1968 arrow fuel valve selector very tight

1968 arrow fuel valve selector very tight

I have a 1968 pa28r 180 its very difficult to switch tanks, it doesn't leak, just tight and squeaks. Is there any way to free it up without replacing. If replacement is my only option any suggestions where to pick one up.
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Gary

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Re: 1968 arrow fuel valve selector very tight

Hi Gary,
Thanks for writing.  Have you consulted with your A&P on this?  If not, let me know and I'll forward your question to our association A&P.

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Re: 1968 arrow fuel valve selector very tight

The Arrow is in the shop. The AP removed the selector and dismantled it. The problem was more than seals, so he sent it out to a repair shop in Georgia for a complete rebuild. I'll keep you posted on the progress.
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Hi and thanks for the update.  Sounds like you've got it under control.  Good luck!

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Update:
The selector valve was not repairable, the shop found a good serviceable one. Its installed and works fine

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Excellent, I'm  so happy you found a solution.

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