# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Small Engine Technology II Task 929041117

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Repair tire using internal patch.

Definition

Repair should include
  • removing tire from wheel
  • reaming injury hole
  • cleaning area
  • applying glue
  • installing patch
  • stitching patch
  • applying liner sealer
  • reinstalling tire
  • verifying integrity of patch.

Process/Skill Questions

  • Why should you use an internal patch as opposed to a rope plug?
  • What is the repairable area of the tire? Explain.
  • What is the largest hole that can be successfully repaired?