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Old 06-13-18, 03:27 PM
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Transfer Shift/Brake Levers to new "Bracket" Unit?

My Ultegra 6700 Rear Shifter broke today. The ratchet mechanism is broken and fell out. I was looking around for possible new/used replacements and came upon this "spare part" on Ebay. Anyone know how easy/hard it is to transfer over the shift and brake levers??

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I believe the ratchet assembly is housed in the brake lever blade, so the imaged part isn't going to fix the problem. What am I missing? Andy
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I believe the ratchet assembly is housed in the brake lever blade, so the imaged part isn't going to fix the problem. What am I missing? Andy
I am pretty sure the shifter "brains" including the indexing/ratchet up/down are in the hood unit pictured above. But I am playing with my (broken) one and can't see an easy way to get the brake and inner shifter off. Am hoping someone here knows how.
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So I poked around on YouTube and did find a video of someone taking the shifters apart, and it looks like you just pop the screw that holds the levers to the shifter. It looks easy on the video, but I can't seem to manage it on mine. Any tips??
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It looks like there's an "e" clip retainer on the hinge pin inside the brake lever. I bet it's hard to see. Maybe you can push hard on the hinge pin to remove it, but you'll need to find the clip and know how to reinstall it.
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