Tire Plug Repair Kit - 1AXAA00002


The 1A Auto T-Handle Tire Repair Kit includes everything you need to repair a leaking tire:

  • T-Handle reamer tool
  • T-Handle split eye hook insertion tool
  • (5) - 4 Inch Plugs
  • Tube of Rubber Cement Solution
  • Cutoff Knife
  • Instructions


- Pistol grip handles for comfortable use of reamer and hook tool

- Repair tire leaks while wheel is still on vehicle

- For Auto, Truck and SUV applications


- Reamer - 5.25 inches long

- Hook Tool - 5.25 inches long

- Plugs - 4 inches x 1/4 inch

Item Condition: New

WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.


Please inspect this part carefully prior to installation and contact us with any questions BEFORE attempting to install it. Due to the nature of this part, our 60-day warranty covers exchanges only. Parts that have been installed, neglected, or modified in any way are not eligible for this exchange.

  1. step : Identifying the Leak (0:36)
    • Identify potential sources of the leak
    • Mix dish soap and water in a bucket
    • Pour soapy water over the tire
    • Look for bubbles at potential leaky spots
    • Check the bead and the valve stem
  2. step : Removing the Foreign Object (2:33)
    • Apply rubber solution to the reamer
    • Pull out the nail (or other foreign object) with needle nose pliers
    • Note the path that the nail has traveled
    • Be careful of air pressure when the nail is removed
  3. step : Patching the Tire (3:23)
    • Coat the reamer with rubber solution
    • Work the reamer into the hole, in the path the nail had followed
    • Bend one patch in half
    • Apply rubber solution to the folded end
    • Push the patch onto the pin, past the hook
    • The patch should be centered on the hook
    • Push the reamer in and out until it slides out easily
    • Push the patch in with the pin until about half an inch of patch sticks out
    • Give the pin a quarter-turn and pull it out
    • Use a razor blade to trim the patch to the level of the tire
  4. step : Checking the Tire (6:07)
    • Reinflate the tire to the correct pressure
    • Use the soapy water to check that there are no leaks

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Razor Blade / Gasket Scraper

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Soapy Water

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Needle nose pliers

  • Specialty Tools

  • Tire Plug / Patch Kit

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Part #: 1AXAA00002

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How-to Video:

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