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Discussion in 'Downhill & Freeride' started by 'size, Nov 26, 2017.
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i do ride with the knob installed (just like RM's mom likes it. boom.) but even then the hex isn't snug inside the needle so it will still rattle (i've tested this). i've gone through everything obvious except full disassembly and re-grease and decided it's most likely a not enough grease between the needle and shaft during assembly issue and it just eventually went south over time and bumps. and yes the wave spring is there. my lbs is running it by sram but i talked to an aftermarket service/tune business who said they'd never encountered it but agreed the grease was the most likely issue since all adjustments work fine and as intended and i can actually see the small gap between the needle and inner shaft and move the needle side to side with a tiny flat head screwdriver.
i grabbed some small o-rings that fit inside the shaft and still allow the rebound adjuster to pass through to the needle and turn it. i'm going to give that a shot first (it works outside the stanchions/lowers) then go to full disassembly if that doesn't help it or sram surprises me and says they know definitively what the issue is or isn't without me having to send the whole thing to them.
thanks for your ideas and help.
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