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Set the right amount of slack in chain .tighten rear wheel.turn the rear wheel by hand and the chain get massive slack till you get to the point you started .please help let me know how to fix

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Your problem is a bit unusual. ITighten the chain with the axle bolt somewhat snug. You want to be pulling the axle to the rear "under pressure". When the chain is at the proper amount of slack, tighten the axle tight. Now tighten the lock nut on the adjuster. Please rate my answer.

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You need a new chain. the old chain has stretched in spots.

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Replace with new chain and with a set of new sprockets.

If the chain has worn out un-uniformly this will occur.
Loosen the wheel chain sprocket, adjust the chain tension first.
Tighten the main axle and then tighten wheel the sprocket.
You may have to do on trial and error some times.

After the job is over re check the tension after few days ride and
readjust if required.

Posted on Sep 14, 2010

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