Fix-A-Flat Alexander City AL

Local resource for Fix-A-Flat in Alexander City, AL. Includes detailed information on local businesses that give access to tire inflator, tire sealant, tire repair, emergency seals, rubber compound, and other car care products, as well as advice and content on how to fix a flat tire.

S & S Discount Tire
(256) 215-8822
857 Cherokee Rd
Alexander City, AL
Specialty
Air Conditioning Repair, Brakes, Tires/Wheels, Transmission, Wheel Alignment
Hours
Mon:7:30 am-5:00 pm
Tue:7:30 am-5:00 pm
Wed:7:30 am-5:00 pm
Thu:7:30 am-5:00 pm
Fri:7:30 am-5:00 pm
Sat:7:30 am-12:00 am
Sun:(Closed)
Payment
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Mac\S Tire & Service Center, Llc
(256) 234-5005
553 Alexander City Shopping Center
Alexander City, AL
Services
Government Sales Deliveries,Participates In Goodyear National Promotions,Offers Goodyear Credit Card,Services National Account Customers

Wal-Mart
(256) 234-0316
2643 Highway 280
Alexander City, AL
Hours
Monday - Friday: 7:00AM-7:00PM, Saturday: 7:00AM-7:00PM, Sunday: 9:00AM-6:00PM,

S & S Discount Tire
(256) 215-8822
857 Cherokee Rd
Alexander City, AL
Hours
Monday - Friday: 7:00AM-5:30PM, Saturday: 7:00AM-5:30PM,

Wal-Mart Supercenter
(256) 234-2603
2643 Highway 280
Alexander City, AL
Services
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

S&S Discount Tire
857 Cherokee Road
Alexander City, AL
Hours
Monday: 7:30 am - 5:00 pm Tuesday: 7:30 am - 5:00 pm Wednesday: 7:30 am - 5:00 pm Thursday: 7:30 am - 5:00 pm Friday: 7:30 am - 12:00 pm Saturday: Closed Sunday: Closed

Goautomotive Consultants
(256) 794-3634
2190 Hwy 280
Alexander City, AL
Specialty
Air Conditioning Repair, Brakes, Exhaust Repair, Front End Repair, General Automotive Repair, Glass Replacement, Inspection & Diagnostic, Lubrication Service, Machine Shop Service, Maintenance, Radiator Repair, Sound System Installation, Tires/Wheels, Towing Service, Transmission, Upholstery, Wheel Alignment
Hours
Mon:8:00 am-12:00 pm
Tue:8:00 am-12:00 pm
Wed:(Closed)
Thu:8:00 am-12:00 pm
Fri:8:00 am-12:00 pm
Sat:(Closed)
Sun:(Closed)
Payment
Cash

Firestone Tire Centers
(256) 234-3761
857 Cherokee Rd
Alexander City, AL
Services
Tire Shops

Mac''s Tire & Service
(256) 234-5005
553 Alex City Shopping C
Alexander City, AL
Services
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

McGriff Auto Service, Inc.
(334) 625-9995
1614 Bell St.
Montgomery , AL
Hours
Monday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Memberships and Certifications
Certifications : ASE
Services
Air Conditioning/Heating, Alternator, Battery, Belts & Hoses, Clutch Cylinder, Cooling System, Diagnostics, Electrical System, Exhaust Systems, Filters & Fluids, Fuel Injector, Fuel System, Headlight/Headlamp, Ignition, Oil Pump, Radiator, Shocks & Struts, Spark Plugs, Starter, Timing Belt, Tune-Up, Brakes, Full Service Mechanic, Oil Change, Tires, Transmissions
Service Types and Repair
Acura, Aston Martin, Audi, Auto Drivetrain, Auto Engine, Auto, Bentley, BMW, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Classic Car, Dodge, Emergency Auto, Exotic Car, Fiat, Ford, GMC, Honda, Hyundai, Infiniti, Isuzu, Jaguar, Jeep, Kia, Land Rover, Lexus, Lincoln, Lotus, Mazda, Mercedes Benz, Mitsubishi, Motorcycle/ATV, Nissan, Pontiac, Porsche, RV/Bus, Saab, Saturn, Small Engine, Subaru, Suzuki, Toyota, Truck, Volkswagen, Volvo

Save That Tire

By Bill Siuru   

Flat tires are rare today, but they do happen, especially if you drive an older vehicle. Here are a few tips that can mean help increase the chances that the tire can be saved and repaired.

If a tire starts losing air, it is critical that it be repaired before being driven any distance. Underinflated tires can be damaged beyond repair when driven even very short distances. Most of us have experienced tire going flat and it being destroyed while merely pulling onto the roadside to get out of traffic to change the tire.

Those aerosol sealants and inflators like “Fix-a-Flat” are only designed for temporary repairs so you can drive to a safe location and not as a permanent fix. If you have someone else repair the tire, tell them that you have used one of these products since some use flammable gases, such as butane, propane or isobutane. Naturally, don’t smoke when using them. Sometimes using them and then driving on the temporarily repaired tire may render the tire un-repairable.

Punctures up to 1/4" in diameter in car and light truck tires, when confined to the tread, can usually be repaired. However, they must be removed from the wheel and repaired using an inside repair unit and a plug. Outside-in or on-the-wheel repairs are not acceptable. Thus, using only a plug is not an acceptable repair for a puncture. The inner liner should be sealed with the appropriate sealing material. There are different materials and techniques for bias and radial tires, so it is important to use the correct one to the particular tire type. Done properly, repaired sidewalls can be as safe and strong as the remainder of the tire.

Fill small nail holes with vulcanizing material to keep the hole from growing, to cause belt separation, or prevent moisture and contamination from entering the casing.

Never use a tube in a tubeless tire as a substitute for a proper repair.

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