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I had to replace my twist shifter cable for the front deraileur. A small metal "V" shaped piece dropped out, how do I put this back in and at what position.

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    The cable snap how do I put it back

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Those are pretty tough to replace... The shape of the plastic shifter case should be your guide- there's a little nook that the v-shaped metal sits in. I *believe* that the side with the little bump-out goes towards the middle of the shifter- but you could look for what's called an "exploded diagram" of your shifter online (use the numbers & letters on the shifter for your search). Then you have to line up the two parts correctly (with the number 7 on one part at the little white line on the other) and twist them back and forth just a little bit while you push them together. Sometimes those little guys are impossible to put back together once they've come apart. You could find a cheap replacement for around $25- or try used!
Good luck!

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