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Problem greasing Speedplay Zero pedals

Old 04-16-10, 09:20 AM
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Problem greasing Speedplay Zero pedals

I've been using Speedplay's for a while now and need to grease my pedals, which I have never done before.

I got one of those Finish Line grease guns and attempted to do it but ran in a problem. From what I understand the instructions say that as you pump in the grease and turn the pedal the old grease should be forced out of the spindle side of the pedal.

When I tried it it worked fine at first but instead of the grease coming out of th spindle side it actually pushed the black plastic insert, the area that the grease port screw goes in to, out of the pedal.

What am I doing wrong?
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don't force the grease gun, just hold it in the port and push the grease in and as the instructions said turning the pedal.
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Ok I'll try to go slower and see how it goes.


On another note, does anyone know how much a replacement body for Zero pedals are?
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I think a complete rebuild kit goes for around $100. That's a pair of bodies and a bunch of other parts though.
If you need just one body, check with your local Speedplay dealer. They might have one on its own in their service kit.
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Originally Posted by Torchy McFlux
I think a complete rebuild kit goes for around $100. That's a pair of bodies and a bunch of other parts though.
If you need just one body, check with your local Speedplay dealer. They might have one on its own in their service kit.
Speedplay does charge high prices for their rebuild kits and requires you obtain them from a dealer. They won't sell repair parts directly to the user and have a minimum dealer order so many LBS's are reluctant to special order what you need unless they have a large enough order to make it worth while.

I found the cost for a body and bearing kit for my Frogs was high enough to warrant getting new complete pedals since the pedals come with new cleats that retail for over $30 by themselves.
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