Replacement Locking Anti-Rattle Knob for Thule Apex Bike Racks and Rain Gutter Foot Packs - Qty 1

Replacement Locking Anti-Rattle Knob for Thule Apex Bike Racks and Rain Gutter Foot Packs - Qty 1

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Ensure that your Thule Apex bike rack is securely connected to your hitch by replacing a lost or damaged lock knob, which you use to tighten the rack to your hitch. This locking knob also works for Thule roof-rack feet for rain gutters. Call 800-298-8924 to order Thule accessories and parts part number 753-0073 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Thule products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Replacement Locking Anti-Rattle Knob for Thule Apex Bike Racks and Rain Gutter Foot Packs - Qty 1. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.


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Thule Accessories and Parts - 753-0073

Ensure that your Thule Apex bike rack is securely connected to your hitch by replacing a lost or damaged lock knob, which you use to tighten the rack to your hitch. This locking knob also works for Thule roof-rack feet for rain gutters.


Features:

  • Replaces 1 lock knob for the EasyMount system on your Thule Apex bike rack
  • Works with M8 bolts with a 1.25 mm thread pitch
  • Fits Thule Apex TH9025, TH9026 and TH9027
    • Also fits Thule rain gutter foot packs TH300, TH368, TH369 and TH387
  • Lets you tighten the rack in your hitch to prevent rattle and sway
  • Includes lock plug that can be replaced by a Thule One-Key System lock core (sold separately)


753-0073 Replacement Locking Anti-Rattle Knob for Thule Apex Bicycle Racks - Qty 1








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Replacement Locking Anti-Rattle Knob for Thule Apex Bike Racks and Rain Gutter Foot Packs - Qty 1 - 753-0073

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (24 Customer Reviews)

Ensure that your Thule Apex bike rack is securely connected to your hitch by replacing a lost or damaged lock knob, which you use to tighten the rack to your hitch. This locking knob also works for Thule roof-rack feet for rain gutters.

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etrailer is so easy to navigate. I even searched the manufacturer's site and it was so hard to find what I needed. I bought from etrailer because the price was reasonable, but more significantly because it was easy to find. 227952



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I love the smoothness of the lock set and locking knob for gutter-mount racks. As it turns out, I didn't need the knob, just a new lock set. I'm happy regardless as it looks much newer than the others on the car. Probably going to order another to keep a nice matching set on the side of the car. My preferred method of removal for the lock plug is to take the three screws out on the back of the knob and tap it out using a punch and small hammer. Another good way is to use a large pair of wire strippers, with the flat side against the knob and the angled side (the physical stripping part of the pliers) under the plug flange. Gently wiggle up and down on the strippers and it will remove the plug evenly and without chipping the sides.Couldn't beat the prices and shipping was very fast. Thanks, etrailer! 59069


Comments

Its been a year since I installed my new knobs and locks, they still work fantastic and never give me any grief. Looking forward to another year of service!

David W - 05/12/2014

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Exactly as expected! 691748



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delivered exactly as said - part worked great! thank you etrailer! 652165



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Product was priced well, service was excellent. Fast shipping reached me on the road during an extended trip (I would say "without a hitch", except that their fast shipment meant I still had use of one!) Thanks. 599313



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Order received accurate and in good con dition. Thanks 567209



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Direct replacement for my thule rain gutter foot pack on my 2016 Jeep Wrangler. Fit perfectly, just what I needed. I needed to replace one of the knobs I stripped overtightening. 566478



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As expected and in time for my trip. Etrailer is everything that is good about buying online. 548968



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These are the weak link in the canoe rack that mounts on the rain gutters on a Jeep. This is the second time I’ve ordered replacements. The plastic part strips easily when tightened. etrailer Corp is great! Fast service. If your going to get these racks, etrailer will have the parts you will need to keep it secure. Just my experience. 527437



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Quick delivery, great prices, just the replacement parts needed! 466164



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Wow. This was exactly what I needed. It is a perfect replacement for the original knob from my 30-year old roof rack. The threads on the original knob were stripped. This one fit perfectly and I was able to insert the old lock into the new one. I did have some difficulty removing the plastic plug from the new knob and had to disassemble the knob it and force the plug out from the inside. A minor inconvenience for a replacement knob that is priced so reasonably. Thanks to etrailer for keeping these old parts available and giving years of life to old bike racks. 426312



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replacement works as intended, fast shipping, no hassles! recommended! 408426



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This was my second order from your company and both went very smoothly. The ordering process was easy, communication was great, the follow up is appreciated, and I remain very satisfied customer. 361118



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Etrailer is very fast with shipping, great on prices and you get exactly what you order! Will shop with them again! 340928



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The locking Nut on my Thule Canoe Rack would not tighten. I found the exact locking Nut I needed at etrailer.com. It was easy to order and worked perfectly on my Thule Canoe Rack when received. I was very happy with my experience at etrailer.com. 267122



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This is what I was looking for! works p erfectly 240906



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Great locks for the window gutter rack. I used the old screw hardware from my old non-locking piece to put on the new locking piece. Works great 217202



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Perfect! Arrived in a timely fashion!b 199986



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I wanted to replace my regular knobs on the arms of my Thule bike rack with lockable ones. I already had one extra knob but needed another. When I searched the web I found that there were 2 kinds. One was a cheap imitation with plastic threads and the other was the real deal - a Thule replacement part. etrailer had multiple images of what I was looking for so I was certain I was going to be getting a Thule knob with the metal threaded core and at a very reasonable price to boot. I also needed a lock cylinder that would not only fit the knob but one that was keyed to the other knobs I had and etrailer had it. It was very convenient to be able to purchase both items from the same place and on top of it all I received the items faster than I expected. The reason why it was important to get a knob with a metal core is because I needed to access the inside of the knob and exchange the nut it comes with with one that had a different thread and matched my bolts. Now I can not only lock the rack to the rear mounted spare on my Wrangler, but I can also lock the adjustable arms to prevent them from being stolen - all using the same key. 196862



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Perfect fit. Exactly what I wanted. 144440



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This was just the knob i needed to repalce a broken one on my existing rack set up. Shipping was fast, easy to track, and the packing was simple, and environmental friendly by using paper wrapping and a combined label/ packing list sticker. 116184



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Worked as promised. Same quality as the original. Extra fast shipping. I will order from you in the future. 112775



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Gets the job done. Fit, feel, and finish are good. 99538



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The product was exactly as described. I had purchased locks for the knobs locally, and they installed easily and fit perfect. Delivery time was also faster than I expected. 82481


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  • Dimensions of Thule Replacement Locking Anti-Rattle Knob 753-0073
  • The Thule replacement knob you referenced, Replacement Locking Anti-Rattle Knob for Thule Apex Bike Racks and Rain Gutter Foot Packs # 753-0073, fits several Apex bike carriers and Thule's rain gutter type roof rack foot packs. The knob fits an M8 metric bolt (7.974-mm diameter) with a 1.25mm thread pitch according to my contact at Thule.
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  • Replacement Lock Core Plug for the Anti-Rattle Knob # 753-0073
  • We have exactly what you need, the correct plug you would need is the part # 853-1548. I spoke to my contact at Thule and she informed me that this is the correct plug for the # 753-0073.
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  • The Thule replacement knob # 753-0073 will work if you have a Thule Apex bike racks7. it also works with Rain Gutter foot packs # TH300, # TH368, # TH369 and # TH387. If you would like the replacement Thule One-Key System lock core then you can use Thule # TH450200. I have attached a short review video demonstrating how to change the locks out.
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