How much does it cost to fix a slashed tire?
On average, tire puncture repair will cost you between $10 and $20.
The repair will involve getting the tire patched.
Some tire dealers will repair a punctured tire for free if you purchased your tire from them.
Can a slashed tires be patched?
Tires have cords that run all around the tread of the tire, the part the makes contact with the road. But on the sidewall, those cords aren’t there. So, there’s just no way for a plug to fill that hole. The patch won’t hold, and it’s going to continue to leak.
What to do when your tires are slashed?
Either way, the first thing you should do after noticing your slashed tires is to call the police and file an initial police report within 24 hours of the incident. The police may keep an extra eye out in a area that is reporting numerous slashed tires.
When can a tire not be patched?
Do not repair a tire if the injury extends into the shoulder or sidewall area. In this situation, the tire must be replaced. Punctures greater than ¼ of an inch or 6mm are prohibited.