Cable head jammed inside Shimano shifter

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Psamathe
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Re: Cable head jammed inside Shimano shifter

Postby Psamathe » 6 Jan 2021, 11:44am

Audax67 wrote:@Doff Congrats! There ought to be a fraternity with a membership badge. More to the point, Shimano ought to provide a special extractor free of charge with every set of shifters.

Could it be designed to be easier? I can see special tools helping but when away on tour you ideally don't want to be lugging around loads of special tools in case you need to make repairs.

Ian

Valbrona
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Re: Cable head jammed inside Shimano shifter

Postby Valbrona » 6 Jan 2021, 12:38pm

I thought I had one jammed once until I realized that the cable end cap on the end of the cable was preventing pull through.
I should coco.