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not been anywhere for a while
noticed that the front offside tyre is no longer round
pumped it up
gone flat again
examined the tyre and found a 1" screw
removed it
pumped up the tyre
gone flat again
took it to fixit place
seems they can't repair as the tyre is full of soundproofing "stuff"
is this covered by warranty/service/roving engineer?
car's only six months old :(
 

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The joys of motoring, my friend. I think every puncture I've had has been within 500 miles of getting new tyres fitted. Suck it up and pay the money.
 

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So how did that get in there? Are you the first owner?
dunno & yup
must have picked up on last journey
can't remember when/where/why!
 

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Have you got a space saver?

Or can you take the wheel to Tesla in a different vehicle?
managed to pump it up, stayed round long enough to get to fixit place (2 miles)

they called to say can't repair
£160 + labour +VAT
probably over £200 :(
 

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If you phone Tesla they will loan you a wheel while you get the broken one fixed.

Or just call a mobile tyre fitter.
 

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managed to pump it up, stayed round long enough to get to fixit place (2 miles)

they called to say can't repair
£160 + labour +VAT
probably over £200 :(
I paid less than that for my Model X tyres with a mobile fitter.
 

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The acoustic foam is not a reason they can’t fix it, I think Michelin even have a fact sheet explaining how. Some tyre places just can’t be bothered to educate themselves. That said, not all punctures can be fixed due to location (needs to be away from the tyre wall).

Bit late now but buy a dynaplug kit like NEW DYNAPLUG® CARBON ULTRALITE TUBELESS TYRE PUNCTURE REPAIR KIT FOR MOTORCYCLES & CARS: Amazon.co.uk: DIY & Tools and you can often fix them yourself. I’ve drive over a thousand miles on such a fix (by necessity) and no top up required.
 
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