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New gear cable
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I have just replaced the rear gear cable, the bike now runs and shifts okay but in certain gears there is either a clicking sound or the chain jumps a gear unexpectedly. Is this a tensioning issue? I have tried adjusting the mech via the rear barrel adjuster but it hasn't really helped...
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It does sound like a tensioning issue and new cables will typically stretch at first so you may have to readjust a few times.
But if you can't get it to shift properly, the next thing to check might be for a "bent derailleur hanger"
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(05-22-2013, 03:26 PM)DaveM Wrote:  It does sound like a tensioning issue and new cables will typically stretch at first so you may have to readjust a few times.
But if you can't get it to shift properly, the next thing to check might be for a "bent derailleur hanger"

Cheers Dave,
been fiddling a bit and seems better - have tightened cable again and adjusted barrell a few times either way. Hanger seems ok.
Thanks for your response.
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