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      09-26-2012, 06:35 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by Tom K. View Post
A RFT may be repaired like any other tire, unless it has been damaged by running while flat. Since most punctures result in a slow leak, some of us carry a 12 volt compressor so that a punctured RFT may be re-inflated en route to a repair facility and the tire safely repaired. The TPMS should warn you when a tire is deflated 25% below the base setting.

Since they cannot tell if it has been internally damaged, BMW dealers will generally not repair RFTs, but some tire shops will.


Thanks for sharing the post.
I dont know how true this is, but according to the BMW dealer, the RFT may be repaired but once it has been repaired, it will not last that long anymore due to the compound used in the tire itself ? is this true ?

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