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Flat spotted tyres – what would you fail them on?

Voting closed on 1st October 2022
Picture this: A vehicle comes in with a tyre heavily flat-spotted, so much so that it’s jumping around in the brake tester. There are no fails in the Inspection Manual for ‘tyre flat spotted’. What would you do?
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  • Only a fail if the flat spots are below 1.6mm tread depth
  • Fail for brake fluctuation
  • Refuse to test as it's not fit to be driven
  • Pass and advise
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Publish date
1st August 2022

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Voting closed on
1st October 2022

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