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After airing up my tires today my rear tube was hissing from the valve. Upon further inspection I realized the valve core will not properly seal back. I know on car tires they can replace the valve core. Is this worth doing on the bike tube? It would save me the $5 I would spend on a new tube, but am not sure if it is worth the trouble.
I can check into the removal tool and a new valve core if it is readily available and inexpensive, such as from an autoparts store.
Thanks for the help!
 

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After airing up my tires today my rear tube was hissing from the valve. Upon further inspection I realized the valve core will not properly seal back. I know on car tires they can replace the valve core. Is this worth doing on the bike tube? It would save me the $5 I would spend on a new tube, but am not sure if it is worth the trouble.
I can check into the removal tool and a new valve core if it is readily available and inexpensive, such as from an autoparts store.
Thanks for the help!
The valve core may just be loose. The tool is cheap, or even free. The most common is built into a valve cap. Most tire sealants come with the tool.
 
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