Find the tilt adjustment knob for your office chair beneath the seat pan. In order to tighten the knob you have to rotate it counter clockwise with as much power as you possibly can.
You don t want it wobbling or tipping over.
How to make an office chair lean back. As a rule of thumb the height of the chair should keep your elbows at the level of your work surface. Hold the upper half of the chair over the lower half and line up the socket in the new base with the stem at the top of the column. For me it was a gradual thin.
The first step to ensure you have maximum comfort you need to adjust your elbow angles. Stand the detached lower half of the chair upright on the floor with the feet down and the cylindrical column pointing up. But the problem is whenever i lean backwards and then come forward the mechanism makes a krrrrr sound in the forward journey.
Make sure it s secure. Press the top half down firmly until you hear the stem pop into place. Clench your fist and try to pass it between your office chair and the back of your calf.
From there use your fingers to wiggle each screw or bolt. This determines whether the depth of the chair is correct. So put your hands on the desk and begin to adjust the height of the chair until your elbows reach a 90 degree angle to your desktop level.
Turn over your chair and place the seat on the stack. Tightening the knob should stop the forward and backward rocking issue. In this video i demonstrate how to fix your office chair when the back of the chair gives out or begins to lean too far back.
The easiest way to do this is stack catalogs or books up to the height of your seat when it s turned upside down. I have an office chair which has a leaning mechanism that can be tightend and loosend as per requirement. Most chairs come with an adjustment knob under the chair which is used to restrict the leaning and rocking as much as possible.
There should be a fist sized space about 5 cm or 2 inches between your calf and the edge of the chair. Tilting forward allows the blood to flow through your lower body when working intently on a project. Push down on the adjustment knob and tilt the seat pan forward then release the knob.
Measure the distance between your calf and the front of your office chair.