A recliner is an armchair or, in other words, it’s a sofa that reclines when the person sitting on it lowers the chair’s back and raises its front. It has a backrest feature that can be tilted back, and a footrest also extended using a lever. You will find many different types of recliner footrest in the market. If you have one and it’s broken, then you have come to the right place. Here you will get to know that how to fix a recliner footrest?
How to fix z recliner footrest yourself?
First of all, there are some tools which will be required to fix it. These tools are a flathead screwdriver, a flashlight, and an adjustable wrench. Other tools like a lubricant, wood glue, WD40, patch kit, and any specific replacement parts if required.
To fix the recliner there are three ways first, it can stick in one position, second, it won’t get locked, third if it won’t stay up when you try it. So if the recliner footrest is sticking in only one position and not moving then, the repair will be easy as using a lubricant or WD40 will solve the problem. It will loosen the mechanism of the footrest easily and, screws will be loosened at the bottom and then apply lubricant. However, if there is a problem with locking then, flip the recliner over and then disassemble the bar. After this thing pulls the handle and then sees if it is working or not. If the problems remain the same then you will require to replace the spring or the locking part.
So, if you know how to fix a recliner footrest then you will save a lot of money for yourself because hiring a professional for fixing the issue will cost you a lot.