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How Do I adjust Front Derailleur?

Old 06-16-13, 01:32 PM
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How Do I adjust Front Derailleur?

I have a road bike with Ultrega 10 speed and triple front derailleur.

When I am in the 3 smallest cogs on the rear and the big chain ring, the chain is slightly rubbing the outside of the front derailleur cage. What adjustment do I make to stop this?

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Back off the (H) screw 1/8 a turn until it doesn't .
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Was it ever right?

If it was once right and has drifted out of adjustment, you probably need just a skosh more of cable tension. Find a barrel adjuster between the shifter and front derailleur and turn it CCW about 1/4 to 1/2 turn. That should fix it.

If it has always been this way, you probably need to start from "Go". Go to parktool.com. Find the directions for installing a front derailleur. Disconnect the shift cable and start from the very beginning with the position of the derailleur relative to the seatpost. Do the steps in order and don't be tempted to skip any steps because each adjustment you make can affect subsequent adjustments.

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