Driving on a flat tire is the last thing you want to do. You may need to get somewhere ASAP or wish to avoid paying for a tow truck, so it seems like a good idea, but it’s not. Trust us. There are serious risks and long term effects that can damage the internal structure of both your tire and vehicle. So unless you happen to get your flat in the parking lot of a tire repair shop, you should probably pull over somewhere close and safe, and manage the situation responsibly. If you are in the Denver area, you can give us a call at SJ Tire Company
. We are a top-rated mobile tire repair service. And we will show up to where you are, assess the situation, work with you to resolve the issue, and proceed to get your car back on the road, fast.
What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
Driving with a flat tire can intensify the damage drastically.
Excessive Rubber Damage
You may just have a nail in the tire or small hole, which can be fixed using a plug, a patch, or spare tire. But continuing to use your tire after it has lost a lot of air can result in the abnormal movement of the rubber, which can crease, crack, and potentially tear your tire more.
Beyond damaging the rubber of the tire even further, you can also ruin the rim. As the metal of along the edge takes on the weight and pressure of the car, against the road, it will begin bending and deforming, making it un-usable in the future. At this point, the expenses of fixing your vehicle will start increasing heavily.
Inner Wheel Damage
Eventually, the flailing rubber of the tire, that tears from driving on a flat, will pose a threat to other internal workings of the wheel, such as brake lines, parts of the suspension system, rotors, and fenders. These are all essential and expensive components of the car.
The Safety of Others
Finally, our vehicles all come engineered with tires, and they shouldn’t be operated without this essential element being in good stead. Driving on a flat poses a threat to everyone else on the road.
Mobile Flat Tire Repair In Denver
We have had a fair share of mobile flat tire repairs
over the years and from what we have seen, driving on a flat tire can be very dangerous! Manage your situation worry free though by contacting SJ Tire Co.
for all your mobile flat tire repair
needs and essentials!