Inspect the O-ring for pre-existing cracks or tears that may indicate that the ring needs to be replaced.
Place the tip of the lubricant nozzle directly on to the O-ring.
Squeeze the lubricant bottle lightly to apply lubricant to the O-ring.
Repeat Steps Two and Three on the opposite side of the O-ring to ensure that the entire ring is lubricated.
Run your finger around the O-ring to spread the lubricant around it's entire circumference.
Wipe away any excess lubricant with a rag.
Things You Will Need
- O-ring lubricant
- Select a lubricant product that is labeled for use on your particular O-ring.