Why Read This Article?
- Learn to repair the older style Coleman lanterns.
- Maintain your lantern by replacing a faulty pump.
Difficulty: Very Easy
Duration: 5-10 minutes
Frequency: As needed Replacing the pump
1. Remove the old pump.
2. Ready the new pump.
3. Oil the plunger.
4. Install the new pump.
5. Install the new spring wire.
Tools & Materials
- Needle-nose pliers
- Multipurpose oil
- Shop rag
Check out all of the Coleman lantern parts we offer on our lantern parts finder. Replacing the pump
1. Remove the old pump
Use a flat-head screwdriver to pry to the spring clip off of the pump. Then slide the pump out of the lantern.
2. Ready the new pump
The components from the old pump will need to be transferred to the new pump.
First, remove the clip holding the plunger and pull off the plunger and cap.
Then slide on the metal cap, spring, plunger, then secure it using the new clip.
3. Oil the plunger
Use some multipurpose oil to lubricate the plunger.
4. Install the new pump
Simply slide the new pump into the lantern base.
5. Install the new spring wire
Align the cap with the holes in the lantern body and re-install the clip that was removed in step one.
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