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Well, not too long in Essex!!!!!!
 

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Get a bit of corrosion under them and they may stick. Happened on Ford fitted metal caps on the Mondeo around 2009 with TPMS and it was a new valve requierd ect. At owners cost of course.

Anyone else remember that? May have occured in other Ford models too.
 

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A friend of mine had them on his fiesta black and they were stuck solid and could not get them off for ages,,not sure how he got them off.when he did get them off he bined them and went back to the plastic ones.

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Yes well Ford used aluminium caps on brass valve stems, magic mix in salty environment. What were they thinking, ah that vague experience.
 
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Yes well Ford used aluminium caps on brass valve stems, magic mix in salty environment. What were they thinking, ah that vague experience.
exactly that.. Galvanic corrosion... If youre keen to retain the metal caps, I'd smear it up with silicone grease which will help, you'll still get rapid degradation of the metal (cap) however.
 

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As a freebie when I purchased my previous motor, Land Rover sent a set of metal caps in a fancy box with a welcome letter. I never fitted mine but a few months later loads of folk on the Disco forum couldn’t remove them and were chasing JLR to pay for them to be removed free at the dealers.
 

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I fitted some to an Insignia and as mentioned they seized on, damaged the threads on the pressure sensing valves, sold the car soon after
 
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