Introduction

This replacement guide is useful for someone who needs to replace a damaged rear derailleur for a Mt Fury Roadmaster.

  1. Flip the bicycle upside down so that the bicycle rests on the seat and handlebars. The bike should be able to stay standing on its own.
    • Flip the bicycle upside down so that the bicycle rests on the seat and handlebars. The bike should be able to stay standing on its own.

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  2. Locate and remove the main axle nuts (both sides) with a 15mm open-end wrench.
    • Locate and remove the main axle nuts (both sides) with a 15mm open-end wrench.

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    • Pull the chain slack and remove the tire.

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    • Locate and remove the rear phillips head screw on the sprocket to remove one side of chain guard.

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    • Rotate the derailleur arm forward to access the phillips head screw from the forwardmost sprocket. Remove the screw.

    • Be careful to hold the chain guard in place so the sprocket and washers don't fall out. (Chain guard is highlighted in red).

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    • Locate and loosen the hex bolt that clamps the shifting cable.

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    • Remove mounting screw that attaches the derailleur to the bicycle frame.

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    • Loosen the shifting cable tension adjustment nut and remove the cable from the derailleur assembly .

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Conclusion

To install new derailleur, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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Directions are simple clear and to the point. Excellent!

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