Take the zipper pull and feed the ends of the zipper tracks back in. To get the zipper back on you will need to expose some of the fabric at the end of the zipper.
Use a fork as your 3rd hand to put zipper pulls on.
How to get a nylon zipper back on track. Repairing a nylon zipper just takes a few minutes and it might save a vital piece of your wardrobe. Please subscribe and like this. The side of the slider that you feed in first has a divider in the middle.
Otherwise when you put the zipper stop back on it will not move along the zipper smoothly. Feed in one side of the zipper in at a time and pull it up to see if the slider can zip up the backpack. When you use a zipper often the slider opening will begin to stretch open a bit.
Move it up and down the teeth to make sure it is on securely. Place the slider back on the zipper. Inspect both ends of the zipper to determine if they have the same opening size.
Once you have the first track started feed the other track into the other branch of the y. If it is the kind with a spiral of plastic all you really have to do is get the teeth lined up properly and pull the slide all the way down. Diy tutorial on how to fix a zipper when it s on one side of the track or chain.
How to fix a zipper that came completely off the track. Inspect the slider on the zipper. Step 3 put the zipper stop on one side of the zipper.
You can now purchase replacement pulls. One of the tracks should be slightly longer than the other as they are staggered. Pull the zipper teeth off one at a time using a pair of pliers.
Knowing how to fix a broken zipper is very useful you ll never have to throw away another backpack handbag or pair of jeans just because the zipper gets stuck or slides off its track. Keep removing teeth until you have exposed about 2 to 3 5 cm to 7 6 cm of the fabric. Many times when the sides of a zipper separate and won t go back together as you pull the slider it s because the slider itself is damaged.
Put the zipper on the second side of the zipper. Getting the zipper back on track depends on what kind of zipper. Start with that track and feed into one of the 2 branches of the y with the zipper pull facing out.