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Old 06-23-09, 08:48 PM
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Depends on where the sand got into. I'd probably try a shop vac first to see if I could suck the sand out. If that didn't work, I'd resort to flushing the brifters with WD-40 and then compressed air to blow the sand out followed by relubing.

Funny you ask this as someone just posted a very similar question about sand in brifters.
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