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Can't find the location to attach the rear brake pedal spring to?

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Presuming your bike is disc brake on the rear, disconect the pedal from the piston which opperates the brake mastercylinder, by removing the clip and clevis pin, now when you press the pedal you should have no resistance at all, if the pedal still sticks then you will have to remove the pedal and knock out the shaft from the frame and clean the shaft and the hole in the frame before greasing and refitting, it may also be the piston sticking inside the mastercylinder

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SOURCE: my rear brake pedal dont spring back up

Spring from the back of the brake pedal to the rearset/ hanger has fallen off, does the brake still work ? If not replace master cylinder

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Had the same problem and after cleaning, then greasing, problem solved. Brake pedal not sticking now. Thanks for the information.

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