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How do i replace a broken grommet

Grommet dried out and cracking

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Use a small curved pick to get the remains of the old grommet out.
Try McMaster Carr for a selection of new grommets.

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Measure the diameter and put that info into goggle or yahoo or bing or other.
Unless the inner - open - diameter is an odd spec it should be easy to find

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