Introduction

A missing or broken pull on a zipper can make life difficult when you try to open and close your Patagonia jacket. This guide will show you a quick-fix method you can use in the field or as an interim solution until you can replace your slider. Don't have a zipper pull? A loop of very thin cord or string will not only work, but make MacGuyver proud.

For replacement parts or further assistance, contact Patagonia Customer Service.

Tools

No tools required.

Parts

Grab your zipper pull. Thread the cord of the zipper pull through the hole on the slider where the pull used to be. Thread the cord of the zipper pull through the hole on the slider where the pull used to be.
  • Grab your zipper pull.

  • Thread the cord of the zipper pull through the hole on the slider where the pull used to be.

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Make a loop with the cord that has passed through the hole. Feed the rubber end through the loop.
  • Make a loop with the cord that has passed through the hole.

  • Feed the rubber end through the loop.

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Pull the rubber part through the loop, then pull it tight. Pull the rubber part through the loop, then pull it tight. Pull the rubber part through the loop, then pull it tight.
  • Pull the rubber part through the loop, then pull it tight.

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