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Front derailer not moving

I have just purchased a secondhand Diamondback, DB Edgewood Hybrid, it is a 24 speed mountain bike. The problem I’m having is that the front derailleur does not move. I have found that the cable housing from the handle bar to the frame might be missing a stopping device. When I use the front shifter, the cable housing is pulled into the frame not allowing the derailleur to move. Is there a metal piece that is supposed to be on the end of the cable housing as it goes into the frame? Also I would think you feed the cable from top to bottom? Yes or no? Dan

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I wonder if your problem lies in the shifter unit? I had similar problems with my front derailer not moving much when the shifter was engaged.
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This article will discuss basic adjustment of front derailleurs. This article assumes the derailleur is compatible with the shifting system and is not worn out.
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Workshop: Troubleshooting Shimano gears. ... Many front derailleurs won't shift on to the small chainwheel under a ... (by moving one click upwards from the small ...
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Front Derailleur Adjustment - YouTube


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