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Old 09-27-2012, 12:33 AM   #5
Oblivion
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Originally Posted by iminhell View Post
Been a while since I took one apart ...
That flower looking thing on the opposite side, I think it has to come off. IIRC, the petals have to be spread a bit and then it pulls off. A socket might works well here.
Then that arm should pull out and the lever up.

I just don't recall having to do any of this though. IIRC mine had a C clip I pulled and everything came apart.
I'll go look in a bit here.
Yea. The grey plastic 'flower' petals snap off every time I try bending them backwards, off the metal hump. I don't believe they're supposed to do that.
I hardly put any stress on them too. There are now two (teeth) missing.

I'm not sure what C-clip you're referring to. See the image above.
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