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Old 04-17-14, 05:27 PM   #1
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How do i remove aero brake levers?

I already removed the screws that are inside but they are still stuck in place, any tips?
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Are you sure you removed the right screws?
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Positive, maybe the the previous owner tightened them too much.
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http://techdocs.shimano.com/media/te...9830612343.pdf

Parts 11 and 12 hold the levers to the bars. This is also true of plain aero bars.
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Exactly what kind of brake levers are you talking about?

To remove aero brake levers that don't have shifters, pull the lever partially and look into the gap with a flash light. Use a phillips screwdriver or an allen wrench on the screw that you see and you'll loosen the brake lever clamp enough to slide it off the handlebar.
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Positive, maybe the the previous owner tightened them too much.
I suppose the band could be stuck on pretty good, but if you took the screws all the way out you ought to be able to just whack the hoods with your hand and they'll come loose.
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I suppose the band could be stuck on pretty good, but if you took the screws all the way out you ought to be able to just whack the hoods with your hand and they'll come loose.
Thats what i thought, but i didnt want to scratch the handlebars, but i just sprayed some wd40 and whacked it and now theyre loose. Thanks guys.
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