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Old 05-23-19, 05:27 PM
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Shifter lube

What should I use to clean and lube this type of shifter? I have cleaned and lubed it with a few different products, it shifts good for a days then stops working after that. Or do I just need new shifters?
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Old 05-23-19, 09:40 PM
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I made a video a while back on the best method I've found to revive old Shimano shifters, New shifter sets are pretty inexpensive though if it's too far gone.

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I suspect that the cleaning and lubing efforts haven't reached the ratchet pawl pivot shafts enough to flush out the now old and gummy grease. Longer soaking in real solvent or penetrating "oils" with compressed air blasts might be more effective. Andy
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