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Ok, as some may know I recently upgraded my rear derailleur from an acera to a shimano XT. Since I had the derailleur off & the chain off I decided to put on a sram power link chain. Long story short I now have a clicking noise coming from what I believe to be the crank but then again I am not totally sure? It only happens in higher gears as I pedal, not matter if I am pedaling hard or light I get the click (which you can also feel)? The only thing I have noticed is that the front derailleur rubs on the chain a little which makes a very soft rubbing noise (any way to adjust the chain away from the front Derailleur?).

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ironbike1 said:
Ok, as some may know I recently upgraded my rear derailleur from an acera to a shimano XT. Since I had the derailleur off & the chain off I decided to put on a sram power link chain. Long story short I now have a clicking noise coming from what I believe to be the crank but then again I am not totally sure? It only happens in higher gears as I pedal, not matter if I am pedaling hard or light I get the click (which you can also feel)? The only thing I have noticed is that the front derailleur rubs on the chain a little which makes a very soft rubbing noise (any way to adjust the chain away from the front Derailleur?).

Thanks In advance.:thumbsup:
Any ideas?
if the derailler is rubbing you need to adjust the derailler away from the chain.
check out parktool.com's repair section on how to adjust a derailler if you're not famliar with it.
Happening only when you're in the big ring and small cogs (= 'higher gears')? Then you need to adjust it out a bit.
 

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Is it occuring at regular intervals or is it random? My crankset makes a clicking noise when my left pedal is on its up stroke. I'm not sure why...
 

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the clicking noise seems to be at a regular interval, but it only started after I put on the new chain. I am wondering if I need to remove another link from the chain because I just tried back pedaling & the chain gets caught up on the front derialleur & creates a lot of slack?
 

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after a closer look I noticed that as I back pedal the cranks the chain is actually getting hung up on the cassette & shifting up a gear (ghost shifting). The clicking noise I am hearing is the chain as it turns it catches the next gear up slips off (creating the click noise)then it rotates again & shifts up a gear??? What can fix this?
 
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