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Old 05-30-14, 07:35 AM
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Yeah, those shifters aren't exactly service-friendly. Soaking them with oil is about all you can do, and if they still malfunction (probably due to a broken spring or ratchet, or bent part somewhere) you chuck them in the trash and buy a new one. Shimano used to sell the individual shifting units separately as a small part:

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