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Old 06-06-06, 07:05 PM   #1
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Shifter problem

So I stupidly disassembled my front Shimano Deore shifter, and the circular spring popped out and I have no idea how to get it to fit. Looking at the other shifter I can figure how it should go, but it won't coil without not wanting to fit.

Can anyone help at all?
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Old 06-06-06, 07:21 PM   #2
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hmm i really have no idea what you are talking about, but maybe try putting the spring in with your shifter in the lowest/ highest gear. With any luck it will pop on in.
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Take that shifter and throw it in the garbage. Then buy a new one. Never take one apart...it is like a can of worms...like you have found out. When they wear out, they are done. Just replace it.
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Yeah, I already picked one up on ebay. It's like a rolex inside...
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