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Tyre damages and age

Tyre damages and age

Tyre damages

Have your tyres reached the end of the road?

In the life of every car, there comes a time when tyres need repair or replacement. In this section, we share everything you need to know about tyre age, repair, and the ideal time to replace them. As the vehicle owner, you play a critical role in the maintenance of your tyres, and that includes responsible disposal and recycling at the end of their service life.

 

Drivers should not ignore tyre aging, especially when buying a second-hand vehicle. We also address the most common causes and types of damage to the tyre. Plus, there’s useful information on how to prevent tyre damages, what to do in case of a puncture, flat tyre repair services, and the dos and don'ts of tyre puncture repair. 

Replacing tyres

Replacing tires

How long do tyres last before they need replacing?

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Types of tyre damage

Causes and types of tyre damage

Let’s diagnose the problem.

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Flat-spotting

Flat-spotting

Let’s talk about the causes of flat-spotting, plus useful tips on how to prevent it.

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Tyre repair

Drivers must know whether a repair on a flat tire is legally permissible, or whether they have to buy a new tire instead.

Learn what’s legally permissible to repair on a flat tyre, or whether you should to buy a new tyre instead.

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Disposing of tyres

A second life for old tyres

Learn how scrap tyres are responsibly recycled.

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