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    Recurring main pivot play on scout

    Anybody have issues with the main pivot developing vertical play? Now on my third bearing (enduro) and play has returned after a few weeks. Was ok for the first 8mths.
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    You sure it's tight enough?

    I haven't changed bearings in the 1+year I've had my scout, but it needs to be pretty tight to avoid play.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dnn View Post
    You sure it's tight enough?

    I haven't changed bearings in the 1+year I've had my scout, but it needs to be pretty tight to avoid play.
    Yep, torqued to the right amount. Pretty sure its not the bearing as well it being so new.
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    Quote Originally Posted by darrenspink View Post
    Yep, torqued to the right amount. Pretty sure its not the bearing as well it being so new.
    Allright.
    I know I may state some obvious things...
    I had some play too and checked every bolt on my bike. The small black bolts near the end of the rear triangle was quite loose on mine. I dont know if it was those that gave some play but when I tightened every bolt it was gone.

    One thing I noticed was that the shock-bolts tend to get loose and if they are just slightly too loose it give some play that feel like it's the frame.

    Good luck in your hunt for the reason.

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    Checked everything, can also feel/hear the movement from there. Going to follow the main pivot info here https://www.transitionbikes.com/PDF/...nual_Scout.pdf
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    I just read that many people seem to miss the bolt within the main pivot. Outside there is a 4mm but remember to tighten the 8mm bolt within.

    Did you check that one?

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    darrenspink, feel free to give us a shout and follow the prompts for the service department (360) 366-4960 extension 120 or shoot Josh our in house technician an email at Josh@transitionbikes.com. We can help you figure out what might be going on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Transition Bikes View Post
    darrenspink, feel free to give us a shout and follow the prompts for the service department (360) 366-4960 extension 120 or shoot Josh our in house technician an email at Josh@transitionbikes.com. We can help you figure out what might be going on.

    Cheers,
    TBC
    Thanks, seem to have found the problem. Took it all apart again and realised that there's some wear to the axle which means it's not flush/tight when in. You can see from the photo below. So now I need to find a replacement in the UK somewhere.

    Recurring main pivot play on scout-20160701_162327.jpg
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