I did see the other day a container of "Slime" intended for fixing flats
that boldly claimed it was "safe for tire pressure sensors." YMMV
My 2015 did come with the flat kit, but I bought it used from the local
Nissan dealer. If I could put in another half a battery pack, it would
be perfect for my needs ;-)
Oberlin, OH 44074
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--Robert F. Kaufmann.
Cor van de Water via EV <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>
April 20, 2017 at 7:37 PM
I have heard (but never experienced) that is it expensive to replace
Of all Leafs that I have had/seen, only one still had the kit, I do
not know where
The kit went on the other ones (all were used cars, private purchase)
If you have roadside assistance, you can get a "free" tow home whereas
replacing the kit is expensive
And I think it also ruins the TPMS in the wheel, so you will need not
only to fix the tire, but also get a new TPMS,
Now the costs really start to add up for that little convenience,
instead of waiting for the tow truck....
To further open up my options, I managed to find someone selling a
The tire is pretty worn and old, but it is perfect as a spare wheel,
sitting in my garage.
If I get a flat, I can either arrange to bring the wheel to the car or
the car to the wheel
Before I have to take the damaged tire to the shop (or patch it myself
as I have done a couple times now)
Hope this gives some perspective,
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