Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Camp Hill, PA
Bikes: Too many to list here check my signature.
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How long have you had the bike? if it is a '09 it may still be under warranty. certainly have the shop contact Specialized, they may have an issue with that hub.
as for the wheel why can't the shop service it? I am not familiar with these wheels but I would think the freehub body should come off. you may have nothing to lose by trying to squirt soem triflow between the body outside and inside.
$250 for a set of new wheels is not a bad price. you can get cheaper ones, and if you ride alot it never hurts to have a spare wheel set or at the very least a spare rear wheel.
Bianchis '87 Sport SX, '90 Proto, '90 Campione del Fausto Giamondi Specialisma Italiano Mundo, '91 Boarala 'cross, '93 Project 3, '86 Volpe, '97 Ti Megatube, , '90 something Vento 603,
Others but still loved,; '80 RIGI, '80 Batavus Professional, '87 Cornelo, '09 Motobecane SOLD, '?? Jane Doe (still on the drawing board), '90ish Haro Escape