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#11705842 - 07/05/16 04:22 PM Citica problem
Nathan_Flovin Online   content

Registered: 04/16/16
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Loc: Plano, Texas
I've been having a problem with my citica when I reel it I hear a crunching clicking kind of sound. The sound gets louder the faster the reel it. Does anyone know what's wrong with and tips on fixing if?
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#11706354 - 07/05/16 09:00 PM Re: Citica problem [Re: Nathan_Flovin]
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Could be the would have to open it up and inspect the gear mesh and the gears to ensure you have no chipped teeth

#11706757 - 07/06/16 02:57 AM Re: Citica problem [Re: Nathan_Flovin]
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Call Shimano customer service and talk to them. You can usually send the reels back to there California head quarters for cleaning. to me it sounds like debris in a bearing/worm gear, or worm gear is warn out. Give them a call they can tell you a lot better than I can.
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#11709737 - 07/07/16 11:37 AM Re: Citica problem [Re: Nathan_Flovin]
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Something else to check.

Check your yoke springs.
I have seen them come off and get into the gears making a clicking noise.

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#11711836 - 07/08/16 09:55 AM Re: Citica problem [Re: The Tackle Smith AKA Late4lake]
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Originally Posted By: The Tackle Smith AKA Late4lake
Something else to check.

Check your yoke springs.
I have seen them come off and get into the gears making a clicking noise.

Makes sense. I have also seen worn pinion yokes (not enough grease) cause a curado to make some really strange grinding noises when you reeled and stopped suddenly the pinion gear would keep spinning on the yoke after you stopped making an odd noise. I had to look really hard to figure that one out. Was worn just enough to make a difference.


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