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    Broken crank?

    I have a problem with my crank. When ever i pedal a full rotation it feels like my crank is slipping, almost like some threads are shredded.

    Just tonight i checked out what the problem could be. What i did was i grabbed both cranks. I pulled one up and pushed the other one down. The cranks slipped away from each,(one went up and one went down), about a centimeter. I checked to make sure the blots were tight, which they were. So i switched them out with bolts from my other bike, but i had the same problem. I think what caused this is, i jumped a set of stairs that may have been to big to jump. It was a big impact, especially since i have a hard tale. My question is, what is wrong with my bike, and what do i have to do to fix it.

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    What bike, what crank.

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    Without any further information, it's possible you bent the crank arm and or spindle by landing that big jump.

    Best thing to do is to visit your local LBS or a friend who knows bicycle repair.

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    I would get the right tools and take it apart. Are they moving on the spline, or is it a loose ball bearing? You could have broken a bearing or a race.. Who knows. You won't know till you open it up. Post a pic of it. Thatll help us get you on the right track.

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