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Old 08-25-08, 03:55 PM   #1
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Front derailleur problem

I am working on a bike and the front derailleur will go up to the middle and large chainwheel fine but snaps right back when shifter is released. I think I have the cable taught enough when on the smallest ring. Any ideas, thanks
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What kind of front shifter?
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This sounds like too much cable tension.

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Or it could be a problem with the latching mechanism in the shifter if it is supposed to be indexed. If a friction shifter - maybe the shifter tension adjustment.
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