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How to Find Slow Leaks in Tires


A couple tricks can help you locate that slow air leak in your tire. A slow leak in a tire can present a hazard if left unattended for too long. A slow leak can weaken the structure of the tire and may cause the tire to rip apart if you maneuver the vehicle and equipment over a rough surface. Finding a slow leak can prove frustrating; however, a couple simple preparations can help your find that leak quickly so your can patch the tire, whether a bicycle, car, or a wheelbarrow.

Things You’ll Need

Yellow permanent marker, Air compressor, Water hose