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Old 09-20-20, 11:36 PM
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Dahon Mu broken latch

I bought a used Dahon Mu on Craigslist and either I failed to inspect it properly, or I pushed the handle/latch with too much force when trying to adjust the frame hinge, and now I have a broken latch. The rest of the mechanism seems fine as far as I can tell.
I'm looking for help with finding this part on-line.
Is it possible to buy just the latch?
I found the whole kit sold in Europe for around $25, but the shipping is $40+.
And I don't really need the whole kit. I only need the latch/handle.
Anyone know the part number and where to find it in USA?
Sorry, can't attach the photos of the broken latch due to minimum number of posts requirement.
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Old 09-21-20, 03:06 AM
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uma try search "repair kit newer mu" on google.
there is a big store.in us.
it sells only the whole mecanism.
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Old 09-21-20, 03:38 PM
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Thanks. I did see a kit for sale on thorusa dot com, but the picture for the kit does not load so I’m not sure if the kit will fit this bike. To be honest I’m not sure what year model this Mu is. But the European online store Holland bike shop shows the exact same parts. But it does not show the part number, so I can’t cross reference them with thorusa. Might as well try to contact thorusa to make sure it’s the part I need.
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Originally Posted by uma View Post
Thanks. I did see a kit for sale on thorusa dot com, but the picture for the kit does not load so Iím not sure if the kit will fit this bike. To be honest Iím not sure what year model this Mu is. But the European online store Holland bike shop shows the exact same parts. But it does not show the part number, so I canít cross reference them with thorusa. Might as well try to contact thorusa to make sure itís the part I need.
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Old 09-21-20, 07:13 PM
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Just for insurance, I would try giving Dahon customer service a call. Sometimes they used to have certain parts. Have the frame # ready, if you can't find the model year.
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Old 09-26-20, 06:24 PM
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If no luck with Thor (unlikely... he's very helpful), post an image of your broken lever (off the bike) next to a metric ruler for scale. I may have a spare I can send you if you are in the USA.
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