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With the production dates on some 1999 models going all the way back to 09/99 and with their spare tires sometimes going back all the way to early 1999, making them now 11 years old, I'm wondering when you should replace a spare tire? Basically, how old does a spare tire have to be to be unsafe to drive on?
 

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my spare tire is the same one when i bought the car back in 2003. i don't even know if there is air since i haven't use it, let me check tonight.
 

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My guess is it would be fine since the tire isn't subjected to the same weathering as a tire that is outside of the car. It's pretty protected from the heat, cold and UV rays.
 
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