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Shimano XTR rear derailleur is stuck

Old 11-08-20, 02:53 PM
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Shimano XTR rear derailleur is stuck

Shifting problems, I removed my shifting cable finally, and discovered that my derailleur is stuck. It just doesnít move at all. Any suggestions on what to do next? Is this a common problem with a common fix? I watched a view on how it dissemble this type of derailleur but I donít know what to look for as an explanation of why this has happened.
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Old 11-08-20, 03:16 PM
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IF it WAS working properly, you probably have a tiny pebble binding things up.
They just don't bind up unless they haven't been "exercised" and simply rusted up.
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Old 11-08-20, 06:57 PM
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The shifting cable has been removed and the derailleur is at the 2nd largest cog position (not the smallest cog).

I suppose I should take the chain off and take the derailleur apart and see if that will somehow reveal what is going on.
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Old 11-08-20, 09:37 PM
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I took off the chain, and the derailleur snapped back to the most outermost position. I guess I’m going to install the chain again and see if it works.
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