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Repair Center  How to Replace the Handles on a Coleman Cooler

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Article Breakdown

This article provides step-by-step instructions for removing and installing the handles on a Coleman cooler.


Tools & Materials

Tools Required: Flat-blade screwdriver

How to Replace the Handles on a Coleman Cooler

October 4, 2017
Fixing things makes sense. This article will help you make sense of replacing the handles on your Coleman cooler.
Coleman cooler handle

Can't get a grip on your cooler? You might need a new handle. If your cooler is always loaded to the max, or if it slams against the bed of your truck during transport, you might break one of the handles. Replacing the handles is easy to do.

Let's get started.


REMOVING THE HANDLE   1. Remove the handle.

a. Use a flat-head screwdriver to pry away the two pins securing the handle.

b. Remove the handle from the cooler.



  2. Install the handle.

a. Install one of the locking pins into the bracket.

b. Install the new handle onto the locking pin.

c. Align the handle with the mounting bracket.

d. Install the second locking pin to secure the handle.



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