How to Replace the Springs in a Lazy Boy Chair

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How to Replace the Springs in a Lazy Boy Chair
Worn out recliner springs can easily be replaced to make the chair almost as good as new. (rocker recliner chair image by James Phelps from Fotolia.com)

If your recliner is no loner as comfortable as it used to be, there is no need to buy a new one. By changing the worn chair springs you can restore the chair to the same level of comfort it provided when you first purchased it. The replacement procedure is easy enough that you can perform it yourself and save the money you would otherwise need to buy a new one.

Skill level:
Easy

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Things you need

  • Ratchet and socket
  • Gloves
  • Flashlight

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Turn the chair upside down, locate the spring retainer bolts on the bottom of the chair using the flashlight, then unbolt the two retaining bolts on each side of the chair using the ratchet and socket.

  2. 2

    Pull one end of the spring from the bottom of the chair, then unbolt the other end of the spring from the foot rest using the ratchet and socket.

  3. 3

    Bolt the new spring onto the foot rest with the ratchet and socket, then position the other end of the spring on the bottom of the chair where it will mount. You may need the help of a friend to hold the spring in place.

  4. 4

    Bolt the other end of the spring to the bottom of the chair using the ratchet and socket.

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