Fix-A-Zipper Replacement Slider Kit

Item Number: 309-C-33 UPC: 072879294736 Categories: ,


Quickly replace a broken Size 5 nylon coil zipper slider without replacing the entire zipper. Remove broken slider and attach Dritz® Fix-A-Zipper slider onto zipper teeth. Size 5 zippers are often found on jackets, coats, sleeping bags, tents, purses, duffle bags, and luggage.

  • 1 slider and tool
  • Installation of new slider is easy. Open up the slider with the help of the tool; insert teeth of zipper into the opened slider and then close over teeth. Zipper is ready to use.
  • Slider is suitable for use on separating (open-ended) zippers or for non-separating (close-end) zippers.

Quantity: 1 PC

  1. Confirm zipper is a size 5 (5mm) by measuring closed teeth with ruler or placing zipper teeth next to illustration.
  2. Remove broken slider using a pair of cutting pliers.
  3. Flip pull tab to top of slider. Insert fork of tool into middle of slider until it stops.
  4. To open slider, push lower jaw of slider down with tool while holding pull tab firmly; slider will open.
  5. For separating (open-end zippers), start at bottom of zipper and place slider above retainer box, over insertion pin; press jaws of slider firmly together. Insert box pin into top of new slider to close zipper.
  6. For non-separating (close-end zippers), place slider over closed zipper teeth; press jaws of slider firmly together. If teeth are completely open, place slider over one side of teeth; insert other side of teeth into slider and firmly close. Be sure teeth are completely inside the slider before closing.

Small parts. Keep out of the reach of children.

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