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Old 08-04-08, 05:31 PM   #1
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Squeaky front hub

I have a very annoying squeak in the front hub of my Fulcrum 5's. Anything I can do to cure it or do I need to let a shop handle it?
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Old 08-04-08, 06:05 PM   #2
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does it have those rubber seals on each side? if so lubing them would be the first thing i would try
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Old 08-04-08, 06:41 PM   #3
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does it have those rubber seals on each side? if so lubing them would be the first thing i would try
Or cut them off, thats what the shop did to my rear wheel and I haven't heard a peep since.
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Or cut them off, thats what the shop did to my rear wheel and I haven't heard a peep since.

Cut off the seals? Doesnt sound like a good idea.
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does it have those rubber seals on each side? if so lubing them would be the first thing i would try
Excellent advice! Many new bikes come with rubber seals that are dry and, as a result, squeak. Just pry them out a tad with a small screwdriver and put a couple of drops of lube. I use TriFlow or ExtraDry. End of problem ;-)))
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Cut off the seals? Doesnt sound like a good idea.
At least with my bike, they were purely cosmetic, see this post: Rear Wheel Noise

I assume the same goes for the front wheel.
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