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    AJRK is offline Cadillac Owners Member
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    Tire Valve Stems and TPMS

    Hi all, just got a 2014 ATS 2.0T and this is the first car I've owned with TPMS. I always put aftermarket chrome valve cover sleeves and caps on my cars, but I'm wondering if that has any effect on the TPMS?
    Does anyone use these on their cars?


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    MoistCabbage is offline Cadillac Owners 10000+ Posts
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    Makes no difference, as long as they fit correctly, go for it.

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    nissanite is offline Cadillac Owners Member
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    Re: Tire Valve Stems and TPMS

    TIA a tire industry icon says no. May cause corrosion. Be careful

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    It will not affect tpms in any way, however I have seen lots of metal caps corroded on the valve stem and you then have break off and replace, I'd suggest against it.

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    Re: Tire Valve Stems and TPMS

    Maybe a dab of grease or anti seize on the threads would help ensure the caps come off.

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