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Clarks M2 lever lose?
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Hey guys, see the video link below. Trying to help my friend fit some hydraulic M2 brakes but having some problems!  Rear lever is wobbly.  Only my second time doing this but didn't have this problem on my bike Other lever is fine.  I've tried reinstalling the lever as per Clarks' website, but no joy. I've tried to bleed, but not sure that was sucessful, as same problem remains. Any ideas? Thanks all.

https://streamable.com/7qotst
MTB: Boardman MHT 8.9
Road: Ribble CGR Ti
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#2
Hello @ryokovv006 !
We have received replies from our members via Facebook:

Ray:
If the lever rattles loose, there is a small spring in the lever assembly that holds the lever against the main piston, which you can see when you push the lever out from the resting position. This spring might be broken or incorrectly installed on the lever that feels loose.

Gary:
The leaver pushes the master cylinder piston in on the first pull but it looks like the piston is sticking, due to the freeplay on the second pull.
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(08-30-2021, 06:13 PM)Nicholas Wrote:  Ray: "If the lever rattles loose, there is a small spring in the lever assembly that holds the lever against the main piston, which you can see when you push the lever out from the resting position. This spring might be broken or incorrectly installed on the lever that feels loose."

Yes! It must be the spring
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