Fix-A-Flat South Portland ME

Local resource for Fix-A-Flat in South Portland, ME. Includes detailed information on local businesses that give access to tire inflator, tire sealant, tire repair, rubber compound, emergency seals, and other car care products, as well as advice and content on flat tire solutions.

Sears Roebuck & Co.
(207) 828-9290
400 Maine Mall Road
South Portland, ME
 
Discount Tire & Alignment
(207) 773-0112
380 Main St
South Portland, ME
Services
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

Century Tire Co & Auto Service Centers
(207) 775-3777
185 Kennebec St
Portland, ME
Services
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

Vip Parts Tires Service
(207) 767-8133
207 Waterman Dr
South Portland, ME
Services
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

Sullivan Tire
333 St. John Street
Portland, ME
Hours
Monday-Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Saturday: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm Sunday: Closed

Century Tire Co. & Auto Serv Ctrs
49 Washington Avenue
Portland, ME
Hours
Monday-Friday: 7:00 am - 5:00 pm Saturday: 7:00 am - 12:00 pm Sunday: Closed

Duvals Service Center
(207) 799-7314
20 Park Avenue
South Portland, ME
Services
Brake Repair,Electrical Repair,Emissions Testing,Mobile Auto Repair,Retail Tire,SUV Repair,Used Car Dealers

Quirk Chevrolet
(207) 774-5971
1000 Brighten Ave
Portland, ME
 
Sears Roebuck and Co
(207) 828-9290
400 Maine Mall
South Portland, ME
Services
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

Sullivan Tire & Auto Service
(207) 772-5421
333 St. John St.
Portland, ME
Services
Government Sales Deliveries,Participates In Goodyear National Promotions,Services National Account Customers,Tire and Service Network

Fix A Flat Tire

You can fix a flat tire with a tire repair kit if your tire is a tube tire, like that found on a bicycle. Using rubber compound, tire sealant and a tire compound you can have a quick flat tire solution to get your wheels rotating again in no time. If you frequently bike, you will want to know how to fix a flat tire.

It’s a good idea to have a patch set as a part of your tire repair kit on the road. You can get a small leak, and if you fix it quickly won’t have to get replacement tubes. Tire patches can come in the form of premade sticky patches, or tire sealant and rubber compound that you place on the tire using a metal scraper. Essentially these items are a form of glue that will bind the leak in the tire.

The first thing you’ll have to do when you suspect a flat tire is inspect the surface of the tire to find the problem. A portable tire inflator will allow you to hear the air escaping from small leaks where an obvious source like a nail or screw isn’t visible. When you’ve located the source a bit of sandpaper can be used in an area a bit larger than the leak. Rub off the shine. This allows the tire sealant or rubber compound to adhere and seal the leak. You may have to wait a bit for your flat tire solution to dry but then you’ll be riding again in no time.

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