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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.

  1. Replacing a Zipper Pull Tab on your Patagonia Jacket, Zipper Pull Tab: step 1, image 1 of 2 Replacing a Zipper Pull Tab on your Patagonia Jacket, Zipper Pull Tab: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • 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.

  2. Replacing a Zipper Pull Tab on your Patagonia Jacket: step 2, image 1 of 3 Replacing a Zipper Pull Tab on your Patagonia Jacket: step 2, image 2 of 3 Replacing a Zipper Pull Tab on your Patagonia Jacket: step 2, image 3 of 3
    • 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.

  3. Replacing a Zipper Pull Tab on your Patagonia Jacket: step 3, image 1 of 2 Replacing a Zipper Pull Tab on your Patagonia Jacket: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • 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.

  4. Replacing a Zipper Pull Tab on your Patagonia Jacket: step 4, image 1 of 2 Replacing a Zipper Pull Tab on your Patagonia Jacket: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • 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.

  5. Replacing a Zipper Pull Tab on your Patagonia Jacket: step 5, image 1 of 2 Replacing a Zipper Pull Tab on your Patagonia Jacket: step 5, image 2 of 2
    • Pull the zipper pull-tab snug.

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

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Awesome! Thanks for the training!

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