This is for a rear outer tire...
July 2013: I was having an air leak. Dealer said the original (from Forest River) tire valve extender had a crack so replaced it with a new one. All was good.
This spring: I got new tires thanks to the Michelin recall. The tire dealer re-installed all the extenders.
Last couple weeks: I am getting an air leak again. Same tire as before (but of course a new tire now). Same tire valve extender that was replaced a little over a year ago.
So, newer extender and tire - what is causing the air leak?
I removed the extender tonight to see if the air leak would go away but I have a couple questions in the meantime:
The extender is actually two parts. The curved part and then essentially a second extender it appears. Seems like more potential for problems. I think (???) the second extender may not have been screwed on tight to the curved part. Could that have been the source of the air leak (not sure if there is pressure there without the end being pushed in)?
A valve cap has never fit over the second extender - not sure if that's normal or not?
Pics attached - hopefully that helps show the replacement tire valve extender.
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