We asked AAA Mid Atlantic how much a pothole mishap could cost you and here are the averages for the Washington region.

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Flat tire repair: average cost, $24.99

Replace a tire: $50 to $400

Front end alignment: $79 to $89

Replacement of an aluminum rim or wheel: $300 to $500

Wheel balance: average $13 per tire

Source: AAA Mid Atlantic