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    New question here. Hayes Lever Question

    So I recently bought a bike off this guy and the only thing that was questionable was the rear break lever. This model has a "break-away" feature incase you eat it, the levers pop open and forward. The rear level is so sensitive, that it will pop out just from going off a curb. The guy that I bought the bike from said that all that needs to be done to it is to put some sort of washer in there. Is there anyone who knows what this guy is talking about, cause I sure dont. Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MorphineAddict
    So I recently bought a bike off this guy and the only thing that was questionable was the rear break lever. This model has a "break-away" feature incase you eat it, the levers pop open and forward. The rear level is so sensitive, that it will pop out just from going off a curb. The guy that I bought the bike from said that all that needs to be done to it is to put some sort of washer in there. Is there anyone who knows what this guy is talking about, cause I sure dont. Thanks.
    It's the lever pivot assembly, it consists of 2 small plastic round thingies and a small rod that is pressed into the lever. Buy one at your shop($10)and ask them to install it, its a pain to install without this special tool. The levers are made to bend or break so the master cylinder is not damaged.

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    Hayes Lever Problem

    Quote Originally Posted by rroeder
    It's the lever pivot assembly, it consists of 2 small plastic round thingies and a small rod that is pressed into the lever. Buy one at your shop($10)and ask them to install it, its a pain to install without this special tool. The levers are made to bend or break so the master cylinder is not damaged.
    Cool, thanks alot. I'm goin after work. Cheers!

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