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Old 03-02-19, 12:49 PM
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Leaking lever

Idk exactly whats wrong but i think my master cylinder is leaking since i found some oil under the lever. There is nothing i can do, right? (just replace?)
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Adding some detail, like what the component it is (make, model number at a minimum) Going to take it that it's a brake lever, but there are many brands, and different types, some are more serviceable than others
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Agreed. Some levers have the ability to replace/tighten/bleed their fittings/lines. Some less so. If you have a leak and you only replace the lever then someone will have to do the work which includes much of the skill to service the OEM lever. Do you have that skill/tooling or will you seek out help at a LBS or qualified friend? Andy
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Before replacing anything make sure the fittings and screws are tight. Then wipe down with alcohol and go ride it for a while.
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& the bladder under the reservoir cap, is it's cover tight ?
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Originally Posted by jimc101 View Post
Adding some detail, like what the component it is (make, model number at a minimum) Going to take it that it's a brake lever, but there are many brands, and different types, some are more serviceable than others
Some ****ty Saccons
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Originally Posted by Andrew R Stewart View Post
Agreed. Some levers have the ability to replace/tighten/bleed their fittings/lines. Some less so. If you have a leak and you only replace the lever then someone will have to do the work which includes much of the skill to service the OEM lever. Do you have that skill/tooling or will you seek out help at a LBS or qualified friend? Andy
Well my "LBS" told me its better to just replace so yeah...
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