Just lubed it up. I will be inserting pictures to ensure the basics of the seals are covered.
I removed the valve stem seal (Before the problem occurred) via a Bic lighter and an o-ring pick. (Use some sort of anti-burnyourself material to hold the stem)
- Heat up valve stem seal with open flame
- Insert o-ring pick into now molten seal
- Wait a couple seconds for it to harden
- Pull out seal
- Replace with new seal
I'm not sure how, but the stem seal has warped and ripped itself apart against the brass seat. I can only assume it was sticking?
Last edited by B-17; 04-18-2014 at 03:59 PM.