Customer Care

Repairs

In the unlikely event that your Zippo product will need repaired, bring it to the Zippo/Case Museum in Bradford, Pennsylvania and watch the technicians in the Repair Clinic repair your Zippo product. Viewing is available Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. EST. Of course, if you can't make the trip to the Zippo/Case Museum, you can always send it to us for repair. Follow the repair instructions for your particular product below prior to sending any product for to us.

If you have questions about your Zippo product repair, visit the Frequently Asked Questions or Contact Us.

Caring for Your Windproof Lighter

It works or we fix it free. ™

We don't make that promise lightly. We know that behind every Zippo product sent for repair is an owner depending on our promise to get it back in working order. Whether a lighter is five years, 25 years, or 50 years old, it will serve as a dependable source of flame for years to come. We guarantee it.

Note: Please do not attempt to perform repairs yourself as it could damage the lighter beyond repair.

Your lighter will be repaired at no charge and returned promptly to you usually within 4-5 weeks.

Click here to purchase flints, wicks, and Zippo Premium Lighter Fluid to keep your Zippo Windproof Lighter working efficiently.

Follow these easy steps to return your product for repair:

Step #1
  • Prepare your lighter for shipment.
  • Remove the inside unit from the lighter.
  • Allow all fuel to evaporate.
  • Replace inside unit in lighter case.
Step #2
  • Package your lighter securely in an oversized box or padded shipping bag.
  • Click here for a convenient form to include with your package or enclose a note with your name, address, telephone number, and email address to receive a confirmation of receipt and reshipment of your repaired item.
Step #3
  • Customers in the US:
    Send your package to the Zippo Repair Clinic insured and via a trackable method to:
    Zippo Repair Clinic
    1932 Zippo Drive
    Bradford, PA 16701
  • Customers in Europe:
    Send your package to the Zippo Repair Clinic insured and via a trackable method to:
    Zippo European Repair Clinic
    Groendahlscher Weg 87
    D-46446 Emmerich am Rhein, Germany
  • Customers in other countries:
    Send your package to the Zippo Repair Clinic insured and via a trackable method to the distributor or service center for your country. Click here for listing.

Caring for Your BLU® Lighter

Note: Please do not attempt to perform repairs yourself, as it could damage the product beyond repair. Do not attempt to remove the inside assembly. There are no user serviceable parts inside this lighter.

Your lighter will be repaired at no charge and returned promptly to you usually within 4-5 weeks.

These instructions apply to the Zippo BLU® lighter only. Please see other product categories for specific warranty information.

Click here to purchase flints, wicks, and Zippo Premium Lighter Fluid to keep your Zippo Windproof Lighter working efficiently.

BLU® repair:

Step #1
  • Prepare your lighter for shipment.
  • Take lighter outdoors and discharge gas following the instructions in that came with your lighter or click here for instructions.
Step #2
  • Package your lighter securely in an oversized box or padded shipping bag.
  • Click here for a convenient form to include with your package or enclose a note with your name, address, telephone number, and email address to receive a confirmation of receipt and reshipment of your repaired item.
Step #3
  • Customers in the US:
    Send your package to the Zippo Repair Clinic insured and via a trackable method to:
    Zippo Repair Clinic
    1932 Zippo Drive
    Bradford, PA 16701
  • Customers in Europe:
    Send your package to the Zippo Repair Clinic insured and via a trackable method to:
    Zippo European Repair Clinic
    Groendahlscher Weg 87
    D-46446 Emmerich am Rhein, Germany
  • Customers in other countries:
    Send your package to the Zippo Repair Clinic insured and via a trackable method to the distributor or service center for your country. Click here for listing.

Caring for Your Utility Lighter

The Zippo Utility Lighter is warranted for three years from the date of purchase with proof of purchase. Please include $5 for shipping and handling for each Utility Lighter sent.

Your Utility Lighter will be promptly repaired or replaced.

Click here to purchase Zippo Premium Butane Fuel to keep your Zippo Utility Lighter working efficiently.

Utility Lighter repair:

Step #1
  • Prepare your Utility Lighter for shipment.
  • Take lighter outdoors and discharge gas following the instructions in that came with your lighter or click here for instructions.
Step #2
  • Package your lighter securely in an oversized box or padded shipping bag with the information below and $5 shipping and handling.
  • Click here for a convenient form to include with your package or enclose a note with your name, address, telephone number, and email address to receive a confirmation of receipt and reshipment of your repaired item.
  • Include a copy of your sales receipt as proof of purchase with your package.
Step #3
  • Customers in the US:
    Send your package to the Zippo Repair Clinic insured and via a trackable method to:
    Zippo Repair Clinic
    1932 Zippo Drive
    Bradford, PA 16701
  • Customers in Europe:
    Send your package to the Zippo Repair Clinic insured and via a trackable method to:
    Zippo European Repair Clinic
    Groendahlscher Weg 87
    D-46446 Emmerich am Rhein, Germany
  • Customers in other countries:
    Send your package to the Zippo Repair Clinic insured and via a trackable method to the distributor or service center for your country. Click here for listing.

