Introduction: How to Fix a Flat Car Tire

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My car got a nail in the tire and rather than bring it to the garage to have them plug it, I did and took some pics.

This instructable will show you how to patch your car tire.

Step 1: Tools

You'll need:
- Car jack
- Lug wrench (or socket)
- Pliers
- Knife or Knips

- Patch kit

Step 2: Pull Out

Take the wheel off.
I jacked it up, removed the wheel.

Then I used a pair of pliers to pull the nail out.

Step 3: Reamed Out.

Ream the hole a few times with the reaming tool.

Don't go crazy with the reamer, you can make the hole to big for the plug to fit in.

Step 4: Plug Tuning

Insert the plug in to the plug tool, so the plug is centered.

Then cover the plug and tip of the tool with rubber cement.

Step 5: Keep Pluggin'

Now insert the plug in the hole all the way.

Step 6: Pull the Plug

Pull the plug tool out.

Cut the remaining plug off.

Let it dry and pump the tire back up.

Your done.