Why Read This Article?
- Keep your lantern pressurized by replacing a faulty pump
Difficulty: Very easy
Duration: 5 minutes
Frequency: As needed Replacing the pump
1. Twist the cap to unlock.
2. Pull the pump out of the tank.
3. Prime new pump with oil.
4. Insert new pump into tank.
5. Lock the pump.
6. Oil the pump stem.
Tools & Materials
- Needle-nose pliers
- Multipurpose oil
- Shop rag
Get the replacement lantern parts you need on our Coleman lantern parts finder page.
Replacing the pump
1. Twist the cap to unlock
Use a pair of needle-nose pliers in the notches to twist the pump to unlock.
2. Pull the pump out of the tank
With the pump unlocked you can pull the pump out of the tank.
3. Prime new pump with oil
Take the new pump out of the package and gently rub oil on the rubber end of the pump.
4. Insert new pump into tank
Once the new pump is oiled you can insert it into the lantern tank.
5. Lock the pump
Insert the cap into the tank and lock it using needle-nose pliers.
6. Oil the pump stem
Extend the pump stem and apply oil to the entire stem.
[Back to Top] Conclusion Repairing your lantern at home can save you heaps of money compared to your local repair shop. This repair and simple maintenance will keep your lantern working like new for years to come. Remember you can find parts for all of your outdoor recreation needs on our website. [Back to Top] What We're About