Sustain 8000fe issues

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  1. #1
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    Sustain 8000fe issues

    My sustain 8000 roller bearing is shot how can I obtain another one it sounds all grindy when you turn the handle, also the bottom cover plate fell off the screw came loose and I need another screw for it can I send this to shimano if so what number do I call also is there a warranty of some sort for this also the bail is very hard to open sometimes and close what could be wrong with it? Thanks bantam1

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    The warranty is for one year against material and manufacturer defects. You can send the reel in. Here is the link for our repair form:


    http://fish.shimano.com/publish/cont..._Services.html

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    The line roller bearing needs to be serviced regularly, especially if you use braided line in saltwater. And lose screws should be tightened.

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    I had a roller bearing go out on a stradic fi. I called shimano and they ship it out the next day free, I could not of been more pleased with their customer service.

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