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Old 05-19-13, 11:00 AM   #1
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I have a 2009 IS 250 AWD. I have a slow leak in one of the back tires - have received a low tire alert 4 times in the last month and had to put air in the tire.

All 4 tires have about 32K miles on them. Do I need to replace all 4 run flats at the same time or can I just replace 2? If I replace 2, does it matter whether the new ones are put on the front or the back of an AWD vehicle?

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Old 05-20-13, 10:43 AM   #2
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Generally on an AWD vehicle you would like the tread depth of the 2 tires you are buying to be within 2/32nds of an inch of the 2 worn tires you are keeping. So with 32K on them, I would assume you are pretty well worn and would most likely need 4 new tires.

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