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Is there any tricks to keeping the shifters working in cold weather? Or is it time for new shifters?
 

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Try using a thinner lube. I had the same problem and switched the type of lube I was using. It fixed the problem for me.
 

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Neibe said:
Is there any tricks to keeping the shifters working in cold weather? Or is it time for new shifters?
The standard treatment would be to sluice your levers with WD-40 while shifting through the gears a few times. This will thin the grease a bit and remove a bunch of gunk that has likely accumulated in there. If this works, you should possibly follow up with a thinner lube - TriFlow works well, among others.
 

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Kerry Irons said:
The standard treatment would be to sluice your levers with WD-40 while shifting through the gears a few times. This will thin the grease a bit and remove a bunch of gunk that has likely accumulated in there. If this works, you should possibly follow up with a thinner lube - TriFlow works well, among others.
I would guess that it is more likely the lube/gunk in the housings. Does it shift in one direction and not the other? - TF
 
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