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Old 03-17-12, 01:56 AM   #1
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Low gear problem on Brompton (3 speed hub)

I cannot select low gear on my Brompton any more! I have spent much time adjusting the tightness of the gear cable without any success. Any other simple checks I can do? Or do I need a new hub? Thanks.
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Old 03-17-12, 06:30 AM   #2
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Hello!

In case you do not get good answers from this group you find the IGH experts here: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Geared_hub_bikes/

And the brompton group Here: http://sports.groups.yahoo.com/group...guid=374120424

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Old 03-17-12, 09:28 AM   #3
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2nd properly adjusted?

To eliminate Lever issues, how is it By pulling the indicator chain directly?
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If I pull the indicator chain directly I still don't seem to be able to engage the lowest gear
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Old 03-18-12, 01:17 AM   #5
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Could be the low gear pawl.. broken spring perhaps. fortunately every part of Aw3 hubs is sold.

hub shell comes apart, big spline .. behind the cog.
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Try to adjust them first.


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