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Hi trying to re grease the pedal sprocket bearings on my Ross Rock Machine mountain bike. I got off the pedal arm on the right side but can't figure out how the left side comes off. The pedal arm looks like it should come off but does not and the sprocket assemble doesn't just slide out. Can you square me away

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Bottom brackets are sealed, removing the seal will have potential for damage. If it's making noise, replace it or better yet upgrade as a crankset. You'll have new crankarms, bottom bracket, chainrings with it. Unless you have the correct bicycle tools (not general automotive tools) you won't be able to pull your crank and even reach the seal for the bottom bracket. Click here for tools you need to do the job.

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