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Old 01-07-20, 10:15 PM
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Freehub body lubricant

I am servicing my freehub body. Can I use WD-40 to degrease it after removing the washer? Also, what lubricant oil can I use after to lubricate it?
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I think you really need to provide more information. I know when I had my Mavic Ksyrium hub serviced that Mavic specify a very light oil but this is likely to be different for other manufacturers. Presumably there will be a service manual for your hub that will tell you what lubricant to use.
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Ask the moderator to move the thread to thre mechanic's sub forum. There are serious mechanic there who don't waste their time here.
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WD-40 will work to clean it, but is needlessly extravagant. Mineral spirits works just as well, and are both cheaper and reusable. Machine oil is adequate to re-lubricate. Freehub body bearings only move when unloaded, so no fancy lubricant is needed.
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