The Thule 538 Cable Lock has been replaced by the Thule 538XT Braided Steel Cable Lock
Thule 538XT Braided Steel Cable Lock

Thule 538XT Braided Steel Cable Lock

The Thule 538XT Braided Steel Cable Lock is a 6-foot long braided steel cable lock to keep your gear safe and secure. Now compatible with Thule's One-Key system.

Thule 538 Cable Lock

Thule 538 Cable Lock
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Rating of 4.0/5 on 2 reviews
Product Code: 10033
Status: Discontinued
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The Thule 538 Cable Lock is constructed of heavy gauge cable with a durable plastic coating. The locking mechanism is rugged, simple to use and comes with 2 identical keys. The 6 foot Thule Cable Lock works great with canoes, kayaks, bikes, etc.


  • This item has been discontinued
  • Perfect security addition to any hitch, roof, or mounted bike rack
  • Lock your tires to your bikes frame, or your bike frame to your rack
  • Braided cable is 6 feet long
  • Includes two keys
  • Not compatible with the Thule One Key System


Weight: 0.9lbs

Length (carton): 10"

Width (carton): 6"

Height (carton): 3"

UPC: 091021538177

Manufacturer: Thule

Manufacturer Part Number: 538

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Frequently Asked Questions

Below you will find a list of the most frequently asked questions for this product. If you need more assistance you can email a rack-install technician, or call us at: 1-888-440-5556

Don't worry! While the instructions mention needing a blank "insert key" to install the locks, it's not actually required. By using the keys provided you can insert your lock cores into your racks without issue. You will need the blank key to remove lock cores, but never to install them.

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