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Valco pram repair

The steering has gone on my Valco pram - in fact it has been a problem since purchase in 2004/5 and I have been lazy about getting it fixed. The problem is where you push the gadget down to lock the front 3rd wheel into place to steer in straight line. When we first purchased it this every now and again would pop up. Now I am unable to manouvre the pram at all. At the shops I have to walk along pushing the pram on the back two wheels so I can move around other than in a straight line. Money is a bit tight at the moment to buy another pram - so I am hoping it can be fixed.
Where can I take the pram to be fixed?
Thank you.
Rebecca Ward

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Hi there.

If it is a plastic moulding that has stuck, use a silicone spray (mr sheen will do) to release it.

If this will not help at all, try your nearest Halfords bike department or bicycle repair shop. I doubt they will charge you anything.

If it is a broken part, find the manufacturer for ordering a replacement.

Hope this helps,

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