Tip & How-To about Bugaboo Cameleon Jogger


I must admit I'm not impressed with the new lever locks, the old wing nuts are far stronger but are more fiddly to adjust. If your lever type lock starts slipping here's how to fix it. The handle extension lever is held in by the pin it pivots on, cut the tip of a smaller size nail and use it to tap out the pin.
There should be a rubber block and a matching steel shim under the lever. The lever pushes on the shim and the shim on to the rubber block jamming it against the handle. The steel shim is the usual problem. it slips out. Open the other side and use that shim to get a copy cut. A piece cut out of a tin can or scrap piece of metal could work or goggle "shim" to find a local supplier. If you are lucky and all the parts are there and the rubber block is just a bit worn you can add an extra shim. I used a piece of edge banding just because it was in my workshop it's thin, easy to cut and water proof.

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Then remove the locknut from the mainshaft to the locking lever. This will allow you to raise the lock lever enough to get a hexkey into the screw that holds the lock lever onto the shaft, so you can remove the lever.

You have to remove the mainshaft completely, which unscrews from a secondary nut below the spring. Should be able to just apply pressure to this nut with a screwdriver while you remove the shaft.

Through the new washer, reinstall the shaft and reverse the disassembly process.

Kind of trial and error to determine how far to screw the mainshaft back in. Too far and the lock lever binds. Not far enough, and you won't get enough locking pressure.

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