Question about Mongoose Exile 26 Men's Full-Suspension Mountain Bike

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My bike got a wobbly tire basically right when i bought it

How can i fix it or how much do you think it will cost for a bike repair shop to fix? It's a mongoose front suspension 26'' bike

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  • nburia Feb 25, 2009

    sorry I meant to say my wheel wobbles not just the tire, but it was a cheap bike only 100 bucks

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    brandonmanue Jun 12, 2012

    \\your bearings are gone

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    brandonmanue Jun 12, 2012

    \\your bearings are gone

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The cheapest way is to buy a new tube to see if that was the problem. Sometimes tubes can inflate bigger at one area than others. If not check to see if the rim is true, meaning that it is not bent, if so replace. It could also be the tire.

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  • Ken Mangione Mar 12, 2009

    if your wheel wobbles then you need a new rim.

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Actually i used to take the wheel off and jump on the high spots on opposite sides of the rim sometimes this works

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