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Old 12-13-2013, 06:11 PM
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Default Ice build up inside wheel rims?

Can,t say i never had this happen on any vehicle i owned. The ice built up and through the wheel balance off. I thought the front end went out! There were gobs of ice in the inside rim . Took it to the car wash [HAND WASH] and blasted as much as i could. Problem is ,its freakin cold up here.Anybody else having this problem? Stay warm
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Apparently it is rough up there in Butternut country.
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Had it happen all the time on my 06 sport with 20 inch rims, keep a short wood tool handle in the truck and bang out the ice before you drive away.
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Its even worse if you have those chrome clad wheels like on the SXT, they fill up with water and pool on one side, the water never drips out so it freezes there and then puts the wheels out of balance like crazy. Not sure what they was thinking when they made them wheels.
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Ice acts just like mud if it builds up.
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-12c here today and this morning - and it hasn't gone away yet - tire pressure warning on driver front... Could ice/snow be affecting TPMS?
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-12c here today and this morning - and it hasn't gone away yet - tire pressure warning on driver front... Could ice/snow be affecting TPMS?
I don't think it will effect the TPMS directly, but cold air condenses (shrinks) and causes the pressure to go down.
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My XD wheels wobble also. It was the weird warm weather and snow and then sub zero temps that froze everything up. My satellite dish is an ice cube on my house.
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