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Old 07-05-20, 07:09 AM
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Can't open adjustable stem of handlebar. Help)

Hey guys and girls) I've bought used Giant ILLUSION DX GTS XL/60 with adjustable stem for a handlebar. Had numerous attempts to open the stem and change handlebar position - it won't open Tried looking for manuals, the same bicycle owners - no results. The brand of the stem is Tranz X. Need your help!

Description - there is a small button-looking thing on the left of the stem which probably holds the top metal plate (there is a sticker on it "read instruction manual before use" - look below). Tried to push it and pull the top metal plate - nothing. Tried to turn the plastic button - it looks like it is not supposed to be rotated. Also applied WD-40 (penetrating oil) on things inside the stem - still nothing.
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Not exactly the same stem as yours but similar and made by TransX.
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A photo or link top a image would be of help of your stem. Andy
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