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Sometimes a new gaitor can provide a temporary fix (once the joint has been repacked with grease).

What causes premature wear is the gaitor splitting or an end working loose which allows water into the joint and washes the grease away, and also allows dirt in.

You might want to cost this out before attempting to sell, as it shouldn't be too expensive. As it will become more noticeable (and get beyond the point of repair) quite quickly.


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