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My passenger rear tire keeps going flat and I just recently discovered that the slightest movement of the valve stem causes air to rush out. Seems to be coming from the base of the stem. Can this be easily fixed? What needs to be done?

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Without looking at it. Your valve stem has a crack in it at the base. When your bending it the crack is large enough for the tires air to escape. A tire shop can break down the tire and pull the valve stem out. Then they put a new one in. Like PaViper said, ten to fifteen minutes and not a lot of money. Don't let them Viper tax you.
 

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Call the tire shop first, though. A lot of them don't have the equipment to remove/install a Viper rear tire from the rim. If you have trouble finding a tire shop that can do it, usually shops that specialize in selling rims will have the larger tire machine.
 

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You need to make sure that the tire store works with BBS wheels on a regular basis. They take a small diameter stem that isn't a normal stock item.
 

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Just took it to a local Express Tire and all that needed to be done was to tighten the valve stem from the inside. All is well now and it has been several days.

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