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replaceing 1' T lock

A home owner from New Orleans says:
Hi,

the t-lock balance shoe 15-194 looks just like what I need. It broke off in the channel.

Can you please tell me how to replace it with the new one.
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Tom from SWISCO responded:
Certainly! Replacing these shoes is very simple. They simply pop on. All you have to do is take the old one out and then pop the new one in.
A home owner from New Orleans says:
Thanks so much. I will be ordering them today.

Do you think I should replace both sides???

Please advise.
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Tom from SWISCO responded:
We do recommend replacing both sides at the same time, so that there isn't too much strain placed on one shoe. But it's up to you. Give the other shoe a thorough check and see how worn it is.
A home owner from New Orleans says:
I forgot to asked one more question. I know the
t lock is broken, but is there a chance the the balance is also, because I heard a spring noise when I raised the window and then it wouldn't stay up. If so do you sell the complete set all into one with the balance and t lock attached. If so, what is the item number. To be on the safe side I would just purchase 2 of them and change both sides.
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Tom from SWISCO responded:
If your windows won't stay up, then it's possible you need to replace the balances, yes.

I can't say for sure exactly what Series you have, but our 15-194 is commonly used with our Series 795 channel balance. Does this look like a good match to you? Again, I cannot confirm, but you should carefully compare it to your existing hardware and see what you think.

Also keep in mind that the Series 795 comes with a shoe that is larger than the 15-194 by default. You would have to get the 15-194 separately and swap them out after you receive them.
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