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How do I fix my crosstrainer, magnetic resistance has stopped working

When you change the resistance dial up or down, nothing happens, There is now no resistance. How can I fix this?

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This happened to me and I took the wheel mechanism cover off to discover the tension motor cable had come out of it's pulley guide- so there wasn't enough tension left in the cable to pull it away from the wheel- quite an easy fix for me- hope it is the snake for you!

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Dear Sir:
Please do the following step:
1 Connect your machine to its power source. If your elliptical machine runs on electricity, plug it in. If your elliptical machine requires batteries, put the proper batteries in the console. Usually this means placing two or four D-size batteries inside the display console.


  • 2 Start pedaling to turn on the display.
  • 3 Choose the pre-set program you will complete. Follow the prompts and choose the level of resistance or difficulty that you want. This will determine the adjustment of the magnet. For most machines, such as the Precor elliptical machines, you will use up and down arrows to set the resistance. If your machine does not include pre-set programs, you can skip this step and go directly to Step 4 instead.
  • 4 Use the appropriate buttons on the console to adjust the magnet. Usually there are up and down arrows to adjust the magnet. If you want the resistance to be higher, press the up arrow. If you want less resistance, or easier pedaling, press the down arrow.
  • 5 Continue to adjust the magnet as needed throughout your workout by pressing the appropriate up and down arrows on your machine. sincerely.God bless you.
  • ernesto cuadra
  • managua, nicaragua. c.a.
  • Posted on Feb 15, 2012

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