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
Derailleur not shifting
#1
My rear derailler doesn't shift with the lever. I can get too move with the derailler itself, but I cant get it out of 7 gear. There is no tension on the thumb levers at all. How can I fix this problem?
Tim

Reply
#2
Hi Tim,
It sounds like one of the pawls inside your shifter might be gummed up (just a guess). I would try squirting some light oil (like TriFlow) into the shifter body to try and flush it out. Watch this video for some more tips.

Reply


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  Front derailleur shifting problem dventura 1 6,709 02-28-2017, 06:07 PM
Last Post: nfmisso
  Front Derailleur problem/whole shifting system benonidoni1 9 5,820 09-08-2014, 02:19 AM
Last Post: cny-man
  Front derailleur not shifting properly srixon 10 50,170 06-18-2014, 02:39 AM
Last Post: Palash
  Front Derailleur Not shifting at all! socialfox1 1 8,682 05-10-2011, 04:43 PM
Last Post: cyclerUK
  Front derailleur not shifting - inner wire slackens 1ncredible 2 10,648 04-03-2011, 04:44 PM
Last Post: 1ncredible
  Rear derailleur problem only when shifting down facelikebambi 3 9,452 08-01-2010, 09:50 PM
Last Post: facelikebambi
  Sora rear derailleur shifting irregularities ghostsafe 7 11,354 03-13-2010, 02:53 AM
Last Post: Alex Ramon
  Front Derailleur Shifting vabear 18 16,079 02-10-2010, 02:34 AM
Last Post: vabear
  Shifting mechanism for the rear derailleur is sticky Nova8 1 8,486 12-16-2009, 05:35 PM
Last Post: Joe_W
  Front Derailleur not shifting up Skyguy9999 2 9,689 08-13-2008, 11:56 PM
Last Post: Skyguy9999

Forum Jump:



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

feed