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  1. #1
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    Dec 2012

    XT M785 Lever feels slow

    My XT M785 rear brake lever feels really slow, when i press it, it then returns slower than the front brake lever.

    I have noticed that when i push the lever outwards, the ball that the lever pushes in, is loose and goes down. this does not happen on the front brake's lever.

    What can be the problem? I have bled the brake twice.


  2. #2
    West Chester, PA
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    I was having the same issue for months and it was driving me crazy. Turns out it was a very simple fix. My SRAM shifter had moved a little at some point and the shifter body was pressed against the bottom of the lever pivot pin. Adjusted the shifter so there was a tiny gap again and the lever snaps back like it should. Duh!!!

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