Mountain Biking - rock shox dart 1 spring rattle
Bikeforums.net is a forum about nothing but bikes. Our community can help you find information about hard-to-find and localized information like bicycle tours, specialties like where in your area to have your recumbent bike serviced, or what are the best bicycle tires and seats for the activities you use your bike for.
I recently bought a mtn. bike for my nephew that came with the rock shox dart 1. My question is I continuously hear the springs rattling inside the front fork tubes. Is this normal or what?
05-26-08, 07:23 PM
you sure it's from the fork?
Thanks for the reply. Sad to say I am sure it is coming from the shock. I can take my hand and bang on the side of the fork and duplicate the rattle. Sounds just like the spring rattling in the tube. So from what I gather this is NOT normal.
05-26-08, 10:18 PM
Not normal, but disassembly is not difficult to find what is amiss. Consult the SRAM tech manual here:
Problem was the "rebound spring" was loose. REI repaired no charge as the bike was brand new.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 4.1.12 Copyright © 2014 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. All rights reserved.