Bicycle TutorBicycle Tutor

Show off your bike!

Related video tutorials:
How to Adjust Your Front Derailleur How to Adjust Your Front Derailleur
* Now with 3D interactive instructions
Altus c10 rear shifter broken
Hey there,
I have an old mountain bike with Shimano Altus c10 gear system. It's been unused for years, a bit old and rusty. The point is that I found that its rear shifter (the one on the right hand) does nothing, it's loose and it seems that the wire doesn't move, no mather what I try. Is there any solution for that? May the wire be broken? Is there any way to open the shifter and fix it?
Thanks a million in advance,

Undo the cable at the rear derailleur.
Now get hold of the cable "outer" at the shifter end and pull gently.
This should expose the inner cable where it goes into the shifter.
Once there is some exposed cable try operating the shifter.
If the "outer" doesn't move then the cable is seized. If the shifter is seized then try some release oil. You may be able to part strip the shifter for better access. ( I think the top cover may come off.)

[font=Trebuchet MS]Ride hard or ride home alone![/font]

Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  How would I know if my shifter is broken chiproth22 0 4,212 09-09-2017, 03:57 PM
Last Post: chiproth22
  Broken Campy Shifter Help? jatdgagml 1 5,613 01-04-2016, 11:57 PM
Last Post: painkiller
  Little string inside shifter is broken. What should I do? jeracravo 10 9,966 09-16-2014, 02:53 PM
Last Post: jeracravo
  Rear shifter not connected to tensioned cable? insurgasaurus 5 5,098 03-31-2014, 05:00 PM
Last Post: insurgasaurus
  Shimano Derailleur rear shifter Dave101 3 6,873 08-20-2013, 04:25 PM
Last Post: nfmisso
  Broken Gear Shifter Seahawks283 8 15,877 08-04-2013, 02:39 PM
Last Post: velobill
  Shimano Altus c 10 replacement. dualsport 7 23,033 10-18-2012, 09:38 PM
Last Post: sirtri
  6 rear gear with 14 speed shifter ??? hero1900 8 9,038 10-09-2012, 08:04 AM
Last Post: xerxes
  Shimano rear shifter loose - won't shift at all cvondrick 10 32,008 08-15-2012, 09:29 PM
Last Post: BStephens
  Rear shifter does not shift hydegroove13 6 12,815 08-02-2011, 03:12 PM
Last Post: Ontheverge

Forum Jump:

ISSN 1918-3445 © Copyright 2007-2010 Bicycle Tutor / Privacy Policy / Created by Alex Ramon