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    Wobbling Chain and creaking noize

    Hi there,i own and ride a surly steam roller with shimano exage/pake chain ring 46t and kmc Z710 chain for these past few months without any problem but its just recently that theres a loud creaking noise from the chain and when i turn the bike upside down,i notice that the chain are wobbling.Its started bugging me,is it just chain or the crank?or the cog?cog are 17t soma cog.Thankz in advance

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    Moving to mechanics.

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    Is your chainline straight?

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    yeah,it is pretty much straight.

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    It could be a number of things. I doubt it's the cogs though or the chain. You probably have a loose crank arm or a bent spindle.
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    Remove the chain and spin the crank to see if the chainring runs true or is bent.

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