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Old 06-22-09, 09:30 PM
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Originally Posted by Lurcher View Post
Any ideas?
Clicks, pops, squeaks in the crank area is a symptom of a loose crankarm. Unless you are absolutely sure this is not the case, DO NOT RIDE THE BIKE. Riding with a loose crankarm can cause the interface between the crankarm and the spindle to be distorted, ruining the arm.

Take the bike back to the shop, describe the problem, and then don't sign off on it until the problem goes away and stays away. If the click/pop/vibration reappears, the shop should replace the entire crankset.
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