How to Fix a Flat Tyre on the Highway When There’s No Spare

I can’t begin to describe the feeling you get when you realize you’ve got a flat tyre on the highway in the middle of nowhere, far from civilization or aid. It’s an ordeal that no one should have to go through. However, it is possible that this will occur. If you’re unlucky enough to find yourself stranded on the side of the road with a flat tyre, you’ll know that it can be a tricky process to fix. If you’re in a hurry, this can be particularly frustrating, as you’ll likely have to wait for someone to come by and help you. But what if there’s no one around? In this situation, you’ll need to know how to fix a flat tyre on the highway when there’s no spare. Read on to learn more about this handy technique!

There are a few things you can do to fix the problem and get back on the road. First, try to find a safe place to pull over. If you can’t find a safe place to stop, put on your hazard lights and slowly move to the side of the road. Once you’re safely pulled over, there are a few things you can do to fix the problem.

Use A Tyre Sealant

One option is to use a tyre sealant. You can find these at most auto stores. There are various types in stores. You need the ones that is suitable for an emergency situation. Just follow the directions on the package and make sure you have enough to seal the entire tyre. It’s important to have a tyre sealant available in your trunk at all times. The video below illustrates. You can order an emergency tyre sealant HERE.

Emergency Tyre Sealant. You can place order for one HERE
Permanent Tyre Sealantant. You can place order for one HERE

Call For Help

Another option is to call for help. If there is mobile network where you are, you can call for roadside assistance. You can use this helpful platform called autoNTZ that can use your location to find the nearest auto assistance, that you may not have even known was available to come to your help, give them a call and they’ll come and change your tyre for you.

About Nonso Okafor

I've worked as a technical support representative in major auto centers in Nigeria for more than twenty years. I have dealt with a variety of problems in my capacity as a customer service representative and auto diagnostics expert. I'm committed to assisting people in properly maintaining their automobiles and in appreciating this magnificent innovation known as an automobile.

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