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    rock shox dart 1 spring rattle

    I recently bought a mtn. bike for my nephew that came with the rock shox dart 1. My question is I continuously hear the springs rattling inside the front fork tubes. Is this normal or what?

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    you sure it's from the fork?
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    rock shox dart 1 rattle

    Thanks for the reply. Sad to say I am sure it is coming from the shock. I can take my hand and bang on the side of the fork and duplicate the rattle. Sounds just like the spring rattling in the tube. So from what I gather this is NOT normal.

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    Not normal, but disassembly is not difficult to find what is amiss. Consult the SRAM tech manual here:

    http://www.sram.com/_media/techdocs/...nual%20web.pdf
    Last edited by Old School; 05-26-08 at 09:29 PM.
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    Problem was the "rebound spring" was loose. REI repaired no charge as the bike was brand new.

    Thanks all.

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