Tire Repair

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Repairing a damaged tire is certainly less expensive and less hassle than buying a brand new one. But repairing a tire isn’t always an option. If your tire becomes damaged, it may be repaired if it meets the following criteria:

 

  1. The tire has not been driven on when flat
  2. The damage is only on the tread section of your tire (sidewall damage ruins a tire immediately) and/or
  3. The puncture is less than ¼"

For help on how to inspect your tire, click here.

If your tire is flat, we can help teach you how to change a tire.

 

Patch, Yes. Plug, No.

If you decide to go the repair route, make sure you do it right. The proper way to have a tire repaired is to patch the tire from the inside and fill the puncture hole. Do not have your tire plugged. Plug repairs don’t involve taking the tire off the wheel for a proper inspection. A plug is simply inserted into the punctured area, making it unreliable. Insist on a full inspection and have your dealer patch and fill the repair on the inside of the tire.

 

If you need to find the right new tire for your vehicle, use the Find a Tire tool to the right.

Although not available online, we may be able to help you find a tire that fits your selection.

Please tell us the year, make and model of the vehicle for which you would like a tire recommendation. Also please let us know which tire features are important to you. Finally, let us know the area of the country where you do most of your driving. This way, we can provide you with our best recommendation.

Please click the "CONTACT US" button below to allow our Consumer Care team to help you find a tire that matches your selectionorview all tire sizes available.

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  • In order to find your vehicle's options please check the following:
- The vehicle's window sticker, or a decal usually located on the side or rear of the vehicle
- The vehicle owner manual
- Your original sales invoice.
  • Your vehicle was manufactured with multiple tire sizes. Please select your size.

    In order to find your vehicle's original equipment tire size please check the following:<br> - The tire placard located on the driver's door jamb<br> - Your owners manual<br> - On the glove compartment door<br> - Inside the fuel hatch or trunk lid <br>  You can also check your existing tire's designation on the sidewall. However, there is no guarantee that these are the original tire size unless they came on the vehicle new<div><img src="/assets/bfg/system/images/contextual-help/R2-Size.png"></div>
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  • Find the exact tire quickly using your tire size. Check your owner's manual or tire sidewall to find the required specifications.

  • This three-digit number represents the width of the tire in millimeters (mm), measured from sidewall to sidewall. Since this measure is affected by the width of the rim, the measurement is done when the tire is on its intended rim size.  <div><img src="/assets/bfg/system/images/contextual-help/R2-width.png" /></div>
  • The aspect ratio is the relationship of a tire's sidewall height to its section width, expressed as a percentage. In this example, the tire sidewall height is approximately 55% of the tire width. The higher the number, the taller the sidewall; the lower the number, the lower the sidewall.<div><img src="/assets/bfg/system/images/contextual-help/R2-aspect.png" /></div>
  • The diameter of the rim in inches.<div><img src="/assets/bfg/system/images/contextual-help/R2-diameter.png" /></div>
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  • If you know the name of the tire are looking for, select the tire from the list below.

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  • All tires fall into certain categories. If you're wanting to do a broad search of our tire lines, use the list below.

  • All tires fall into certain categories. If you're wanting to do a broad search of our tire lines, use the list below.
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