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Front derailleur cable tension
#1
hi friends
last week i dismantled my bike for cleaning , but after fitting everything i am not being able to fixing the front derailleur .the derailleur height it same as before . after tightening the cable in the smallest ring when i try to shift it for higher ring and come back for lowest ring the cable again gets loose .i changed the the setting of the H and L limit screw so i am in a complete mess up situation .some times the cable tension is in such a situation that it will skip the middle ring and some time it will move between middle and third higher ring .need help for correct procedure
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#2
The way I have done it before I put the chain on the small chain ring/front ring and have the chain on the large ring/cassette on the back let all slack out of your cable then go back and pull the slack out of it. Then go back and set up your H and L limit screw. Then you may have to go back and reset your cable again. I know I could get it set pretty easy here but me trying to tell you how thats another story lol but I hope I gave you a little help if not there will be lots more on here that can tell you how to do it a better way. Its not that hard to do don't worry you will get it set in no time.
My dad always told me a Sledge a matic can fix any thing.
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#3
Anyhow i managed to keep the tension the for the front derailleur cable. now it i s so hard that it does not come up to the higher ring. i don't want to take another chance so i am trying to adjust both limit screw. hope i will hear from you again
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#4
From the photo and a bit difficult to tell but the cable doesn't look right.
Have you got it on the right side of the clamp screw.
There is usually a slot that the cable fits into.
If it is on the wrong side then that would make it very hard to shift the derailleur.
Only guessing mind!!
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