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Thread: slow air leak

  1. #1
    Seat Tester
    My Bike(s)
    1998 Suzuki Intruder 1500
    Wake Forest, NC

    slow air leak

    i had both tires (tubeless) replaced a few months ago...and about every 3 weeks i notice that the front one is a little low on air. any reason why that would be happening? it's a very slow leak, and there are no visible punctures. even after 3 weeks it's not incredibly low, just noticeable enough to know to fill it back up. any suggestions?

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  3. #2
    Lost but forgotten

    My Bike(s)
    2012 Ninja 1000 ABS, 2002 Bandit 1200 S, 2002 Honda XR50R, 1992 Honda CR125R
    St. Cloud, MN, USA
    Either there's some debris at the rim or the valve is leaking. Toss a little soapy water on there and you'll know instantly. Then take it back and ask them to fix it.

    Of course it is possible that you hit a nail and it flew out, leaving a nearly invisible tear.
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  4. #3
    I took the All Bran Challenge
    My Bike(s)
    Aldergrove, B.C., Canada
    I had that happen on my goldwing. The bead seal on the rim was not proper.
    I took it back and they redid.

  5. #4
    Seat Tester
    My Bike(s)
    1998 Suzuki Intruder 1500
    Wake Forest, NC
    thanks guys...i'll have them check it out.


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