The spring in mine was broken- Posted by: kaptynkayak on Jan-13-13 9:37 AM (EST)
but the break wasn't visible until I took it out of the case. You can get a parts kit for it @ http://www.clcboats.com/shop/products/boat-gear/kayak-footbraces-rudders/smart-track-spare-parts-kit.html.
Also you might want to try some silicone. Good luck.
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