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Old 09-14-12, 09:14 PM   #1
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Crank noise

I have a motobecane comfort bike with truativ cranks recently there's a grinding or actually a creaking coming from the housing thEy bolt to, not sure what it's called, is this something as a novice bike mechanic I should be able to handle myself, I assume I just need to pack the bearings, simple right? I ass u me
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Old 09-14-12, 09:19 PM   #2
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Start here. http://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help
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Old 09-14-12, 10:27 PM   #3
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How old is the bike? You need a bunch of special tools if it's vintage, only one tool if it's a newer moto from bikesdirect.com.
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Old 09-14-12, 11:06 PM   #4
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Yea it's newer, just a couple years old
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