Caring for Your Candle Lighter

The Zippo Candle Lighter is warranted for three years from the date of purchase with proof of purchase. Please include $5 for shipping and handling for each candle lighter sent.

When we receive your candle lighter it will be promptly repaired or replaced.

Click here to purchase flints, wicks, and Zippo Premium Lighter Fluid to keep your Zippo Windproof Lighter working efficiently.

Candle Lighter repair:

Step #1
  • Prepare your Candle Lighter for shipment.
  • Take lighter outdoors and discharge gas following the instructions in that came with your lighter or click here for instructions.
Step #2
  • Package your lighter securely in an oversized box or padded shipping bag with the information below and $5 shipping and handling.
  • Click here for a convenient form to include with your package or enclose a note with your name, address, telephone number, and email address to receive a confirmation of receipt and reshipment of your repaired item.
  • Include a copy of your sales receipt as proof of purchase with your package.
Step #3
  • Customers in the US:
    Send your package to the Zippo Repair Clinic insured and via a trackable method to:
    Zippo Repair Clinic
    1932 Zippo Drive
    Bradford, PA 16701
  • Customers in Europe:
    Send your package to the Zippo Repair Clinic insured and via a trackable method to:
    Zippo European Repair Clinic
    Groendahlscher Weg 87
    D-46446 Emmerich am Rhein, Germany
  • Customers in other countries:
    Send your package to the Zippo Repair Clinic insured and via a trackable method to the distributor or service center for your country. Click here for listing.

Caring for Your Outdoor Utility Lighter (OUL®)

The Zippo Outdoor Utility Lighter is warranted for three years from the date of purchase with proof of purchase. Please include $5 for shipping and handling for each Utility Lighter sent.

Click here to purchase Zippo Premium Butane Fuel to keep your Zippo Outdoor Utility Lighter working efficiently.

Outdoor Utility Lighter (OUL®) repair:

Step #1
  • Prepare your lighter for shipment by taking the utility lighter outdoors and discharging the gas following the instructions that came with your lighter or click here for instructions
Step #2
  • Package your lighter securely in an oversized box or padded shipping bag with the information below and $5 shipping and handling.
  • Click here for a convenient form to include with your package or enclose a note with your name, address, telephone number, and email address to receive a confirmation of receipt and reshipment of your repaired item.
  • Include a copy of your sales receipt as proof of purchase with your package.
Step #3
  • Customers in the US:
    Send your package to the Zippo Repair Clinic insured and via a trackable method to:
    Zippo Repair Clinic
    1932 Zippo Drive
    Bradford, PA 16701
  • Customers in Europe:
    Send your package to the Zippo Repair Clinic insured and via a trackable method to:
    Zippo European Repair Clinic
    Groendahlscher Weg 87
    D-46446 Emmerich am Rhein, Germany
  • Customers in other countries:
    Send your package to the Zippo Repair Clinic insured and via a trackable method to the distributor or service center for your country. Click here for listing.

Caring for Your Zippo Hand Warmer

The Zippo Hand Warmer is warranted for 1 year from the date of purchase with proof of purchase. The burner in the Hand Warmer must be replaced periodically and is not warranted.

When we receive your hand warmer, it will be promptly repaired or replaced.

Click here to purchase a replacement burner and Premium Zippo Fuel.

Zippo Hand Warmer repair:

Step #1
  • Prepare your Hand Warmer for shipment by allowing all fuel to evaporate.
Step #2
  • Package your lighter securely in an oversized box or padded shipping bag with the information below and $5 shipping and handling.
  • Click here for a convenient form to include with your package or enclose a note with your name, address, telephone number, and email address to receive a confirmation of receipt and reshipment of your repaired item.
  • Include a copy of your sales receipt as proof of purchase with your package.
Step #3
  • Customers in the US:
    Send your package to the Zippo Repair Clinic insured and via a trackable method to:
    Zippo Repair Clinic
    1932 Zippo Drive
    Bradford, PA 16701
  • Customers in Europe:
    Send your package to the Zippo Repair Clinic insured and via a trackable method to:
    Zippo European Repair Clinic
    Groendahlscher Weg 87
    D-46446 Emmerich am Rhein, Germany
  • Customers in other countries:
    Send your package to the Zippo Repair Clinic insured and via a trackable method to the distributor or service center for your country. Click here for listing.

