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BobM
O Ring in Faucet Causes Stickng

The O ring in the arm of my kitchen faucet makes it difficult to move the arm. What can I use to lubricate the ring without damaging it?

goldhiller
Re: O Ring in Faucet Causes Stickng

http://www.amazon.com/Radiator-Specialty-Plumbers-Silicone-Grease/dp/B0009PY4OE

Hopefully you will find it at your big-box, hardware store or local plumbing supply house.

BobM
Re: O Ring in Faucet Causes Stickng
goldhiller wrote:

http://www.amazon.com/Radiator-Specialty-Plumbers-Silicone-Grease/dp/B0009PY4OE

Hopefully you will find it at your big-box, hardware store or local plumbing supply house.

Thank you,
Bob

atea
Re: O Ring in Faucet Causes Stickng

I would recommend silicone grease which is available at most dive shops. Silicone is a very good lubricant for o-rings. Alternatively, you could use a very small amount of vaseline to coat the surface.

Jim

Debra
Re: O Ring in Faucet Causes Stickng

you should be able to find some o-ring lubricant at most pool supply stores too.

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