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The rear wheel is in free spin in both directions,

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If the problem is that the wheel can spin silently in either direction (without the normal ticking sound when it spins forward) then the problem is that the ratchet pawl(s) are either broken, or stuck. You might get lucky and can free it by spraying WD40 into the the freewheel. If that doesn't work you'll have to replace the freewheel.

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