCTURE? HOW CAN I TELL?
Your car can veer off course or pull to one side. Vibrations in the steering wheel are more likely to occur at faster speeds than those on an expressway. One of your tires may be underinflated, as evidenced by a trembling or noise you may hear.
The maker of certain Run Flat Tires has determined that they cannot be repaired. If you have any questions about the exact manufacturer recommendations for your run-flat tires, please contact the Central Auto Repair Service At Central Works, Bridge Road, Worthing, BN14 7BU.