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Replacement Locking Knob for Yakima SpareTime/SpareRide 2 Bike Rack

Replacement Locking Knob for Yakima SpareTime/SpareRide 2 Bike Rack

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Replaces the locking knob with SKS control key for your Yakima SpareTime bike rack (8002598) or your Yakima SpareRide bike rack (8002599). Call 800-298-8924 to order Yakima accessories and parts part number 8890239 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Yakima products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Replacement Locking Knob for Yakima SpareTime/SpareRide 2 Bike Rack. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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Yakima Accessories and Parts - 8890239

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Replaces the locking knob with SKS control key for your Yakima SpareTime bike rack (8002598) or your Yakima SpareRide bike rack (8002599).


  • Replaces the locking knob with SKS control key for your Yakima SpareTime bike rack (8002598) or your Yakima SpareRide bike rack (8002599).
  • Includes: knob, washer, and SKS control key
    • SKS lock core sold separately

8890239 Yakima Replacement Locking Knob for SpareTime/SpareRide 2 Bike Carrier

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Replacement Locking Knob for Yakima SpareTime/SpareRide 2 Bike Rack - 8890239

Average Customer Rating:  5.0 out of 5 stars   (5 Customer Reviews)

Replaces the locking knob with SKS control key for your Yakima SpareTime bike rack (8002598) or your Yakima SpareRide bike rack (8002599).

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Just the part I needed! So glad I was able to find my bike racks’ locking knob and key. Now I’m able to continue using my bike rack on my Jeep Wrangler. Highly recommend etrailer.com. Great service and price. Thanks guys. 714989

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Still hold up. No sun faded look. 404446

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  • What is the Thread Pitch of Yakima Replacement Locking Knob # 8890239
    The Yakima replacement part you referenced, their Replacement Locking Knob # 8890239 for their SpareTime 2 Bike Carrier, has a 65mm bolt length and a M12 thread pitch according to my contact at Yakima. If you'd care to let me know your particular application (what Yakima part you want this for) I will be glad to check with them for an original replacement part for you.
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  • Replacement Locking Knob for Yakima SpareRide Bike Carrier
    The Replacement Locking Knob # 8890239, which is a compatible replacement part for both the Yakima SpareTime and SpareRide Bike Racks, has a 65mm bolt length and a M12 thread pitch. If you are wanting to replace the locking knob assembly, this product also includes the washer and SKS control key.
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  • Why Doesn't Yakima Replacement Knob part # 8890239 Come with a Lock Core
    The replacement knob part # 8890239 comes with a change key, but it does not come with a lock core. The reasoning for that is so that you can purchase separately a lock core that will match what you currently have allowing you to only need to remember one key. Look at the Yakima key you already have. You will see a number stamped on it. That number is how you will pick out the correct core. For example if you see 147 you would want the lock core part # Y8771-A147.
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  • Troubleshooting Yakima Sparetime Bike Rack with Frozen Locking Knob
    Usually the locking knobs on racks will also require you to push (or pull) on them while turning to get them to engage with the internal release mechanism that loosens the rack. If the lock mechanism rusted/corroded while in the locked position it may not engage properly even if you turn the key to the "unlocked" position. Applying a spray lubricant like WD40 or PB Blaster as you did is a good effort; sometimes these products can take a while to work. Often multiple applications are...
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  • How to Remove Yakima SpareRide 2 Bike Carrier # Y02599
    The Yakima SpareRide 2 Bike Carrier # Y02599 has a locking knob that when in the LOCKED position spins freely in both directions and should make no noise at all. If yours if making a clicking sound when you try to turn it to the left to remove the rack it might be that the lock mechanism is not fully releasing. My contact at Yakima suggests you turn the key to lock the carrier and verify that the red know spins freely. If so again try to fully unlock the knob. If it does not engage you...
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