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Record 10 brake lever(4 posts)

Record 10 brake leverPygme
Jul 31, 2003 5:31 PM
My record 10 brake lever will not spring back after being applied. I have to push it forward with my knuckles.

I think it is in the shifter/lever itself.

I removed the cable and te brakes themselves spring back out but the lever still will not spring forward.

It feels like it is "stuck." Is there a spring in there or possible corrosion that is causing the problem. Can the shifter be removed, taken apart and serviced?

thanks for any help!
Is it a new build?pedalpete
Jul 31, 2003 10:02 PM
I had a similar issue after replacing cable housing. The housing was too short, and the lever wouldn't spring back.
happened to megrandemamou
Aug 1, 2003 4:22 AM
The cause was a crushed cable. The cable should fit in the little groove. At some point when I adjusted the brakes I did not seat it properly and crushed the cable. It no longer fit into the groove and would just slip every time I tried to apply the brakes.

I just replaced the cable and it worked fine.
re: Record 10 brake leverbigdeal
Aug 1, 2003 5:20 AM
The hoods have small notches where they 'hook' between the bar and shifter body, on mine one of the notch/hooks wasn't in place and caused shifting havoc...check that too.