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Silly Tire Pump question...


Old 07-23-06, 01:19 PM
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Silly Tire Pump question...

I have pumped up a lot of tires with my Park bike tire pump but it is only a couple of seasons old. It still works but is starting to squeal when I pump. Not sure if the seal is going dry or if the seal is failing. Again, it still works but is making quite a racket. Anybody else have this happen. Is the seal serviceable and/or can or should it be greased periodically?
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I use an antique Silca floor pump. All the leather gaskets are replaceable and can be found on Ebay. Maybe the same with your pump?

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