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Licit
04-13-2005, 09:16 PM
I have been losing air at the rate of about 5 psi every couple weeks. Been going and putting air in, but that is a task in itself. I know the valve core needs tightened or loosened since when I am putting air in alot still comes out. I have a tire valve tool I just wondered if anyone knows whether my situation means I need to screw the valve core in or out?
Thanks, Tim

Malaclypse
04-13-2005, 10:40 PM
Screw the valve core in tighter.. However it might not be sealing around the poppet portion of the valve. That would require replacement.

tenspeed
04-14-2005, 09:07 AM
You can squirt a little water, dish soap or WD40 in there to see if it's leaking.