Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Yes. As long as the puncture is in the repairable area of the tire and the tire is in good condition, it can be professionally repaired Inform the shop technician that Slime is in the tire.
If pre-existing damage is present, we do not recommend using Slimes. Slime’s Emergency Tire Sealant formula is intended to be used as a temporary emergency repair in passenger vehicles.
Slime sealant is a liquid that may dry out over long periods of time. For maximum puncture protection and optimal performance, we recommended that Slime be replaced after 2 years. For most tires and tubes, this will also be the time period for replacement due to wear and tear.
No. After installation, Slime will remain liquid for up to 2 years. The Slime is actually a delivery system for fibers, rubber particles and other sealing agents. As the liquid gets forced out through the puncture, it carries along with it the larger puncture repairing ingredients which pack into and seal the hole, preventing air loss.
Many new cars on the market today do not come with a spare tire. They come with a Flat Tire Repair Kit. Flat tire repair kits are a quick and easy way to repair a flat tire in an emergency. They come with two important components: tire repair sealant and a tire inflator. In just a few simple steps, you insert the tire sealant and then air up the tire and get on your way.