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Krylon Pistol-Grip Grease Gun

Part No. W54204 Warranty Details  
Heavy-duty construction and chrome-plated finish for a long service life. Pistol-grip action for comfortable, easy use. Vented, zinc, die-cast head cap. Positive lock for easy filling. Air bleeder valve eliminates air lock. Knurled, thick-wall barrel for secure grip. 2-way filing: standard 14 oz. grease cartridge or bulk.
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Working Pressure (PSI):3,000

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KrylonPistol-Grip Grease Gun
 
4.0

(based on 43 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (25)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (7)

81%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good grip (29)
  • Durable (21)
  • Lightweight (18)
  • Good power output (16)
  • Versatile (16)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Regular maintenance (30)
  • Home (18)
  • Automotive repair shop (10)
  • Minor repairs (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Auto enthusiast (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual driver (17), Auto enthusiast (11), Truck enthusiast (7), Mechanic (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Pistol-Grip Grease Gun

Works great it just leaks a tiny bit from the bleeder. Works better then the wally world one my friend has.

Works great it just leaks a tiny bit from the bleeder. Works better then the wally world one my friend has.

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Dead after one use

I won't call it a piece of junk since most people seem to be happy with it. But in my case I used it to top off a new ball joint and the next...Read complete review

I won't call it a piece of junk since most people seem to be happy with it. But in my case I used it to top off a new ball joint and the next time I took it out it was dead. Just keep pumping it no responce.

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Worked once, leaked, no pressure

By 

from Phila, PA

About Me Mechanic

Comments about Krylon Pistol-Grip Grease Gun:

piece of junk, used once after awhile all grease liquifed and leaked out of gun. Went to use it again , no pressure. Look elsewhere.

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1.0

Good for one use

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from Charlotte, NC

About Me Auto Enthusiast

Level 2

Pros

  • Good Grip
  • Powerful

Cons

  • Leaks
  • Limited Function

Best Uses

  • Minor Repairs

Comments about Krylon Pistol-Grip Grease Gun:

I purchased this grease gun a couple years ago when I had to replace universal joints on a propeller shaft. The product worked OK for this one time, but constantly leaked afterward. It has been a couple years and I need to re-grease them, but I will have to purchase another grease gun. After the initial use, there was no pressure in the trigger afterwards, and constantly leaked from anywhere it could (top, bottom, hose, tip, you name it).

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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Leaks after use

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from MD

Pros

    Cons

    • Flimsy

    Best Uses

      Comments about Krylon Pistol-Grip Grease Gun:

      It leaks after use, and the directions don't say anything about how to store it or prevent leaking.

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      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      2nd time use = DEATH

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      from Pikeville, Kentucky

      About Me Mechanic

      Comments about Krylon Pistol-Grip Grease Gun:

      Like the other review, the second time I went to use it the gun would just pump & pump. The plunger would slip right through the grease and not compact the grease against the top either.

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      (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Can't believe it has so many good review

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      from Earth

      Comments about Krylon Pistol-Grip Grease Gun:

      It worked as expected for a short period of time but then nothing when you pump the handle. I didn't think I was out of grease since I don't use it that much but I took it apart anyway. Somehow most of the grease had got behind the plunger? When you pull it back the grease is forced out the lock lever. I got about 3 grease jobs out of this. Seems like from the reviews most people have better luck than I did. Maybe I got a dud?

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      (5 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Very messy but works

      By 

      from Florida

      About Me Auto Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer
      Helpful Reviewer

      Pros

      • It Gets The Job Done

      Cons

      • Messy Grease Comes Out

      Best Uses

      • Regular Maintenance

      Comments about Krylon Pistol-Grip Grease Gun:

      It's ok to use for greasing bushings but it is very messy. Grease comes out through the joints. It does not deal properly.

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      (3 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      great product

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      from mass.

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      Pros

      • Durable
      • Solid Tool
      • Worked Great Solid Tool

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Home

        Comments about Krylon Pistol-Grip Grease Gun:

        Used this tool more than I expected to

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        (4 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great Mid-Grade Grease Gun

        By 

        from Ohio

        About Me Home mechanic

        Pros

        • Flex Hose Gets Everywhere
        • Lightweight
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Krylon Pistol-Grip Grease Gun:

            Lubed entire auto and zero-turn lawnmower chassis with no problems. I was worried the hand grip would not have the pressure needed, but like all of them, keep the tip on straight and it works great!

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            (7 of 15 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Worked Fine

            By 

            from Easthampton Ma

            About Me Casual Driver

            Verified Buyer
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            Pros

            • Good Grip

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Regular Maintenance

              Comments about Krylon Pistol-Grip Grease Gun:

              Ok product at a good price.

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              (4 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              good buy

              By 

              from massachusetts

              About Me Auto Enthusiast, Truck Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer
              Helpful Reviewer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy To Load And Prime
              • Good Grip
              • Powerful

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Automotive Repair Shop
                • Home
                • Regular Maintenance

                Comments about Krylon Pistol-Grip Grease Gun:

                i found the grease gun to be great for the price,it even came with the flexable hose.

