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Replace Switch error message

I've put my Life Fitness F3 Advance folding treadmill together and when I switch it on the console give me an error message "Replace Switch". I havent used it at all - not even begun to calibrate. What's going on? Help!

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  • Anonymous Feb 26, 2009

    Dear All

    I have the same problem just assembled my Life Fitness F3 and it says Replace Switch, but I have have not even attached the emergency tag?


  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    Everything is working except the incline feature of the treadmill. When we attempt to do the initial incline calibration on the electronic console, it gives us an error message that incline calibration cannot be performed. We are also unable to adjust the incline manually.



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It was the emergency tag that you attached to yourself when you run (in case you fall over - the belt then stops etc). i had not connected it properly

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