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Running Skid Steer on flat tire

Discussion in 'Compact Wheel Loaders' started by longislandcat, Feb 7, 2015.

  1. longislandcat

    longislandcat New Member

    Feb 7, 2015
    I drove my caterpillar skid steer 3 blocks from where I am to clear a persons driveway of snow . While
    I was there the back tire partially popped off the rim. I drove the machine home like that. Could this have done any
    damage to machine other then the rim or tire such as the gears.
  2. old-iron-habit

    old-iron-habit Senior Member

    Nov 23, 2012
    Retired Cons't. Supt./Hospitals
    Moose Lake, MN
    It should be fine.
  3. Steve Frazier

    Steve Frazier Founder

    Oct 31, 2003
    LaGrangeville, N.Y.
    You may have gotten away with no damage at all, or isolated to the tire and rim. I had a similar thing happen to my skid steer while clearing snow, I wasn't aware the tire had gone flat. Tore the bead of the tire up enough to where it wouldn't seal, I had a tube installed and it works fine.