Video ID: 381005
How to Replace a Vertical Blind Carrier Stem and Gear
The carrier clip stem on a vertical blind holds the slats or vanes to the headrail. Sometimes these can break or fall out. These instructions walk you through how to replace a vertical blind carrier stem and the gear. This type of stem is common on Graber and Bali vertical blinds.
Needle Nose Pliers
Step 1 – Remove the carrier clip.
- With the carriers in the open position, firmly grasp the stem and push it out of the C-shaped opening of the carrier.
Step 2 – With a screwdriver and pliers, remove the gear.
Step 3 – Replace the gear with a screwdriver and pliers.
Step 4 – Snap the new stem into the carrier.
- Make sure the new stem and all of the other stems on the blind are aligned in the same direction.