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  1. #1
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    Jul 2007

    Leaking Shimano XT M775 Bleed Nipple

    Just reinstalled a set of xt 775's on a new frame. bleed went ok, but i'm getting some mineral oil out of my bleed nipple. not a horrible leak, by any means, but definitely getting some weeping. am using a box wrench/torque wrench combo as a crowfoot, so it's tightened to spec.

    is this a metal-on-metal seal, or is there a rubber seat somewhere in there?

    any solutions besides sending it in?

  2. #2
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    Jul 2008
    Try putting teflon tape on the the threads maybe? I would wrap around the end and poke a hole through.
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