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How to fix a broken office chair base or wheel?

The reclining executive office chair improves your posture and is quite comfortable compared to ordinary chairs. Also, Minimizes pressure on the hips.

But you face problems when you see your chairs some parts broken. I will show you How to fix a broken office chair base and the wheels.

Many office workers spend several hours a day sitting in a chair. This can make even the slightest discomfort and pain in the buttocks.

Annoying screams are made every time you lean forward and the damaged wheels make it a challenge to move you away from your desk. And you will even lower the seat every time you sit down on a sinking chair. Now follow my steps to fix a broken chair.

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How to fix a broken office chair base

how to fix a broken office chair base

First of all, You have to remove the chair base kit(the lock) from the chair bottom shown as below:

how to fix a broken office chair base

You have to use a chair repair kit as a screwdriver to remove the lock from the chair’s bottom. You may insert the driver into the lock and then push it slightly up. It is an easy method to remove the chair’s bottom lock.

how to fix a broken office chair base

After doing it you will get the lock and the washer. You have to keep those base kits in a safe place. Because it will be needed later again.

The next thing you have to do that, you have to separate the base from the chair. To do it you have to slightly slide the base. So simple.

Office chair base repair

Inside the base, you will find a washer and bearing of the chair base. You have to keep those base kits in a safe place. The washer and bearing should be in the bearing kit.

office chair replacement base

The next thing is you have to remove the wheels from the broken base. To do that simply push up the wheels with a screwdriver shown in the picture. It is very simple for your office recliner chair.

how to replace office chair wheels

Then you have to remove the column from the broken base. To do that, you will need a hammer.

repair office chair

Now you will need a new base. You can buy it online. But you have to bear in mind the size of the replacement base. You will need the same size base to change the original one.

Now it is time to assemble the new replacement base for your broken chair.

How to change the office chair base

To do that first of all, you need to attach the caster wheels to the new chair base. Simply put the wheel on the whole of the base and slightly push. The caster will automatically fit.

rollerblade office chair wheels

The next thing is to attach the column to the new base. You will need a hammer again to adjust the column in the right place of your chair replacement base.

repair office chair

You have to bear in mind the safety of your chair accessories to repair the chair.

office chair adjustment levers

Next thing is to attach the new base back to the bearing kit of your broken chair. Then you have to place the lock and washer back in the same place as your new base. You are done now.

How to fix a broken office chair wheel

Office chair wheels repair- If all your chair wheels or some are broken you don’t need to take any stretch for that. Because you don’t need to buy the most expensive chair again.

To repair a chair you can buy only the caster wheels for your office reclining chair. Before I have shown you how to remove the broken wheels. If your chair’s wheels are broken, you know how to fix the broken wheel.

You just need to Buy the best caster wheels for your targeted surface measuring the size of your previous wheels. Then you have to just remove the broken wheels and replace the new ones with that. It is a very simple job to do by saving your money.

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How to fix a broken office chair leg

If your most expensive chair’s leg is broken then you don’t need to have any worries. Because you don’t need to buy a chair again. you can buy the bottom base at a cheap price. And then you can replace it with your broken base.

To do that first of all you will need to remove the caster wheels from the base and then you have to separate the base from your chair. After that, you have to buy a new bottom base measuring the old base size.

Then replace the new bottom base with the old one. And then attach all the base kits perfectly. That’s it. You are done.

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How to fix an office chair lift

Do your office chair lift broken or sinking? I will show you how to fix it. Very simple way, just follow my steps:

To fix the chair lift first of all you need to remove the gas lift from the chair. To do that you will need chair accessories or repair kits.

office chair accessories

You need to place your chair upside down. Then you have to remove the screws from the chair bottom shown in the picture-

how to remove gas lift from office chair

Then slide the base and it will separate the base and gas cylinder from the seat. You can see the sinking desk chair also.

Next, you have to remove the gas cylinder from the bottom base. To do that first you need to remove the caster wheels from the base. To remove the gas cylinder of your chair you will take the help of a hammer-

how to fix office chair lift

how to remove gas lift from office chair

The gas cylinder will simply come out. Now you can change it. You have to buy a new gas cylinder or lift online or anywhere else.

Then you have to replace the new gas cylinder or lift with the previous one. To attach all the accessories follow the reverse steps.

Conclusion

I have shown how to fix a broken office chair base, leg, and wheels.

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