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Proform 755cs shuts down during exercise.

When we are using it, the belt just stops. Nothing else turns off and most of the time it will start right back up but not at the level of speed it was at when it quit. It starts back at the lowest level. What do we need to do to fix it?

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  • Anonymous Jan 23, 2009

    same problem it sucks

  • Anonymous Mar 10, 2009

    I have the same problem and was thinking it was my outlet and now i've just discovered the prons on the threadmill cord get so hot you can't touch it.

  • djxcell Mar 26, 2009

    Im having the same problem. I read a little somewhere that you are not suppose to spray any silicon spray or lubricants because it's bad for the belt. I'm guilty! I sprayed some silicon spray but I really don't think it was that so much. I'm looking at maybe changing the belt. $100.00 for the belt alone.



    Check the tension as well. It suppossed to have about 3-4 inches of space on both sides near the center of the belt when lifted.

    This sucks! It started doing this after I moved into a new house and it sat around with out use for a year or two. =)

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Dear Customer,
I am a representative from Proform and saw that you posted something on fixya.com. I am a technition and work on machines regularly. We want out customers happy and their machines working. Please contact us at 1-800-999-3756. Any of our tech's that answer the phone will be able to assist you. Thanks.

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