Flat Tire Repair Plugging vs. Patching - This is why good shops will not plug your tire! | Flat tires have been problem we have or all will encounter as drivers. Plugging was the acceptable fix in the past - but like all things - times have changed.
Plugging is not the correct way to repair a tire. The tire should be removed from the rim for inspection. At that point you can determine if it is repairable. If it is to be repaired - then it should be a patch plug repair done from the inside of the tire.