Shimano Hub M-FH8110-BS noise problem

About

The Shimano rear hub M-FH8110-BS is mounted on OEM on some Cube Stereo bikes.

Shimano lists some characteristics of this hub on its website:

  • SHIMANO DEORE XT
  • Rear FREEHUB
  • MICRO SPLINE
  • Smaller spline diameter for 10T top gear by MICRO SPLINE
  • Center Lock Disc Brake
  • 148x12 mm E-THRU Axle
  • Straight Spoke
  • Spoke Pattern: 3 cross
  • 12-speed
  • Compatible with 12-speed MICRO SPLINE cassettes.
  • Faster acceleration amplifies riding excitement
  • Simple setup and reliable trail performance
  • Easy disc brake rotor installation with spline mount and lock ring

Problem

I had a noise problem with my rear hub, as described in this youtube video.

After some quick unmounting, I found that some circlip that holds the whole thing in place has moved out of its location.

Solution

I regreased everything with some 3EUR grease from the hardware store.