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QUESTION: 2014 Schwinn 26" Coaster, Legacy.  Investigating a squeak in rear hub.  Laid parts out in order removed and then assembled in same order.  Hub will not assemble all of the way.  I am looking for a legible exploded view of the hub.  I have no problem paying for a manual if it contains what I need.  So far the manuals that I have seen do not narrow the search to my bike or are very hard to see without magnifying them.  


ANSWER: I'd need to know the make and model of the hub to be able to steer you in the right direction with respect to an exploded view diagram.

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Sprocket side of hub
Sprocket side of hub  
QUESTION: SN: FSD14DK8005 No numbers or letters on any part of hub or parts.  I have attached photo.  Hopefully will help.


 From the picture you've provided, it looks like you've got a generic single speed coaster brake type hub. The main trick in reassembling this type of hub is to source a tacky grease with which to hold the brake "shoes" in place on the conical "driver" mechanism whilst re-inserting the brake/driver assembly into the hub shell. The subsequent reassembly may require some finagling of the sprocket/driver insertion on the drive side of the hub.

I've found a fairly detailed Flickr page on the Bendix brand of coaster brake hubs at the link above. Hope it helps!

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