You may find that your tire pressure is slowly dropping, and commonly the cause is a nail, screw or other small object stuck in the tire tread. This is very common, and often an easy repair by a local tire shop.
If you are noticing tire pressure dropping it's important to address as quickly as possible to avoid further damage. Allowing the tire pressure to drop too low can be dangerous or cause the tire to be irreparable, as it may lead do sidewall damage. Check tire pressure frequently, and if you have already added air once and the drop continues get it checked out by a trusted tire shop as soon as possible.
One other common cause for a tire to lose air pressure is a wheel that is not properly sealed. This is also typically easy to address at a local tire shop, if the wheel and tire and in condition and simply need to be remounted with a proper seal.
If you have a nail, screw, or another object near the corner or on the sidewall of your tire, this cannot be repaired, and most reputable tire shops will not provide this type of service.
The reason being this is can be dangerous, as the side of the tire carries a significant load compared the middle of the tread, so a repair in this area may not hold and could cause a tire to blow while in use.
The safe move is to simply replace the tire with a new one.
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