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Old 09-11-2012, 08:03 PM   #1
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I recently had my tires rotated, and ever since the rotation (although I may have not noticed it before when they were on the rear) that my two front tires lose air like nobodies business. I filled them up like a week, week and a half ago and when I went to check them today they were about 7 psi under spec. Does anyone know what could have caused this? I'm like a month and a half away from snow tires, then after the winter season I'm picking up new summer tires and wheels I just don't want it to happen with my snow tires as well.
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Old 09-11-2012, 09:58 PM   #2
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Apparently, air is leaking out somewhere. It must be coming through some sort of gap or opening where the wheel/tire assembly is not air tight.
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Old 09-11-2012, 10:34 PM   #3
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But what are the odds that it's BOTH tires?
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Old 09-13-2012, 08:02 PM   #4
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The tires are old correct and probably done. Rotating would have nothing to do with it. Unless your wheels have a bend or crack, make sure to look, as tey can be small.
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Apparently, air is leaking out somewhere. It must be coming through some sort of gap or opening where the wheel/tire assembly is not air tight.
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Old 09-13-2012, 08:28 PM   #6
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When u get new tires make sure they instal new valve stems cuz this could be the issue or the tires r just worn and not seating properly on the rim of your wheels.
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Old 09-13-2012, 10:11 PM   #7
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But what are the odds that it's BOTH tires?
Since pressure is dropping in both of them, apparently the odds are pretty good that both could have a leak.

There's really not much (not anything?) that we can do to find a leak through the internet.
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Old 09-14-2012, 02:44 AM   #8
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the tire place may have loosened the valve cores in an attempt to make you come back to get them replaced

seen this done in the past
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