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Office chair makes grinding noise when I sit down or get up.

There is a piston like thing in the support of my chair that raises and lowers my chair as I sit or stand.

I had a squeak when I would rock back and forth, so I used some shredder oil (which consists of mineral and soybean oils). This ran down the "trunk" of the chair and got into the "piston" and now it is not gliding smoothly anymore and making a bad noise when I get up or sit down. Did I ruin my chair? My co-workers can hear the noise! Please help!

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Hi this is Sachin , spray on the piston the silicon spary and leave for some time the grinding noise will be eliminated

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