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Why does my bike chain keep falling off?

I haven't ridden it in a while,and even then my chain fell off!!!!!!!!

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    Aislyn Mellor Apr 20, 2015

    I can fix it, but I want the chain to stay on

  • Aislyn Mellor
    Aislyn Mellor Apr 20, 2015

    Will SOMEONE answer me please!?!?

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Sounds like your chain guides are out of line or your speed changer is not lining up where they should be. Your chain is not running straight on the gears. Either that or you have a bent sprocket.

Posted on Apr 20, 2015

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Yes you need to adjust you indexing. Follow the instruction on the below website.

dorkythorpy How to Stop Chain Rub Noisy Chain

Its quite a tricky thing to do, so be patient but you will be able able to do it.

You will need an Allen key / Allen wrench and a small screwdriver.

Posted on Apr 30, 2015

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