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    Chain jams, rear derailleur springs forward on right hand turns

    Hey guys,

    I have a full 2012 xt drivetrain, and 2013 Easton haven wheels/hubs. Recently, I've been having a problem of my chain getting temporarily jammed (really quick, about .5 seconds) while I'm coasting, taking hard right hand corners and while in little "whoops" where I'm
    Coasting and 'G-out' and good amount. So basically, when there's a force exerting down on the rear wheel, my rear derailleur snaps forward and my chain loosens above the chain stay and then in an instant, everything snaps back to place. It's almost as if the hub is binding under heavy loads. It's pretty loud and getting pretty annoying.

    Any help would be appreciated!

    Thank you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bobsaget View Post
    Hey guys,

    my chain loosens above the chain stay and then in an instant, everything snaps back to place. It's almost as if the hub is binding under heavy loads.
    Sounds like you need to get your freehub body looked at/rebuilt.

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    It does sound like you freehub isn't so free. Can you back-pedal or does the same thing happen?

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