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Why my 9sp SLX rear derailleur prevents me from removing rear wheel?

Old 04-26-19, 05:12 PM
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Why my 9sp SLX rear derailleur prevents me from removing rear wheel?

the part where the cable tightens to digs into the cassette every time I try to remove my rear wheel. I can´t even put on the rear wheel without removing the rear derailleur first.

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Old 04-27-19, 08:07 AM
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Did you try putting it in the highest gear first?
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Old 04-27-19, 12:55 PM
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yes, but the cable nut thing protrudes inward such that it blocks the cassette from disengaging with the dropout even when I am in the outer most (highest) gear.

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Did you try putting it in the highest gear first?
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Old 04-27-19, 01:33 PM
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Grab the derailleur just above the SLX logo and rotate it toward the back of the bike, around that pivot with the Torx bolt. The actuation arm will move up and out of the way to allow the wheel to be removed/inserted.
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Old 05-29-19, 03:13 PM
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Go to you LBS and ask them to show you. Offer to pay them or just pick up a couple of tubes or some gear you might need. Some manufacturers have made it very hard to remove rear wheels and most good shop wrench's know the secrets on how to remove them. You will learn much easier if someone shows you.

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Old 05-30-19, 08:17 PM
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might it be bent or the hanger?
post up a pic of the offending parts
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