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The quick release rear wheel has does not operate as well as it used to.Leaver not back.Tighten up,will not hold wheel in place,why ?

The quick release rear wheel has does not operate as well as it used to.Leaver not back.Tighten up,will not hold wheel in place,why ?I know you should push back leaver hence leaver not back.Originally there was no problem in tightening up,now after tightening up will easily dislocate,why.The wheel sits well back,any ideas.

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Try putting a couple drops of oil on the lever pivot. The tighten the nut on the opposite side about a half turn. That should allow you to tighten the QR a bit more and hopefully that will hold your wheel. If it doesn't, remove the nut and look at the side that clamps against the drop out. There should be visible teeth that bite into the dropout to hold the wheel in place. If the teeth are worn smooth, you need to replace the nut. A steel one will hold up better than an aluminum one.

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Some less expensive bikes do not come with quick release skewers. You just unscrew the bolts like you would any other using a wrench or socket. The will probably be really tight so you may need to bear down or use a cheater pipe. Unfortunately, these bolt on wheels tend to be solid axles and cannot take a quick release skewer. You would need to replace the wheel.

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Take a little trip to www.schwinn.com They have instruction manuals, videos and most importantly a customer service line with someone that can walk you through their specific product.

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