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Balance Repair Simonton Window

A home owner from Il says:
Hello, I have attached phots of the failed balance assemblies in my simonton "prism" windows. The windows are apox 10 years old. I am trying to find replacemt assemblies. Can you Identfy? The windows are Double hung and the Tilt in for cleaning.

The unit Measures:
Width - 1 1/2"
Height not encluding Shoe? (little part that extends): 3 1/8"
Depth:7/8"
Width of Tape Spring: 3/4"
Stamped Code on Spring:406
# of Springs: 2

Thank you in advance
User submitted photos of a coil balance.
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Tom from SWISCO responded:
Thanks for posting! Take a look at our 15-192 pivot shoe. Does this look like a match for your hardware? If so, you might also want to consider either S171-406 coil spring. Let me know what you think.
A home owner from Gurnee says:
HA That looks like a great match and I never thought of just replacing the pivot shoe.

What about the assembly itself. I have one window assembly itself fell apart. Meaning both springs the housing and the pivot shoe.

Also how do I know if my coil springs are still serviceable

Thanks for all your help.
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Paul from SWISCO responded:
Usually, if the springs don't outright break, you can reuse them. Same goes for the housing. If the individual components have just come off you should be able to reattach them.
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