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XO Type 2 derailleur not "clutching"

Discussion in 'Downhill & Freeride' started by dexterq20, Aug 15, 2013.

  1. dexterq20

    dexterq20 Turbo Monkey

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    Just installed a brand new XO Type 2 short cage rear derailleur, and the clutch mechanism doesn't seem to work. I can get the gears to skip around when bunny hopping out on the street, and when in the stand, there is not much resistance when I push forward on the cage (feels like a non-clutch derailleur). What do I do? Is it defective?
     

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  2. boylagz

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    Wow. Sounds like it is defective. Havent had that prob with my X9 Type 2...
     
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    Nick My name is Nick

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    ok, had to get that out of the way.
    Doesn't the XO have a button to engage the clutch? Check that, maybe it's just disengageified.
     
  4. boylagz

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    Cagelock doesnt allow any cage movement. At all. If he can swing it and it doesnt feel taught, somethings wrong.
     
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    The cage DOES have tension, but it feels like a normal non-clutch derailleur. There's no resistance like you would expect from the so-called clutch gizmo.
     
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    Warranty time!
     
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    #8 -   Aug 16, 2013
    Last edited: Aug 16, 2013
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    #10 -   Aug 16, 2013
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  11. boylagz

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    ^ Dang. Haha ok. Calling my dentist now...