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Tyre pressure problem

Speedo Nov 27, 2006

  1. Speedo

    Speedo Member

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    Anyone else had any problems with tyre pressure on a specific tyre. I have a A3 1998 1.8t and the front left tyre always seem to go down more quickly than all of the others. I have recently had the tyres changed, im beginning to think it might be the alloy - any ideas or suggestions?

    Just to give you an idea all the tyres were on 30 and the front left on 25.
     
  2. Quattro_Lew

    Quattro_Lew All Torque

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    ive noticed the same thing on my 2000 quattro, front left tyre always goes down quicker, doesnt bother me too much as i top up every week, just one of those things
     
  3. rodenal

    rodenal Active Member

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    Sounds like ur rim is dented, maybe only slightly - if it becomes a problem either replace it or get some1 to glue the tyre to the rim for you to make a better seal
     
  4. Speedo

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    I already had the tyre re-sealed... looks like it is the rim, but it doesnt look dented!!

    Thanks
     
  5. Timbo

    Timbo Slowest car ever round the Top Gear track?!?

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    Dodgy valve?
     
  6. alecblack

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    I had that problem too where one of my tyres kept going down more than others and it turned out to be the rim. I was told that it escaped from under the paint within the inside flat part of the alloy and made its way to the outside face of the alloy.
     
  7. Speedo

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    can the rim be repaired?
     

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