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Wobbling freewheel
#1
I noticed that my freewheel was wobbling around, everything felt solid. It looks like all of the gears are moving together. Could the freewheel have been put on wrong by someone or do I have a bad hub or some other problem?
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#2
Something like this Fred? ....
http://forums.bikeride.com/thread-1438.html
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#3
Thanks Bill, that looks a lot like what mine is doing. Will have to take it apart and look it over.
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#4
(01-01-2011, 12:28 AM)FredS Wrote:  Thanks Bill, that looks alot like what mine is doning. Will have to take it apart and look it over.

Your welcome. Glad to be of help. Smile
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#5
Ok, the inner race under the freewheel had what looks like a hole in it, so I off to the shop to get a new race
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#6
They can be nasty little culprits Wink
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#7
this is a common problem, especially on low end bikes, as long as it does not affect gear changing, it does not matter.
A replacement may be the same!!
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#8
Ok, finally got the new bearings and cones on the rear wheel and it fixed the wobble, now on to the BB.
Thanks for the help everyone
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