Floor Pump Drive Hose Replacement

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Replace the drive hose on your floor pump.

  • Author: iRobot
  • Difficulty: Moderate

Over time, the hose on your steel floor drive pump may wear or puncture. Use this guide to install a new hose.

Edit Step 1 Drive Hose  ¶ 

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Edit Step 1 Drive Hose  ¶ 

  • Use a pair of pliers to loosen the hose pinch by turning it counterclockwise a couple of turns.

  • Continue to loosen the hose pinch by hand until it comes free from its threads.

  • Slide the hose pinch down the tube so that it does not interfere with removing the hose.

Edit Step 2  ¶ 

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Edit Step 2  ¶ 

  • Using a hobby knife, carefully slice a slit in the bottom of the hose to allow it to slide off.

    • Be careful and go slowly so as not to damage the nipple underneath.

  • Use a metal prying tool or flathead screwdriver to pry the hose up off of the nipple.

  • Remove the hose from the pump.

Edit Step 3  ¶ 

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Edit Step 3  ¶ 

  • Slide the hose pinch off of the end of the old hose and onto the new hose.

  • Be sure that the threaded end of the hose pinch faces toward the open end of the new hose.

Edit Step 4  ¶ 

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Edit Step 4  ¶ 

  • Use a metal rod or screwdriver to widen the new hose so that it will fit over the nipple.

  • Slide the hose in place.

  • Push down on the hose clamp while twisting it clockwise to thread it in place.

For more information, check out the Floor Pump device page.

Required Tools

Large Needle Nose Pliers

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iFixit Tech Knife

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