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How do I replace a sternum strap on my backpack?

 

If the sternum strap comes off of its rail or gets lost, it’s easy to replace.

The following instructions will show you one version with a standard sternum strap and another with a sternum strap with a hydration tube attachment.

Replacement Parts Needed

New sternum strap

Author

VAUDE Repair Team

Date

12.05.2016

Difficulty

Easy

Time Needed

5 minutes

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Version 1: Standard Sternum Strap

Guide the new sternum strap onto the thin end of rail.
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Version 2: Sternum Strap with Hydration Tube Attachment

The sternum strap has come off on both sides of the backpack suspension system.
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Version 2: Step One

Guide the sternum strap onto the rail at the thin end.
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Note

Depending on where you want to attach your hydration tube, thread the sternum strap with the attachment onto the right or left rail.
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Version 2: Step Two

Guide the other side of the sternum strap onto the thin end of the rail and position it.

Finished! You did it.