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Scott Twinloc help

Postby mattschwarz » Mon Dec 31, 2012 15:49 pm

Hi there,
This is quiet a specific question, but hopefully someone can help. On my 2012 spark the twinloc works fine to LOCK the system, but when i press the small sprung lever to release, the rear release fine, but the front doesn't unlock. the tension comes off the cable, the blue cap on the fork crown doesn't spin back to its fully unlocked position, but will go with a gentle push.
Any ideas on hot to fix this?
Matt

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Re: Scott Twinloc help

Postby vanamees » Mon Dec 31, 2012 16:15 pm

Clean, lube.

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Re: Scott Twinloc help

Postby BikingBob » Mon Dec 31, 2012 17:55 pm

Agree there, not really a Twinloc issue but sounds like the fork mechanism is clogged with crap.

Clean & Lube, should be fine :)

Have a Google for specific to fork maintenance instructions, or speak/email manufacturer or Scott.

Alternatively take it to your friendly shop for a service.
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Re: Scott Twinloc help

Postby mattschwarz » Mon Dec 31, 2012 20:54 pm

if i push the blue top cap round the fork works fine. the cap needs no force to turn, just feels like a cable tension or spring issue, but i have no idea what actually makes it turn. And LBS is anything but friendly or helpful!

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Re: Scott Twinloc help

Postby BikingBob » Tue Jan 01, 2013 12:47 pm

What fork is fitted to your bike?
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Re: Scott Twinloc help

Postby mattschwarz » Fri Jan 04, 2013 00:39 am

reba airs, the standard ones of a 2012 expert

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Re: Scott Twinloc help

Postby The Rookie » Fri Jan 04, 2013 08:50 am

If the cable is slack then it's a fork issue, remove cable, remove cap, clean gunk from under it and take it from there.....

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Re: Scott Twinloc help

Postby BikingBob » Fri Jan 04, 2013 21:07 pm

Seems like there may be a part missing, check it over completely and see what may be missing or broken. Its more than likely a cable or attachment issue rather than an internal fork problem.

If you cant find the problem then I doubt we will be able to without seeing the bike, you could post pictures but they will need to be fairly detailed..

Good Luck !!

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Re: Scott Twinloc help

Postby RevellRider » Fri Jan 04, 2013 23:46 pm

Clean and lube the cable

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Re: Scott Twinloc help

Postby Newfish » Sat Jan 05, 2013 07:53 am

I have this exact same problem. 2012 reba RLT's. they are brand spanking new and it happened even from cycling home from the shop after having them fitted.

Personally I had put it down to not enough tension in the spring system that makes it spin back to pull against the friction of the cable running through the cable outer. Greasing would probably make it slightly worse. I haven't tried but a tiny bit of gt85 or similar inside the cable might help. I have found mine unsticks if I compress the forks.

Be interested to know if you solve this though.
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Re: Scott Twinloc help

Postby BikingBob » Fri Jan 18, 2013 14:44 pm

Did this get resolved?
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Re: Scott Twinloc help

Postby mschwarzy » Sat Jan 19, 2013 10:16 am

it seems to have self fixed for now. my next task is taking out the 20mm spacer in the forks!

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Re: Scott Twinloc help

Postby Newfish » Sat Jan 19, 2013 13:38 pm

I soaked mine with gt85, now seems to be fine. Although when I first sprayed it you could hear the grit under the blue doorknob. :/
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Re: Scott Twinloc help

Postby BikingBob » Sat Jan 19, 2013 16:46 pm

Ok Excellent :) glad its fixed and best of luck with the spacer :)

Newfish wrote:I soaked mine with gt85, now seems to be fine. Although when I first sprayed it you could hear the grit under the blue doorknob. :/


Have you cleaned out the grit from under the doorknob?
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Re: Scott Twinloc help

Postby Newfish » Sun Jan 20, 2013 17:47 pm

Haha, didn't see that typo. Not yet, bub haven't ridden it since doing this, so will do.
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