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Flat Tire Repair Harrodsburg KY

Local resource for flat tire repair kits in Harrodsburg, KY. Includes detailed information on local auto service providers that give access to tire repair kits, tire repair plugging kits, tire puncture repair plugs, tire tackle kits, tire gauges, and tire inflators, as well as additional advice and content on flat tire repair.

Auto Alternative Inc.
(859) 559-4082
2004 Park Central Ave
Nicholasville, KY
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Memberships and Certifications
Certifications : ASA, Carquest
Services
Air Conditioning/Heating, Alignment, Alternator, Battery, Belts & Hoses, Catalytic Converter, Clutch Cylinder, Cooling System, Diagnostics, Drive Belt, Electrical System, Exhaust Systems, Filters & Fluids, Fuel Injector, Fuel Pump, Fuel System, Head Gasket, Headlight/Headlamp, High Performance Service, Ignition, Inspection, Muffler, Oil Pan, Oil Pump, Oxygen Sensor, Parts, Radiator, Restoration Service, Shocks & Struts, Spark Plugs, Starter, Thermostat, Timing Belt, Tune-Up, Water Pump, Window M
Service Types and Repair
Acura, Aston Martin, Audi, Auto Clutch, Auto Drivetrain, Auto Engine, Auto Interior, Auto, Bentley, BMW, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Classic Car, Diesel Engine, Dodge, Emergency Auto, Exotic Car, Fiat, Ford, GMC, Harley Davidson, Honda, Hyundai, Infiniti, Isuzu, Jaguar, Jeep, Kia, Land Rover, Lexus, Lincoln, Lotus, Mazda, Mercedes Benz, Mitsubishi, Motorcycle/ATV, Nissan, Oldsmobile, Pontiac, Porsche, RV/Bus, Saab, Saturn, Small Engine, Subaru, Suzuki, Toyota, Truck, Volkswagen, Volvo

Wal-Mart
(859) 734-5721
591 Joseph Dr
Harrodsburg, KY
Hours
Monday - Friday: 7:00AM-7:00PM, Saturday: 7:00AM-7:00PM, Sunday: 9:00AM-6:00PM,

Harrodsburg Wholesale Tire Inc
(859) 734-4563
1054 N College St
Harrodsburg, KY
Services
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

Thompson'S Bp Inc
(859) 734-9732
131 N College St
Harrodsburg, KY
 
Automate of Danville
(859) 238-7250
75 Westridge Dr
Danville, KY
Hours
Monday - Friday: 8:00AM-6:00PM, Saturday: 8:00AM-6:00PM,

Mercer Tire Inc
(859) 734-4563
203 E Lexington St
Harrodsburg, KY
Services
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

Harrodsburg Wholesale Tire
(859) 734-4563
1054 N College St
Harrodsburg, KY
Hours
Monday - Friday: 7:30AM-5:00PM, Saturday: 7:30AM-12:00PM,

Harrodsburg Tire
1054 N College
Harrodsburg, KY
Hours
Monday-Friday: 7:30 am - 5:00 pm Saturday: 7:30 am - 12:00 pm Sunday: Closed

Wal-Mart Supercenter 0519
(859) 734-1733
591 Joseph Dr
Harrodsburg, KY
 
Ken Towerys AutoCare Super Center
1000 Hustonville Road
Danville, KY
Hours
Monday-Friday: 7:30 am - 6:00 pm Saturday: 7:30 am - 5:00 pm Sunday: Closed

Tire Sidewall Repair Basics

Tire sidewall repair is something most car owners leave to professionals, and with good reason. While it's possible to fix a tire sidewall, some experts are hesitant to recommend this project as a do-it-yourself activity.

Why You Shouldn't Fix Tire Sidewalls

When you notice that your tires need to be repaired on the sidewalls, you may be tempted to complete this project on your own. But this is not recommended for one main reason: it doesn't typically work. While you may be able to plug up the hole, the structure of a sidewall is different from other tire areas. The sidewall needs to move in multiple directions, which causes more strain on the tire parts. Even if the tire sidewall is fixed, experts say there is a high chance the tire will break and explode anyway.

Who Can Fix Sidewalls

Some mechanics say they can fix up sidewalls, but this is still a difficult task. Ideally, those with broken sidewalls should simply replace the tire as opposed to repairing it. The repairs are just not considered to be reliable or effective. Even if the glue of a professional sidewall repair holds, it is not a permanent solution. Plus, you don't know when the glue might decide to give out. That said, a boot is one way that a sidewall can be fixed, though this is best left to a professional.

The Boot Fix

A boot is a larger piece of rubber material that can be placed inside of a punctured tire. This rubber is attached to the inside and it helps to protect the tube of the tire. However, this process requires taking off the entire tire and even then the boot will not last forever. The boot can move out of place, causing the tire to be vulnerable to damage. For some, this is too labor intensive of a process to have a mechanic complete or to complete on their own.

Used Tires

Instead of buying a new tire to help replace the worn tire sidewall, a used tire can be a cost-effective way to make your car safer. However, just as...

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