Picture of Fix a Leaky CO2 Airsoft Pistol Seal
If you have any experience with Airsoft, you probably know that CO2 pistols like to leak.

There are two types of leaks: Valve leaks and seal leaks.

If gas is coming out the barrel, that is a valve leak and a lot harder to fix.

If gas is coming out the seal around the tip of the cartridge, that is a seal leak.
This is how to fix seal leaks.

Step 1: Materials

Picture of Materials
You need:
  • The leaky gun in question
  • Full cartridge
  • Teflon plumbers tape, available at any hardware store that is worth shopping at.
  • Silicone spray lubricant or Paintball marker oil. Do not use any other type of oil, it will freeze and damage the seal even more.
Trying this now...
_pantera_2 years ago
I got a gun exactly like this except it is black but when I put a co2 cartridge in it the co2 shoots out where the airsoft bbs go in at. Do you know how to fix this?
ilpug (author)  _pantera_2 years ago
Well, I would unscrew the entire valve and clean it. Replace any damaged seals you see and recoat everything with a good coat of Silicone or GBB oil. Don't be too worried to take it apart, there aren't very many parts.

To take the valve apart, locate the back of the valve on the magazine. It should be a little metal nubbin coming out of a ring with two notches in it. To unscrew this, you will need to stick something into both of those notches and turn it like a screw. I always use the tips of a pair of cheap scissors. Just unscrew that and take all the pieces out carefully.