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Old 12-10-2012, 05:21 PM
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Originally Posted by bwind View Post
I have a nail in one of my tires as seen in the picture.

After googling, I read that RTFs can be repaired but a local tire shop and Pepboys (and my dealership) say RTFs can only be replaced.

Who's saying the truth? The location of the nail/screw seems to be a safe location to be plugged...

And if fixable, where should I go?
bwind,
You don't indicate what BRAND of runflat tire that you have...Bridgestone? You should seek out a tire dealer according to the brand of RF tire that you have as our OE tires (Bridgestone, Conti, Michelin, GY) each have different repair procedures and limits).

Don't bother bringing your car to your BMW dealer as they DO NOT repair RF tires as a policy, even though their tire suppliers generally recommend it!

Your tire may be repairable UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS depending on the amount of time that you ran on it (flat) and the condition of the tire's interior. This is why you need to bring it to a tire dealer that carries the brand of RF tire that you have.
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