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Old 09-10-09, 09:28 AM
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Originally Posted by BigDaddyPete View Post
Sounds like the pedal was installed wrong. I've done it myself. Usually means that the crank arm has to be replaced. Since they did the work, hopefully they'll replace it. Good luck and happy commuting.
How did you install the pedal wrong? Did you cross-thread it? Did you lubricate the axle threads?


Something similar happened to my niece. One of her pedals came unthreaded while riding - I bought a pedal tap to repair the threads in the crank, but that wasn't enough - I also needed a die to repair the threads on the pedal. So I bought that too, and now it's fine. Unless the threads are heavily damaged, maybe the LBS can do the same for you.
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