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Shimano Ez Fire new gear shifters help
#1
Ok, so I bought some new gear shifters/ brake lever shifters, they came without wires so I was wondering whether anyone could help me through how to channel through the wire for the gear into the inside of the gear shifters, Im not sure where the wire for the gears is meant to go.

Pics are below of the inside of the gear where the wire for the gear is meant to go.

Thanks Smile
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#2
Go here: http://techdocs.shimano.com/techdocs/blevel.jsp and search for "shimano Ez Fire"

That said, there's usually a little barrel shaped indentation for the end of the shifter cable to go into. That piece will be one that moves when you push the shifter levers of course.
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#3
Couldnt quite get a decent image for where the wire goes into, but thanks anyway
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#4
anyone?
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#5
I've never seen this particular lever in person. But I am guessing that the cable mounts on the red cam shaped piece. The cable would normally come in from the hole through the barrell adjuster pretty straight. There's some little metal clip on the red piece (away from the brake lever side), that might be the mounting point. Normally there is a hole with a cup shape that the head of the cable fits in to. You feed the end of the cable without the head through the hole, out the barrell adjuster and keep going until the cable head seats in its spot.

If that doesn't help, try just ratcheting the shifter up and down. The cable has to mount to the piece inside that moves when you do this. Usually in gear 7, the cable will be as far out as it goes and as you shift to gear 1 it will be slowly pulling the cable inside the shifter. So think about where the cable would need to attach for that to happen.

Sorry, can't help more than that.
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#6
Yes, do as Dave advised but be sure that you have it in high gear (7th) when installing the cable.
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