CMF Veteran Member
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Northwest Louisiana
Re: Stuck key/ sticky shifter release - solution!
There used to be a Teflon(tm) spray that worked great for cables, but I don't know where to get any anymore (back in the 80's I used to buy it at the Black & Decker repair depot in town.)
Since I can't find that, I usually use a silicone spray (silicon? Not sure which variant). Latest purchase was a can from Liquid Wrench.
Don't like WD40 when used as a lubricant. Up until recently, they didn't even CLAIM it was a lubricant, but the cans now claim lubrication capabilities.
See, it's mostly the carrier that's lubricating - any long term is probably due to washing crud out of the way.