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Jeep LIberty 2006 valve stem broke off

A nice gentleman offered to use his wrench to take off the last metal cap (I replaced the rest w/plastic for this reason) on my valve stem so that I could put air in the tire and it broke off with the cover still on it. The tire went fully flat, so I put on the spare. The guy at the garage said that they are expensive and he had no idea what to do with it, so we put the flat tire on the back of the Jeep.

With the sensor system, what do I need to do to have the valve stem replaced? Do I have to go somewhere special? Can they use what came off to put into a new valve stem or do I have to end up buying some overpriced part with overpaying for someone to install it??

Any info would be great!
Thanks,
CW

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  • Richard Scordino May 11, 2010

    Another stupid "gizmo" which is totally unnecessary on any vehicle.
    Any decent repair shop can do this work or, bring it to a dealer. Personally I'd try and find a way to disable that system and use "normal" valves.Anyone who is too dumb to use a tire gauge should not be driving in the first place!!! I know this is not a clarification but this kind of thing makes me really angry!!!


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Just go to a tire store. They can resolve your problem quickly. A valve stem is a common item.

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