Instructables

Rebuilding a Hydraulic Floor Jack

Featured

Step 12: The release valve

Picture of The release valve
100_2373.jpg
First photo--I have a dental pick I can use to remove old seals. This "O" ring shows cracks from age when stretched a little.  Match the new "O" ring from the parts kit to the old "O" ring.  Coat it with jack oil.  Install the new "O" ring.  

Second photo--Install the conical metal seal in the hole for the release valve.  The pointed end goes in first.  Tamp on it with a small screwdriver to make sure it seats at the bottom of the hole.  Thread the release valve into the hole.  
 
Remove these adsRemove these ads by Signing Up
Pro

Get More Out of Instructables

Already have an Account?

close

PDF Downloads
As a Pro member, you will gain access to download any Instructable in the PDF format. You also have the ability to customize your PDF download.

Upgrade to Pro today!