years ago Western Auto repaired a puncture my dad brought in. The rubber between the tread blocks looked to have been re-melted. It didn't bubble, I'm my assumption was this was also done on the interior.
Anyone seen this?
Reminds me of a tire fix I had done on my Focus years ago.
Problem was the front tire had a nail in it, so I was losing air.
Shop told me since the tire affected is on the front, all I'd have to do is turn the wheels so the nail was exposed.
Once it was showing, he had some "goop" on something that looked like pipe cleaner attached to something with a "T" handle.
In one quick motion, the mechanic yanked out the nail with some pliers, then shoved the pipe cleaner goop into the hole.
He then proceeded to cut off the excess goopy thing, and all was well.
That was the fastest tire repair I'd ever seen.
Didn't even need to lift the car or remove the tire.
Never had a problem with that tire for the rest of the time I owned the car.