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Feel a click from BB when weight on downward pedal

cr250noobcr250noob Posts: 57
edited April 2013 in MTB workshop & tech
Hi all, just recently ive noticed that when pedaling hard i can feel and hear a click from the bottom bracket. Doesnt happen when just lightly spinning away. Cant feel any play in the crank with hands and ive tried tightening up the crank bolts. Also swapped out pedals and it still does it. It doesnt feel super smooth to turn but not rough either. Its a truative power spline. Is it worth regreasing it all or just get a new one?
Felt F95
Orange Alpine 160

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  • nicklousenicklouse Posts: 50,675 Lives Here
    it is not a servicable unit.
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  • cr250noobcr250noob Posts: 57
    Ah, so guess its replacement time then.
    Felt F95
    Orange Alpine 160
  • pesky_jonespesky_jones Posts: 2,890
    Sorry to hijack this thread, but I have exactly the same problem but my BB is Shimano, Octalink spline, cartridge bearing, 68mm

    Any words of advice?
  • cooldadcooldad Posts: 32,599
    cr250noob wrote:
    Ah, so guess its replacement time then.
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  • pesky_jonespesky_jones Posts: 2,890
    cooldad wrote:
    cr250noob wrote:
    Ah, so guess its replacement time then.

    Cheers.
  • Chunkers1980Chunkers1980 Posts: 8,035
    Crc were knocking them out very cheap
  • cr250noobcr250noob Posts: 57
    If i reserve the truative BB and halfords own chain tool online for collection get 20% off. So around £30 in total.
    Felt F95
    Orange Alpine 160
  • heez29heez29 Posts: 612
    You'll need a BB tool and crank puller but you won't need a chain tool to replace BB.
  • cr250noobcr250noob Posts: 57
    Dont know why i wrote chain tool, lol! I meant BB tool.
    Felt F95
    Orange Alpine 160
  • Dirty-BoyDirty-Boy Posts: 47
    It might just need removing, cleaning and regreasing the threads. Although the bearings aren't serviceable sometimes they can click if the bottom bracket isn't nice and tight.
  • cr250noobcr250noob Posts: 57
    Dirty-Boy wrote:
    It might just need removing, cleaning and regreasing the threads. Although the bearings aren't serviceable sometimes they can click if the bottom bracket isn't nice and tight.

    Ill give it a go, someone else suggested that to me. Think it will prob need doing sooner or later tho.
    Felt F95
    Orange Alpine 160
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