Harley-Davidson recommends replacement of any tire punctured or damaged. In some cases small punctures in the tread area may be repaired from within the dismounted tire by your Harley-Davidson dealer. Speed should not exceed 80 km/h (50 mph) for the first 24 hours after repair and the repaired tire should NEVER be used over 130 km/h (80 mph). In emergency situations, if a temporary repair is made, ride slowly with as light a load as possible until the tire is permanently repaired or replaced. Failure to heed this warning could result in death or serious injury.

Tubeless tires may be repaired in the tread area only if the puncture is 6.4 mm (1/4 in.) or smaller. All repairs must be made from inside the tire.

Acceptable repair methods include a patch and plug combination, chemical or hot vulcanizing patches or head-type plugs. When repairing tires, use TIRE SPREADER (Part No. HD-21000) to spread the tire sidewalls.

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