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    Dropout (Horst) Pivot bolt keeps loosening on a Epic Comp '12

    I bought a used Epic Comp '12 frame from my LBS, and the dropout pivot bolt (referring to page 5 here) keeps loosening out, resulting in creeks coming from the frame, mostly when riding uphill.

    Is this a known issue / has anyone else experienced this problem?

    The bike is now at the shop being serviced. The manager said they will apply Loctite to hold the bolt in place - is this an acceptable solution or does this mean there may be something faulty in the frame?

    I have a 3-month warranty on the frame, so i need to act fast and follow thru this issue.

    Any feedback would be much appreciated.

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    Yeah Loctite should fix you up with that.
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