Caring for Your Zippo Fire Starter

The Zippo Fire Starter is warranted for 1 year from the date of purchase with proof of purchase. The flint in the Fire Starter must be replaced periodically and is not warranted.

When we receive your fire starter, it will be promptly repaired or replaced.

Click here to purchase a flints, and tinder sticks to keep your Zippo Fire Starter working efficiently.

Your Zippo Fire Starter repair:

Step #1
  • Package your lighter securely in an oversized box or padded shipping bag with the information below and $5 shipping and handling.
  • Click here for a convenient form to include with your package or enclose a note with your name, address, telephone number, and email address to receive a confirmation of receipt and reshipment of your repaired item.
  • Include a copy of your sales receipt as proof of purchase with your package.
Step #2
  • Customers in the US:
    Send your package to the Zippo Repair Clinic insured and via a trackable method to:
    Zippo Repair Clinic
    1932 Zippo Drive
    Bradford, PA 16701
  • Customers in Europe:
    Send your package to the Zippo Repair Clinic insured and via a trackable method to:
    Zippo European Repair Clinic
    Groendahlscher Weg 87
    D-46446 Emmerich am Rhein, Germany
  • Customers in other countries:
    Send your package to the Zippo Repair Clinic insured and via a trackable method to the distributor or service center for your country. Click here for listing.

Caring for Your Zippo Watch

Zippo Watches are warranted to be free of defects in materials and workmanship for two years from the date of purchase with proof of purchase. This warranty covers only the case and metal strap, watch movement, hands and dial. They will be repaired or the watch will be replaced at the sole discretion of Zippo free of repair charges.

This warranty does not cover the battery, crystal, non-metal strap or bracelet, incidents of normal wear and tear (including but not limited to scratches or other damage to the finish), incidents of abuse, or water damage unless the watch is marked as waterproof and the watch was used as instructed when the damage occurred.

This warranty gives you specific legal rights which are in addition to, but run concurrently with, any other legal rights which you may have under the statues of a state, province or country, and does not limit those statutory rights.

When we receive your watch, it will be promptly repaired or replaced.

Zippo Watch repair:

Step #1
  • Package your watch securely in an oversized box or padded shipping bag.
  • Click here for a convenient form to include with your package or enclose a note with your name, address, telephone number, and email address to receive a confirmation of receipt and reshipment of your repaired item.
  • Include a copy of your sales receipt as proof of purchase with your package.
Step #2
  • Customers in the US:
    Send your package to the Zippo Repair Clinic insured and via a trackable method to:
    Zippo Repair Clinic
    1932 Zippo Drive
    Bradford, PA 16701
  • Customers in Europe:
    Send your package to the Zippo Repair Clinic insured and via a trackable method to:
    Zippo European Repair Clinic
    Groendahlscher Weg 87
    D-46446 Emmerich am Rhein, Germany
  • Customers in other countries:
    Send your package to the Zippo Repair Clinic insured and via a trackable method to the distributor or service center for your country. Click here for listing.

Caring for Your Zippo Writing Instrument

Zippo Writing Instruments are warranted to be free of defects in materials and workmanship for two years from the date of purchase with proof of purchase. This warranty does not include the finish and ink refills or damage to the pens resulting from abuse or misuse. Your Writing Instrument will be repaired or replaced with the same or similar product at the sole discretion of Zippo free of repair charges.

Contact your retailer for warranty information. This warranty gives you specific legal rights which run concurrently with, and do not affect, your statutory rights.

When we receive your writing instrument, it will be promptly repaired or replaced.

Zippo Writing Instrument repair:

Step #1
  • Package your writing instrument securely in an oversized box or padded shipping bag.
  • Click here for a convenient form to include with your package or enclose a note with your name, address, telephone number, and email address to receive a confirmation of receipt and reshipment of your repaired item.
  • Include a copy of your sales receipt as proof of purchase with your package.
Step #2
  • Customers in the US:
    Send your package to the Zippo Repair Clinic insured and via a trackable method to:
    Zippo Repair Clinic
    1932 Zippo Drive
    Bradford, PA 16701
  • Customers in Europe:
    Send your package to the Zippo Repair Clinic insured and via a trackable method to:
    Zippo European Repair Clinic
    Groendahlscher Weg 87
    D-46446 Emmerich am Rhein, Germany
  • Customers in other countries:
    Send your package to the Zippo Repair Clinic insured and via a trackable method to the distributor or service center for your country. Click here for listing.