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    Wobbly Rear Wheel

    I can tell when the rear wheel is wobbly as my bike no longer shifts correctly. The fix is to tighten the rear wheel hub (I hope I'm using the correct part term).

    I don't know why the hub keeps coming loose enough to cause wheel wobble.

    Another problem. If I tighten the hub enough the wobbling stops, but then the wheel doesn't freely spin. Loosen the hub enough for the wheel to freely spin and the wobbling returns.

    How to resolve these problems?

    Thanks.32

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    How old is the wheel?

    Might need some new bearings put into it.

    They get wobbly when they get worn out.
    use a torque wrench

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    Rear wheel was replaced not 2 years ago as the prior one somehow broke. Work done at LBS.

    Instructions or link to replace the bearings?

    Thanks.

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    It depends on the wheel, they're all a little different.

    Could just need to adjust the preload setting for the bearings.

    What type of wheel?
    use a torque wrench

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    Wheel spoke goes thru the label on the wheel.

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    the question is, what kind of hub?

    The rim doesn't matter, duh. Take it to a LBS.
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    I'm upping my standards;
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