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    Cleaning XO shifters

    I was curious to what most are doing to clean their XO trigger shifters (or similar)? I'm rebuilding my ride for the upcoming season and after removing the covers would like to thoroughly clean them and relube.

    Do most totally disassemble? or just submerge in a cleaning solution and brush clean?

    I'm leaning towards a total disassembly and inspection but have never did this before and am a little nervous.

    Any opinoins?

    David

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    If they are not hanging up I'd leave them as is and just give them a new set of cables and housings to "freshen" things up. If they are full of mud and crud and hanging up/not returning, the guys @ my LBS have a "Sram Shifter Fixer" called WD40. Just flush it out with a liberal ammount of WD and re lube it with a good quality grease like Triflow or Phil's.
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    I'd let that WD40 dry out before applying the lube as it can break down the grease (that is its job after all). Maybe gently blow it dry with a compressor and air tip but carefully. Otherwise- good plan.

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    I understand what you guys are talking about, but w/o a total disassembly, how are you going to get grease on all of the contact surfaces of the parts?

    David

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