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Old 02-09-18, 08:00 PM
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GMC Denali 700 cc

The brakes are not mounted to the bike correctly. The left brake is wiggley while right brake is absolutely fine and not moving at all
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Old 02-09-18, 08:01 PM
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what do i do???
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Old 02-09-18, 08:20 PM
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I think there are two different Denali bikes. A flat bar Denali and a drop bar Denali.

If you have the drop bar Denali, usually there is a screw (often Allen type) behind the lever holding the lever to the bars.

Depending on the type of lever, some have a hole in front that you can fit your wrench through. Others, you open the lever to get the wrench in.

It may help to remove a wheel to better release cable tension, or open the cable tension release.
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Old 02-09-18, 09:07 PM
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Thanks bro i will try that tomorrow morning!!!!!!
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Old 02-10-18, 06:07 AM
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If it's new
warranty return to walmart

if it's old
probably need a new brake lever; the stock ones have plastic bases and they crack then become permanently loose
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Old 02-10-18, 07:59 AM
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Just tighten it up as CliffordK said. It's been awhile but I think I recall correctly (on the drop bar hooded levers). You close the lever(squeeze it closed) then the bolt is over the top of the lever inside the hood, in that area that you opened up. You can't see it unless you shine a flashlight into there. It IS an Allen type, at least mine is, around 8mm I think.
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Originally Posted by wphamilton View Post
Just tighten it up as CliffordK said. It's been awhile but I think I recall correctly (on the drop bar hooded levers). You close the lever(squeeze it closed) then the bolt is over the top of the lever inside the hood, in that area that you opened up. You can't see it unless you shine a flashlight into there. It IS an Allen type, at least mine is, around 8mm I think.
Most of the bolts I've seen use about a 5mm Allen wrench, but range from 4mm or so to 6mm.

8mm would be pretty big.
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Originally Posted by CliffordK View Post
Most of the bolts I've seen use about a 5mm Allen wrench, but range from 4mm or so to 6mm.

8mm would be pretty big.
It's been several years, but I remember it being quite a bit bigger than I expected. could be 6, but it seems like it was bigger still.
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