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Old 06-29-08, 01:24 PM
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coaster brake squeal

I just bought a new electra coaster3 and i have put on about 50 miles so far. I had to bring it back for an ajustment of the crank set and a squeaky seat. Now the brake is really squealling loudly. I hate to bring it back again the owner has a real bad attitude. Any way i could fix this myself?
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Old 06-29-08, 02:23 PM
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take it back anyway have the shop deal with it . it new and should not be doing this.you could put some light oil into it. good luck.
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Old 06-29-08, 04:48 PM
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help

i still would like to know why this is happening. It should be an easy fix. If anyone could help please let me know
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More then likely, there wasn't enough grease put in the hub at the factory. Most new coaster brake bikes I build have a creak in them from not enough grease.
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