PSA: Check your Wahoo Kickr freehub for grease

I just received a replacement Kickr Core that was a refurb unit and after the first ride on it noticed the freehub was rather loud. So using GPLama’s video, I took apart the freehub body to inspect the pawls. What I found rather shocked me: the entire freehub was bone dry. Like it was just bare metal and my fingers were clean after inspecting the whole assembly. So after greasing everything I tested it out and was back to smooth and quiet training. Whomever is refurbishing Wahoo’s trainers are letting them down and it’s kind of sad.

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If you contact Wahoo I’m sure that they will be gratefull, having a contractor that does a shitty job could tarnish their reputation.