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What might cause an inner tube to "behave" flat in a tire?

When searching for a tiny air leak, water is your friend. Your leak is tiny, at least at pressures available in a bare tube. Get a container full of water where you can immerse at least a section of ...
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What might cause an inner tube to "behave" flat in a tire?

When you inflate a tube that is not inside a tire, even if it balloons up a huge amount, you are only getting maybe 1-2 PSI (7–14 kPa). A tube that is not constrained by a tire will increase in size ...
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