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How to fix the teflon cap on the solenoid end

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These caps just get hard and break and when they do you have either very lite print or none. Cap can be purchased and they just snap in place, no glue, no screws. Company out of Texas Coleman can supply.

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We sell the cap with instructions fo 20.00.


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