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How to replace the piston ring on a Hitachi roofing nailer

How to replace the piston ring on a Hitachi roofing nailer
By July 29, 2015 4330 Views

Jul 28, 2015 6:51:46 PM

Hey there! Welcome back to another Do It Yourself article from all of us here at ToolPartsDirect.com. This time we’re going to show you how to replace the piston ring on a Hitachi roofing nailer.

Tools You Will Need:

Hexagon Screwdriver

Pick

Grease

Got those tools with you? Alright! Let’s get started.

Step 1:

Take your hex screwdriver. Unscrew the screws from the back end of the nailer. Then, remove the back end.

Step 2:

Inspect the gasket and replace the part if needed.

Step 3:

Now, use your pick push the piston out.

Step 4:

Use your pick to pry off the piston’s o-ring.


Step 5:

Stretch the new o-ring onto the piston.

Step 6:

Now, put some grease onto your finger and spread it around the piston.

Pop the piston back into the nailer.

Step 7:

Once that’s done, replace the gasket.

Now, replace the back end of the nailer.

And that’s that! Hopefully, this article saved you some time and money! We invite you to check out prior Do It Yourself articles on the blog. Share them with your friends and spread the word! Keep an eye out for future content from all the staff here at ToolPartsDirect.com!

Jul 28, 2015 9:22:09 PM


Posted in: Nailers