How To Repair A Craftsman Ratchet Wrench

Posted by on in Tools


I show how to fix a Craftsman ratchet wrench that is slipping or not working very well. Most often the problem is that the grease inside the wrench is old and dirty. I show how to disassemble, clean, lube and reassemble the wrench to make it work again. My wrench in the video is a 20+ year old Craftsman. I probably could have returned it, and gotten a new wrench. But the new Craftsman socket wrenches are made a little cheaper and have plastic levers. Also, that wouldn’t have been as fun. I use Super Lube to lubricate the wrench. The list of possible lubes is nearly endless.

This is the Super Lube grease is used:

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.