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                • Q:

                  I don't think my grease gun came with a rubber diaphragm attached to the plunger. It does not seem to work correctly pushing the grease to the top of the gun. Is it possible to get a rubber diaphragm if it is missing?
                  Asked on 9/28/2015 by chevelleman

                  1 answer

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                    A:

                    Hi Chevelleman, I'm glad to assist you. It is not possible to ship the rubber diaphragm attached to the plunger separately. I would recommend you call us at 1-877-ADVANCE (238-2623) for further assistance.

                    Answered on 10/1/2015 by Solomon
                • Q:

                  Ineed this for my 21hp husqvarna riding mower fittings on the front wheels and axles. will it fit or do I need a different size for the grease gun. thanks
                  Asked on 5/15/2015 by mike from Pfafftown, nc

                  1 answer

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                    A:

                    I'm happy to help, Mike! This Performance Tools Pistol-Grip Grease Gun (Part No. W54204) is engineered to fit most standard automotive grease fittings (zerks). Most riding lawn mowers utilize this type and size of fitting as well.

                    You'll need to pick up some grease with the gun as well, such as Valvoline General Multipurpose Grease (Part No. VV609), Lucas Oil Products X-Tra Heavy-Duty Grease (Part No. 10301), Lucas Oil Products Red 'N Tacky Grease (Part No. 10005), Advance Auto Parts Hi Temp Grease (Part No. A46), Green Grease Synthetic Waterproof High Temperature Grease (Part No. 101) or Mobil1 Synthetic Grease (Part No. 121070/110566).

                    Answered on 5/16/2015 by Heath, ASE Parts Specialist from AAP
                • Q:

                  is a 12.5 oz cartridge considered to be a standard size?
                  Asked on 5/21/2014 by bigger gun from pell city al

                  1 answer

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                    A:

                    Glad to assist, bigger gun! It accepts standard 14 Oz cartridge or bulk.

                    Answered on 5/22/2014 by Vincent from AAP
                • Q:

                  Hello, will the W54204 grease gun fit any zerk fitting we can find on aftermarket ball joints ?
                  Asked on 5/12/2014 by Nick from Tampa, Fl.

                  1 answer

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                    A:

                    Hello Nick, Good question. The Performance Tools Pistol-Grip Grease Gun is designed for Original Equipment and performance automotive parts.

                    Answered on 5/19/2014 by Wil from AAP
                • Q:

                  What length flexible hose comes with the gun?
                  Asked on 10/13/2013 by Lew

                  1 answer

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                    A:

                    Hi Lew, this Performance Tools Pistol-Grip Grease Gun - Part No. W54204 comes with 12 inches flex hose with coupler.

                    Answered on 10/14/2013 by Morgan from AAP
                • Q:

                  will this grease gun hold a 14.5 oz cartridge
                  Asked on 7/3/2013 by Tom

                  1 answer

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                    A:

                    This Performance Tools Pistol-Grip Grease Gun - Part No. W54204 holds a 14 ounce grease cartridge, NPT : 1/8 inch and working pressure: 7000 PSI. For any further assistance please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                    Answered on 7/4/2013 by Morgan from AAP
                • Q:

                  is it made in America
                  Asked on 5/12/2013 by Byrdman from lou, ky

                  1 answer

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                    A:

                    Advance Auto Parts does sell Made in the USA products as well as products manufactured from many other countries in order to keep our pricing competitive. Please also keep in mind that many suppliers have multiple manufacturing plants that could result in different countries of origin for the same part. For further assistance, please feel free to call us at 1-877-238-2623 or visit your nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our representatives would be more than happy to assist you.

                    Answered on 5/12/2013 by Max from AAP
                • Q:

                  easiest way to put together
                  Asked on 2/22/2012 by Anonymous

                  1 answer

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                    A:

                    Rotate counter clockwise, unscrew head cap from gun barrel. Due to lack of lubrication on the rubber plunger, new grease guns may be difficult to load with grease cartridges the first time. Apply a liberal coating of grease to plunger when using gun for the first time. This grease gun requires a 14 oz grease cartridge. Draw the handle back fully so that the plunger rod catches and locks into place. After removing the plastic cap from the 14 oz grease cartridge, apply a small amount of grease to the inside edge of the cartridge. This will make insertion of the plunger easier. Push grease cartridge into the gun barrel completely, until metal edge tightly seals top of the grease gun barrel. Detach flip-top seal from cartridge. Screw on head cap approximately two turns, being sure not to tighten. Release plunger rod from its locked position and push in. Push on plunger rod handle to force plunger into cartridge. At the same time, pump the lever or handle to release trapped air. When grease comes through vents and the head of the gun, fully the head cap to the barrel. As soon as the gun in pumping grease, carefully depress the lock release and push the plunger rod the rest of the way into the gun.

                    Answered on 2/23/2012 by John the Car-Doc from AAP
                • Q:

                  How important is the psi? I've seen guns advertising everything from 3000 to 6000 psi.
                  Asked on 12/23/2010 by Anonymous

                  1 answer

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                    A:

                    From my experience with them, the psi was never really that important as long as it put the grease where it was suppose to go.

                    Answered on 12/24/2010 by Anonymous
                • Q:

                  does this include a grease cartridge?
                  Asked on 7/10/2010 by Cayugan from North Collins, NY

                  1 answer

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                    A:

                    No grease is not included.

                    Answered on 7/10/2010 by Kevin from AAP
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