Got a flat tire, no problem here is how you can get it fixed and get back on your wheels – absolutely FREE. We have lived through the era of AAA, rather until lately if you have a car or two, you have to have AAA coverage. Until now AAA coverage have proven to be useful
- When you get a flat tire
- Battery suddenly die
- Need a jumpstart
- Tow your car to a repair center incase of breakdown
- Fuel delivery when your car ran out of gas
- Locksmith service
So many advantages at a meager annul price of $66 (offcourse prices vary from state to state). Insurance companies finally stepped into AAA’s turf and started offering the very same services as add on to its customers. For last 2 years I am without AAA and doing just fine. My insurance company Geico is offering all AAA coverage for FREE. If I need roadside assistance, I can call a dedicated Geico Roadside assistance line and get my car running again. With 1 battery replacement and 2 flat tires, so far I am pleased with this add-on offered by my insurance at absolutely no additional cost to me. If you are customer with other insurance companies (Progrssive, Liberty, All state, State Farm) mostly all insurance companies offer this complimentary benefits.
However that covers only the half part. Now after you got a flat tire, you have called the roadside assistance and that the roadside assistance crew have replaced the flat time with the spare one. What to do with the flat tire and how to get it fixed for FREE. Here is list of stores that will patch, repair and remount it for free.
1. Pep Boys
National Automobile Component and parts store Pep Boys offer Free Flat tire repair. Flat tires are an unfortunate fact of life. Whether it is a slow leak, a leaky valve stem or a tire puncture, Pep Boys has what you need to get safely on the road again. Pet Biys are always busy and it is better to make appointment in order to avoid longer wait time
While Pep Boys technician is working on fixing you flat tire, you can sit in the customer service lounge or checkout the store offers for huge savings. Checkout here for Pep Boys Coupons and Discounts on
- Synthetic Oil Change Coupons
- Vehicle Alignment Coupons
- Brake Job Coupons
- Wheel Balancing Coupons
- Discount Oil Change Coupons
2. Walmart Automobile center
Your friendly neighborhood store Walmart offers flat tire repair. While most Walmart locations now have Auto Service center, it is better to call your local Walmart and confirm the hours and timing. No appointment is required and Walmart Auto center allows walk-in. While you shop in the store, Walmart auto center will take care of your car.
Catch: In order to get it fixed for Free, you need to buy the tire along with road hazard protection. Your tires purchased from the Walmart Tire Center are eligible for repairs or replacement depending on the extent of the damage. Repairable punctures are fixed free of charge and meet the Rubber Manufacturers Association guidelines. Otherwise Walmart charges a small $10 fees.
3. Discount Tire
National tire chain Discount Tire will fix your flat tire for Free. Walk-ins are welcome and no appointments are necessary. Get your flat tire to Discount Tire showroom and let them do the rest. You can sit in the front office watching TV and free coffee while your flat tire is getting repaired. Remember, a flat tire can be repaired only under certain conditions
- Per Industry guidelines, repair of punctures of up to 1/4″ in diameter in a tire’s tread area
- Usually 2 repair per tire are allowed
- Puncture near Tire’s should area can not be repaired (or not allowed)
- Long cuts – especially if it has cut tire’s steel belts
These industrial guidelines are to protect you and your family while driving in the car. Do not take risk and deviate from the guidelines as trying to save cost of tire replacement when necessary is not worth your and your family members life. For all other minor punctures Discount Tire is there. The technician will always check tire damage against the RMA guidelines to ensure proper repair. This limitation applies to all Tire retailers and no one would advice your to take risk while driving.
Find Discount tire location near you
4. Evans Tire
Evans Tire is Southern California based Tire erectile with over 20 plus locations. Walk into any Evns Tire location near you to get your flat tire fixed for Free. Plus Evans Tire offers Free Alignment check. Find Evans tire location near you
5. Express Tire
Express Tire is another California based Tire retailer chain. Express tire specialize in oil and brake change as main business, plus Tire replacement and tire alignment. You will find many coupons on Oil change and Break inspection. You may find lesser than average wait time at Express Tire than other similar retailer (Pep Boys – do book the appointment as average waiting time is longer). Check Express Tire location near you here.
Trusted name in Brakes and Muffler also does lot of tire repair and replacement service. Visit the Monroe store near you and get your flat tire patched and remounted for Free. Some Monro location offers coupon for Free inspection and discounted oil change with prices as low as $14.95.
Check the coupons and offers before you head over to Monro so you can make most out of your trip.