Introduction

Make it easier to zip up your favorite jacket by replacing a missing zipper pull tab. It only takes a few minutes and afterward you’ll be able to grib your zipper pull with mittens or gloves.

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

Video Overview

Zipper pull replacement overview.

Image 1/2: Lift up the zipper, as if you were pulling the zipper closed. Image 2/2: Lift up the zipper, as if you were pulling the zipper closed.
  • Get your new zipper pull and position it with the pull-tab down.

  • Lift up the zipper, as if you were pulling the zipper closed.

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Image 1/3: Pull the zipper pull through the smaller hole. Image 2/3: Pull the zipper pull through the smaller hole. Image 3/3: Pull the zipper pull through the smaller hole.
  • Insert the zipper pull into the smaller hole in the zipper. This is the top hole when the zipper is hanging normally.

  • Pull the zipper pull through the smaller hole.

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Image 1/2: Take top end of the zipper pull and insert it into the bigger, lower hole in the zipper. Image 2/2: Take top end of the zipper pull and insert it into the bigger, lower hole in the zipper.
  • Rest the zipper back in its normal, hanging position.

  • Take top end of the zipper pull and insert it into the bigger, lower hole in the zipper.

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Image 1/2: Bring the zipper pull-tab through the loop. Image 2/2: Bring the zipper pull-tab through the loop.
  • Pull the top of the zipper pull through the hole to create a loop on the backside of the zipper.

  • Bring the zipper pull-tab through the loop.

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Image 1/2: The zipper pull should now be inserted and lay flat. Image 2/2: The zipper pull should now be inserted and lay flat.
  • Pull the zipper pull-tab snug.

  • The zipper pull should now be inserted and lay flat.

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