Twice this year we’ve seen tires that have failed due to a failed rope plug. While plugs were once the norm in tire repair, they are now outdated and the plug patch system is the better and safer way to go.
Cooper Tires recently published an article that highlights proper tire repair.
If you have a tire that’s losing air, have it inspected by a professional to determine the correct repair. Your tires are what keep your car connected to the ground – don’t risk your safety with an outdated plug.