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Gears appear to be rough when turning handle

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Gears appear to be rough when turning handle.

POSSIBLE CAUSES AND SOLUTIONS

CAUSE: Lack of lubrication to gears and/or bearings.
SOLUTION: Add light lubrication (oil, not grease) to gears and bearings.

CAUSE: Lack of cleaning or maintenance has allowed dirt or debris in gear system.
SOLUTION: Clean inside of reel by disassembling side covers, rinsing, and lubricating with light oil. While reassembling reel side covers, be sure not to force. Handle may have to be slightly turned to insure proper alignment of level wind gear.

CAUSE: Gears stipped or damaged.
SOLUTION: Have an authorized technician replace gear set. To find an Authorized Service Center, click HERE

Always use Quantum Hot Sauce Oil and Grease for your Quantum reel. For more information about Quantum Hot Sauce, click HERE