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Old 04-30-08, 02:35 PM   #1
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Help: need parts for Zefal floor pump

The head on my Zefal Husky floor pump won't hold an airtight seal between the pump head and a schrader valve or presta adapter anymore. The Zefal website says there's supposedly a replacement rubber ring available, or replacement head but I can't find anyone who sells those. So, I either need to find a compatible pump head or hose. Has anyone found a U.S. source for Zefal pump parts, or used/adapted a head or hose from another manufacturer's pump on a Zefal? Let me know.

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Old 05-01-08, 04:49 PM   #2
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Have you contacted the factory? They were very helpful in getting me some new rubber when my HPX started leaking. Zefal.com
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(Note: I am not allowed to post URLs, so I have modified the URLs below. Hopefully, you can reconstruct the original URLs by removing the whitespaces.)

I found myself with the same problem as Richbiker. I have a 25-year old Husky floor pump which progressively wore down, eventually leaking so much air that I couldn't use it anymore. Both the Schrader and Presta washers were worn out. I emailed the manufacturer, and received a nice reply from Zefal. They said that they no longer make the replacement rubber washers for this model. They recommended replacing the entire hose with a Z-Switch Connector (https :// http://www.amazon.com/Zefal-Z-Switch...dp/B01LFM0QCI/). It is listed on their website for about 10 Euros. The only US supplier that I could find was on Amazon for $62. I wasn't willing to pay that much for a hose, so I tried to fix this some other way.

For the Preta adapter (which fits in front of the Schrader thumblock), Zefal describes the replacement part as "Presta adaptor with chain" (http :// http://www.zefal.com/en/pumps/251-pr...husky-pump.htm), which is listed for 4.90 Euros. Unfortunately, I could not find a US retailer for this part. However, I did find the rubber washer that fits inside this adapter on Amazon (https :// http://www.amazon.com/ZEFAL-Replacem...dp/B00629S00U/) for $4.38 + $4.49 shipping. It is slightly tight initially, but after a few uses, it seems to work quite well.

For the leaking Schrader washer, I hacked it. I found some old replacement washers for the Zefal HPX frame pump in my storage box, I think this is called the "Zefal Husky Schrader Valve Washer with Thumblock" on Amazon (https :// http://www.amazon.com/Zefal-Replacem...dp/B0040DSQRM/), going for $2.70 + $4.49. This replacement kit for the HPX pump comes with 2 washers, one of them is a Schrader washer that is almost a match for the Husky floor pump. It is just a little too long. I fixed that problem by taking a kitchen knife and slicing off maybe 1 mm off the bottom end of the washer (the end facing the pump, not the bike valve). And what do you know, it works!

I now have a 25 year old Husky floor pump that no longer leaks air. Total cost of repair, around $8 for me (around $15 if I had to buy both washers). Hope this helps.

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If you use the pump for presta only, you can cut the end off the existing pump hose and add one of these: SKS BRASS CHUCK TRACK STIRRUP FLOOR PUMP HEAD PRESTA VALVES I've been using mine for decades and only today found this one listed SKS BRASS CHUCK TRACK STIRRUP FLOOR PUMP HEAD PRESTA VALVES | eBay I can't find a US seller. It's been one of the best bike accessories I ever bought. Slips on and off the presta valve with almost no effort so it never destroys the valve tip.

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