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Chain is rubbing the front derailleur even after trying to align using indexing screws

Assuming this can't be solved by getting it perfectly aligned (and this one does look skewed clockwise, looking top-down in the photo...) And noting that this usually only happens in "cross ...
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Chain is rubbing the front derailleur even after trying to align using indexing screws

This kind of noise can happen if the cage is not positioned properly. It's difficult to judge from the picture, but if by 2x8 or 2x7 (the gear indicators on my bike are not marked, so I don't know in ...
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Chain is rubbing the front derailleur even after trying to align using indexing screws

It definitely looks off..Derailleur nose pointing outwards. Make sure it's parallel to chain. Loosen the collar bolt, and move it a few mm's towards the tire. When the derailleur is adjusted correctly,...
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Chain is rubbing the front derailleur even after trying to align using indexing screws

Does this picture show the derailleur in the position where it rubs? If so, it looks like the inboard plate is what's rubbing, not the outboard plate. Moving the derailleur further outboard wouldn't ...
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Issue with front derailleur 3x10 with a 3x7 groupset (shimano)

Pull ratios should be the same, but in the case of front derailleurs, the critical dimension is the chain outer width. 10-speed chains are between 5.84mm and 6.1mm, while 7-speed ones are 7.3mm. So a ...
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Shimano 105 R7000 Front Derailleur Setup - New Bike

The Shimano 'toggle' FDs function well when adjusted correctly, but they are frequently misadjusted. Despite not being new anymore, it's still possible to find mechanics that set them up like other ...
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Which limit screw is which?

Quite often it’s possible to see the tip of the screw and if it’s making contact. The one which is making contact (or almost making contact) is the one which is relevant for the current shift position....
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Which limit screw is which?

It varies depending on design - there's no hard and fast rule. A technique to try: Let the mechanism relax under spring tension. This should let it move toward the bike's centerline, which is the &...
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