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How do you stop the cable from slipping out of BB7s?

Discussion in 'The Shop' started by Savage_Animal, Feb 21, 2008.

  1. Savage_Animal

    Savage_Animal Monkey

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    On the caliper of my 07 BB7 mechanical brake the wire keep slipping out; is there anything I can do to make it stay tighter? I tried tightening the screw as much as possible but it still slips out.
    Any ideas?
     

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  2. HAB

    HAB Chelsea from Seattle

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    Is your cable fixing plate missing/ oriented incorrectly? Should look somthing like this:

     
  3. BrooklynMachine

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    you've probably tweaked the fixing plate. Make sure the plane of the plate is totally flat, or take it to your LBS and they can fix it or get a replacement from SRAM.
     
  4. w00dy

    w00dy In heaven there is no beer

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    This happened to me, the cable actually dug a little channel in the lever arm on the caliper. Loosen the pinch bolt, wrap the cable around the bolt 180deg. and re-tighten it. You should be golden.