I just tightened the bolts on my spare tire mount for the first time ever. They were seized, and I had to loosen them with WD40, but not it is back to rock solid. Not sure how long it was like that either.
2017 Escape 5.0 TA (someday soon, I hope
2015 Ford F150 Lariat 3.5L EcoBoost
2009 Escape 19 (previous)
“Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.” — Abraham Lincoln