Is FSA MegaExo BB Serviceable?

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Is FSA MegaExo BB Serviceable?

Postby antlaff » Tue Jan 22, 2013 13:20 pm

Got really bad grinding from BB, sounds like a machine gun. Its less than 6mths old - is it a simple matter of taking off and regreasing the bearings? if so can i use normal grease?
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Re: Is FSA MegaExo BB Serviceable?

Postby DesWeller » Tue Jan 22, 2013 18:51 pm

If the bearing has failed then it's shot.

You can service the assembly...in the sense of replacing the bearing. But it's not especially cheap as HTII BBs do not use industry standard bearings.

The problem is that the HTII design hangs the bearings out by the chainset, where water collects between the crank and the inner race. It's compounded by FSA using bearings that don't have particularly good seals.
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Re: Is FSA MegaExo BB Serviceable?

Postby antlaff » Tue Jan 22, 2013 21:23 pm

Thanks Des - will source another BB once I get my pocket money from SWMBO
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