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Is it possible to repatch a leaking plug in a tire? Would an auto shop do this. Or am I out of luck and have to get a new tire?
 

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It is possible to do but depends where on the tyre it is. If it’s on or near the sidewall then you can’t.


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Like stormchaser said, it can be repaired if it's in the tread, and not too close to or in the sidewall (where the metal belts are). Discount Tire stores do repairs for free if you have any near by.
 

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I tried patching with a plug kit and couldn't do it. I had a tire shop do it. They plugged and patched from the inside. Charged about $26 for it.
 

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If an existing plug has started leaking, theoretically you could replace the plug with a larger diameter stem (the plug looks like a large, thin mushroom). Assuming you haven’t maxed out the available OTS sizes, you could try to use the next size up by reaming the hole to the next size.
 
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