i have a 2012 honda civic , got a nail in my tire , i was told i had to buy 2 tires because there is 4/32 differances between my tires and new tires and will cause transmission problems is this true

Asked by Jan 01, 2015 at 08:10 PM about the 2012 Honda Civic LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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First, a simple nail in the tread can be fixed, unless the sidewall was punctured. But NO. 1/8" difference is not going to cause transmission problems...if your tires are fairly good, put the new one on the rear if it can't be repaired and matching treads on front

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Who's telling you this? If it's a shop trying to sell you tires get the hell out of there pronto. Go to a service station and get the tire plugged. Unless the hole from the nail is high up on the sidewall, it can be plugged. Shouldn't cost you more than $15-20 for a plug.

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I agree with both above answers.

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Good evening fordnut. HAPPY NEW YEAR.

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Back At Ya dandy. All the best 2015 to you and yours

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