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Monday, June 10, 2013

how long can I drive on the spare tire?

my tire blew out today and I got my spare tire on for now. my spare tire looks exactly like the other tires. how long can I drive on the spare tire? i have to travel probably a 40 - 60 miles round-trip tomorrow to sell a few things and won't have any money for a few days to get a new tire for my car. any help appreciated.


  1. if there's at least 2/32nd tread and no excessive weather checking nor cracking, you should be good to go for a long time but get the tire replaced or fixed.

  2. A full-size spare probably would wear the same as your regular tire.
    So I don't think you have anything to worry about using it until you
    can fix the other one.