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Thread: Fuel Selector Repair

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    Default Re: Stiff Fuel Selector

    I think I would be looking at cleaning and replacing O rings, or just replace whole unit. they should not be that hard to turn. Just a question has it been rebuilt? o rings could be to big?

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    Default Re: Stiff Fuel Selector

    I had the same issue a while back, drained the tanks, pulled the valve out and applied a light coat of EZ Turn to the o-rings and it's been smooth ever since.

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    Default Re: Stiff Fuel Selector

    Quote Originally Posted by marcooti View Post
    My fuel selector handle is very hard to turn. It takes 2 hands to move it. Any way to loosen it up? Thanks
    I merged your thread with another on the subject. If you go to page one you will find a lot of information including a parts breakdown of the fuel valve parts.

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    Default Re: Fuel Selector Repair

    I just reworked ours. Very easy. As mentioned, drain the tanks, disassemble, clean, apply fuel lube and reassemble. The only part we replaced was the o-ring. I didn't look but I bet this merged thread has the exploded view of the valve. If not, I have it someplace.

    Ours wasn't nearly that hard to turn but you had to to really feel around for the detent. Now you can move it with a finger and the detents are solid and positive. Probably was 3 years since we last serviced it.

    Found the doc on the one we have on Andy's site: https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&p...jgxYjQ3NDcwZDQ
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    Default Re: Fuel Selector Repair

    It is on the first page of this thread as well.

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    Default Re: Fuel Selector Repair

    fuel lube is the most important part to make it move easily. I used to dis assemble and lube every 75--100 hours
    "Progress is our most important problem"

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