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6-sp Freewheel Clicking Noise
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This is an older Huffy mtn bike with a 6-speed freewheel. About 50% of the time the freewheel "clicks" when pedaling under load in the 4th cog out from the hub. Coast a little & pedal again, no clicking. Coast some more & start pedaling, the clicking returns. It's about once per revolution of the freewheel. All other speeds are quiet. This happens in any & all front chainring selections. I'm thinking it's just what you get with an inexpensive freewheel. Any thoughts?
Thanks, George
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Hi George. You may want to start my looking closely at the teeth on the cog on the 3rd for a bent tooth. As it only happens in 4th, that could be it. My bet, though, is that you have cable/ housing that has wear and/or grime and is beginning to make itself known. Clicking under load after a shift, coast some, pedal again, click is gone - cable has slowly gone where it should be. See?
Wheelies don't pop themselves. (from a QBP fortune cookie)
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