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Trouble Shooting for Tube Tires

Tube tires are often tricky, and do fail to seal more often than tubeless - maximize your chance to save the tire by following these instructions:

Quick Trouble Shooting for Tube Tires

  • Remove debris from puncture
  • Point puncture downward
  • Pressure tire up to 60PSI (Do not exceed safe pressure rating - see tire manufacture's specifications)
  • Roll tire around and keep pressure at 60PSI (Do not exceed safe pressure rating - see tire manufacture's specifications) until the leak seals

Advanced Trouble Shooting for Tube Tires

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j8Zgp2lLvik&t=425s
  • Locate leak using soapy water solution
  • Clear any debris that may be in the puncture
  • If needed, add Armor-Dilloz sealant
  • Point puncture downward so that the sealant moves towards puncture
  • Pressurize tire to 60PSI (if safe to do so, do not exceed safe pressures, see tire manufacturer recommendations)
  • Check for leaks using soapy water solution
  • If leak is still present - massage area around leak by pushing tire down on pebble or screw driver handle.
  • Check for leaks using soapy water solution
  • If leak is still present, clear puncture with tool (small nail or other sharp object NOT A BLADE/KNIFE!)  
  • Watch for sealant, it should come out of the hole as you clear it - if no sealant is being ejected - this is a sign you will need to increase the volume of sealant in tire.  Add as needed.
  • Repressurize to 60PSI (if safe to do so, do not exceed safe pressures, see tire manufacturer recommendations)

Check for leaks, and repeat troubleshooting steps if needed.

Failures on tube seams, as well as cuts/tears of the tube are often not sealable by any sealant including ours.  A patch kit is recommended for these cases.