Tyre puncture

My tyre has a puncture or is damaged

What should you do in the event of a puncture? Find out everything you need to know about spare tyres, their maintenance, the various methods to repair a punctured tyre (puncture repair kit) and the precautions to take when driving on a repaired tyre. Learn also how to detect tyre faults and damage: spot abnormal wear, lumps and cracks…for your own safety!

TPMS maintenance: everything you need to know

Mandatory on new vehicles since 1st November 2014, tyre pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) continually monitor the air...

Cracking and ageing of tyres

How to assess and slow down tyre ageing

Do you generally check your tread depth to know when to replace tyres? Did you know that other factors are just as impor...

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Tyre pressure, tread depth, spare wheel: the three things to check before a long car journey

Getting ready for a long car journey? Don't forget to check your tyres: after all, they’re the only point of contact bet...

How to detect abnormal tyre wear

Are you wondering if the condition of your tyres is normal? Do certain sections of the tread seem to be more worn than o...

Got a puncture: what should you do?

So you’re at the roadside with a flat tyre and you don’t know what to do? Or perhaps you just want to know what equipmen...

Fitting a spare wheel: instructions

Changing a flat tyre at the side of the road is always tricky, especially since a puncture always happens just at the mo...

Tyre bulges: not to be ignored!

Has a bulge formed on the sidewall of your tyre? Find out how to avoid an imminent blowout and a possible accident....

Flat spot: how to avoid tyre deformation after parking for a long time

After leaving your vehicle parked for a few days, or even a few weeks, do you feel your vehicle shakes slightly for the ...

3 simple techniques to measure tread depth in under a minute

Wondering if your tyres are still in good condition? Find out how to measure their tread depth to make sure you’re withi...

Run-flat tyre about to drive over a nail- will it be repairable?

Can run-flat tyres be repaired?

If you’ve punctured one of your run-flat tyres, you may be wondering whether it can be repaired or whether you need to b...

Repairing a puncture: what long lasting methods are available?

Repairing a puncture: what are the long-lasting methods?

If one of your tyres sustains a puncture, you may prefer to repair rather than change it. However, it’s important to kno...