metal caps on tyre pressure tubes

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milo
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metal caps on tyre pressure tubes

Post by milo » Fri May 19, 2017 7:35 pm

was given metal audi tyre pressure caps instead of the rubber ones . just tried to fill tyres could i get them off . no . had to take the car to the dealer who had great trouble getting them off and replaced them with the rubber ones . so beware


Dave
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Re: metal caps on tyre pressure tubes

Post by Dave » Sat May 20, 2017 11:44 am

Good tip. I have the rubber ones and will now keep it that way
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silus
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Re: metal caps on tyre pressure tubes

Post by silus » Wed May 31, 2017 10:30 am

I've had this in the past having had put metal caps on and they completely seized up. Had to take the car to a garage who ended up cutting them off and advising to always use plastic ones as they see it so often. Have never used metal ones again.


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