Click Suspension’s Commitment to Reducing Air Spring Pressure Transfer Issues

Over the last 2 years, Click Suspension has implemented measures to minimize air spring pressure transfer into the damper body. By using a different main damper shaft seal compound and incorporating pressure balance techniques in our service procedures, we have enhanced the performance and reliability of FOX Float X2 rear shock.

Common Issues with the FOX Float X2 rear shock

The FOX Float X2 rear shock can encounter several issues within the first year of use. These problems can impact performance, durability, and overall functionality. Below are the top FOX X2 issues that often require expert service, which may not be available at your local bicycle shop:

  1. Air in the Oil: Air bubbles in the suspension oil are a common problem. This issue affects the suspension’s ability to absorb impacts, leading to reduced performance, inconsistent damping, and loss of damping control. Addressing this promptly is crucial for maintaining optimal suspension function.
  2. Damaged Seals: Over time, seals in the FOX X2 suspension system can become damaged or worn out. This can cause oil and air leaks, loss of damping control, and oil contamination. Regular inspection and seal replacement are essential for proper functionality.
  3. Wear and Tear: The FOX X2 suspension system is subject to wear and tear over time. Components such as bushings, pivot points, and internal parts can degrade, resulting in reduced performance and potential failures. Regular servicing and inspection can help identify and address these issues early.
  4. Major Part Failures: We have also observed significant part failures, such as broken damper shafts, eyelets, and Trunnion cracks, leading to air loss.

How Click Suspension Can Help

Inspection: We perform a thorough inspection to identify specific issues affecting the suspension system. This includes checking for leaks, evaluating seal and component conditions, and assessing overall performance.

Servicing and Maintenance: Based on the identified issues, we service and maintain the suspension system accordingly. This may involve bleeding the system to remove air from the oil, replacing damaged seals, addressing oil foaming, and ensuring proper lubrication and fluid cleanliness.

Component Replacement: In some cases, replacing worn-out or damaged components is necessary to restore optimal performance. This can include bushings, pivot bearings, or other internal parts.

Warranty Repairs: If your shock is still under the 1-year warranty from FOX, you might be able to get it repaired under warranty. Note that proof of purchase is almost always required.

Ensuring Optimal Performance and Reliability

By addressing these service issues promptly and maintaining regular servicing intervals, riders can enjoy the optimal performance, durability, and reliability of their FOX X2 rear shock.