Introduction

The cable of the cyclometer mount can be ripped off quiet easily right before it disappears in the case. This guide explains how to fix a ripped of cable.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/3: You probably have to go a bit deeper into the plastic as the cap is glued to the casing. Image 2/3: You probably have to go a bit deeper into the plastic as the cap is glued to the casing. Image 3/3: You probably have to go a bit deeper into the plastic as the cap is glued to the casing.
  • Use your cutter knife to pry open the small cap that hides the inner contacts.

  • You probably have to go a bit deeper into the plastic as the cap is glued to the casing.

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Image 1/3: Remove the broken cable by ripping it off carefully or using a soldering iron. Image 2/3: Remove the broken cable by ripping it off carefully or using a soldering iron. Image 3/3: Remove the broken cable by ripping it off carefully or using a soldering iron.
  • Take the remaining cable and remove some of the thick black insulation as well as some of the thin insulation as shown in the picture.

  • Remove the broken cable by ripping it off carefully or using a soldering iron.

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Image 1/2: Solder the prepared cable to the contacts. Image 2/2: Remember: the red cable left, the black cable right.
  • Use the paper clip to hold the cable at the right position.

  • Solder the prepared cable to the contacts.

  • Remember: the red cable left, the black cable right.

  • The contacts take up heat of the soldering iron really fast. This can lead to the contacts melting the surrounding plastic. Hence, you have to be fast.

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  • Apply some glue to the mount and re-attach the cap to the mount.

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Conclusion

Now go and attach the cyclometer to your bike and check that it works again.

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