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Timer won't turn off on 1980 schwinn airdyne

Timer works, but doesn't turn off

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SOURCE: Need users manual for old Schwinn Airdyne - analog model

Sheldon Brown's Bicycle glossery is a good place to start, you can google him and he may be slow on replys but he can usally steer you in the right direction.

Posted on Aug 21, 2009

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SOURCE: purchased a schwinn airdyne 4 need assembly instructions

Try this link:www.proterapi.dk/.../DWSDownload.aspx?...Files%2FFiler%2FPT%2FService%2FBrugermanualer%2FCykler%2... - If that doesn't work, try this one:http://www.proterapi.dk/Admin/Public/DWSDownload.aspx?File=Files%2FFiler%2FPT%2FService%2FBrugermanualer%2FCykler%2FAirdyne_engelsk.pdf I hope this helped.

Posted on Nov 29, 2009

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SOURCE: older schwinn airdyne manuel

figured it out

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Your computer's pickup magnet pickup sensor is not reading the magnet as you spin the bike. You probably have too much of a gap in between the magnet sensor and the magnet on your bike. Gently push the metal bracket holding your magnet sensora bit to close the gap and it should then read your magnet, calculate RPMs etc. Terpcafe@yahoo.com

Posted on Oct 24, 2010

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SOURCE: I need to tighten the chian on my schwinn airdyne.

Two places to tighten the chain and it requires you to loosen the nuts on BOTH sides of the bike, almost at the same time. Start at the fan wheel (top) of the bike. First thing you need to do is to loosen the little nut at the hub of the fan wheel on both sides. Unscrew it almost to the point of taking it off, but leave it screwed on the end of the bolt so it will stay on the bike. Then use an adjustable wrench to loosen the nut a bit on one side and then do the same on the other side OR use both hands and loosen both at the same time by unscrewing with adjustable wrench in opposite directions on both sides. Once the wheel is loose, you want to sit in front of the bike and pull both of the large nuts at the same time toward you and the chain will tighten. The goal is to have the fan wheel centered and for you to be able to see about 1/4" inch of clear gap behind the nut on both sides. Then use your fingers to tighten the nuts to the frame just enough until you can use the adjustable wrench again. I have sometimes used a flat head screwdriver to insert into the gaps to prevent the chain from loosening up. The tighten the nut on both sides of the bike. Be sure you tighten the little nuts as well (they are called chain tensioners). That SHOULD do the trick. However, if your bike chain is still too loose, you need to do the same for the chain at the pedal area, That requires the same thing all over again, but in most cases, the chain loosens at the top part of the bike (fan wheel place). However, if you do work on the pedal area, you want the chain to be pushed toward the fan and not toward the **** side of the bike. It may sound crazy but that's the only way to tighten the chain. give me a thumbs up with my solution.

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How To Identify the Model of a Schwinn Airdyne Exercise Bike

  • We'd like to share some characteristics of the Schwinn Airdyne bikes that can be used to help you identify the model of your Airdyne bike.

What size/type fan does it have? Is it a spoke fan like a bicycle wheel or short wide blade fan?

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http://support.nautilus.com/support/schwinn/uprightbikes/prdcdovr~3550012/Schwinn+Airdyne+Exercise+Bike.jsp
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