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Fixing Patagonia Luggage Stuck Handle

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  1. Fixing Patagonia Luggage Stuck Handle, Gain Access into Liner Compartment: adım 1, 3 resimden 1. Fixing Patagonia Luggage Stuck Handle, Gain Access into Liner Compartment: adım 1, 3 resimden 2. Fixing Patagonia Luggage Stuck Handle, Gain Access into Liner Compartment: adım 1, 3 resimden 3.
    • A headlamp is recommended for working inside the bag.

    • Open the zipper to the compartment that is directly next to the bottom of the bag.

    • Open the zipper at the perimeter of the liner to expose the handle housing.

    • Inspect the handle housing. All of the metal bars should be straight, and all of the plastic housings should be intact.

    • This guide cannot fix handles that are stuck due to any damage to the hardware.

  2. Fixing Patagonia Luggage Stuck Handle, Check Function of Toggle Buttons: adım 2, 3 resimden 1. Fixing Patagonia Luggage Stuck Handle, Check Function of Toggle Buttons: adım 2, 3 resimden 2. Fixing Patagonia Luggage Stuck Handle, Check Function of Toggle Buttons: adım 2, 3 resimden 3.
    • Look along the external sides of the handle housing. You will find multiple sets of holes. The spring clips lock into these holes, raising and lowering the height of the retractable handle.

    • Check the function of the mechanism by pressing the handle's button and watching the spring clips.

    • When the luggage handle is fully functional, the handle's button causes these spring clips to retract into the holes.

    • When the luggage handle is sticky or gets fully stuck, the handle's spring clips are not able to retract properly when pressing the handle button.

  3. Fixing Patagonia Luggage Stuck Handle, Depress Toggle Buttons to Test Handle: adım 3, 3 resimden 1. Fixing Patagonia Luggage Stuck Handle, Depress Toggle Buttons to Test Handle: adım 3, 3 resimden 2. Fixing Patagonia Luggage Stuck Handle, Depress Toggle Buttons to Test Handle: adım 3, 3 resimden 3.
    • With one hand pressing the handle button, use the screwdriver to press each spring clip in. This should allow the handle to slide to a new position.

    • Now that the toggle buttons are released, test the smoothness of the retracting mechanism. Confirm the jamming or stickiness of the handle's movement is only due to malfunctioning spring clips.

  4. Fixing Patagonia Luggage Stuck Handle, Remove Handle Clips: adım 4, 3 resimden 1. Fixing Patagonia Luggage Stuck Handle, Remove Handle Clips: adım 4, 3 resimden 2. Fixing Patagonia Luggage Stuck Handle, Remove Handle Clips: adım 4, 3 resimden 3.
    • Locate the 4 red-painted screws at the top of the handle housing.

    • Remove those 4 screws using a #1 Phillips-head screwdriver.

    • Remove the 2 black clips that were being held in by the screws.

    • The 4 red screws and 2 black clips are going to be reused. Do not lose them.

  5. Fixing Patagonia Luggage Stuck Handle, Remove Handle: adım 5, 3 resimden 1. Fixing Patagonia Luggage Stuck Handle, Remove Handle: adım 5, 3 resimden 2. Fixing Patagonia Luggage Stuck Handle, Remove Handle: adım 5, 3 resimden 3.
    • Using the screwdriver trick from Step 3, depress the spring clips and pull the handle out of the handle housing as far as you can.

    • Once the handle is in its highest position, you will have to work out 2 black plastic sleeves from the handle housing. A back-and-forth movement is recommended.

    • With the handle separated from the bag, press the handle button multiple times and take a mental note of how deep the spring clips depress.

  6. Fixing Patagonia Luggage Stuck Handle, Lubricate Handle: adım 6, 3 resimden 1. Fixing Patagonia Luggage Stuck Handle, Lubricate Handle: adım 6, 3 resimden 2. Fixing Patagonia Luggage Stuck Handle, Lubricate Handle: adım 6, 3 resimden 3.
    • Spray lubricant into the spring clip mechanism. Wipe away excess lubricant with a rag.

    • We recommend using Gear Hugger Multipurpose Lubricant. Functional substitutes include 3-IN-ONE Oil and WD-40.

    • Press the handle button repeatedly to spread the lubricant within and to test the spring clip function.

    • The spring clips should depress noticeably deeper than in Step 5. Reapply lubricant and retest if necessary.

    • Apply a thin layer of lubricant to the bars of the removed handle. Wipe away any excess.

  7. Fixing Patagonia Luggage Stuck Handle, Reinsert Handle into Bag: adım 7, 2 resimden 1. Fixing Patagonia Luggage Stuck Handle, Reinsert Handle into Bag: adım 7, 2 resimden 2.
    • Reinsert the handle into the handle housing while holding the handle button. A back-and-forth movement is recommended to get the black plastic sleeves on the handle back into the handle housing.

    • You should already notice the handle's function has dramatically increased.

    • Move the handle up and down, testing every position.

  8. Fixing Patagonia Luggage Stuck Handle, Reinstall Plastic Clips: adım 8, 2 resimden 1. Fixing Patagonia Luggage Stuck Handle, Reinstall Plastic Clips: adım 8, 2 resimden 2.
    • Reinstall the 2 black plastic clips.

    • Reinstall all 4 red screws.

    • Do not overtighten.

  9. Fixing Patagonia Luggage Stuck Handle, Close Bag: adım 9, 2 resimden 1. Fixing Patagonia Luggage Stuck Handle, Close Bag: adım 9, 2 resimden 2.
    • Check the liner compartment to make sure no tools have been left behind.

    • Close the zipper at the perimeter of the liner.

    • Close the zipper to the compartment at the bottom of the bag.

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Zach Mueller

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