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Front Wheel Dragging

Faceplant99Faceplant99 Posts: 5
edited September 2010 in MTB workshop & tech
Hi All,

I have noticed that my front heel is dragging and doesnt spin freely as it should. I have a Fox 32 float rc2, with 20mm axel. I notice when i release the two leavers at the bottom of the fork, the wheel spins ok, but when they are tightened the wheel drags and only turns a few times,

Any advice welcome


  • nicklousenicklouse Posts: 50,675 Lives Here
    sounds like the caliper needs aligning.
    "Do not follow where the path may lead, Go instead where there is no path, and Leave a Trail."
    Parktools :?:SheldonBrown
  • yer, not sure if its the caliper as the float 32 has a bolt through axel as opposed to a quick release.
  • what i mean is sometimes the caliper gets pushed out of sync when the traditional QR is tightened, however on the throug axel there is no movement when the two leavers are tigtened. could it be bearings or hub?
  • sniper68sniper68 Posts: 2,910
    The brake calliper can still move.
    Fit the wheel
    Loosen the bolts holding the calliper to the mount,
    Spin the wheel,
    Press and hold the brake lever
    Tighten the bolts.
  • cool, will give that a go tonight,

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