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Thumping from motor reebok treadmill

Got on treadmill today and a knocking sound is coming from the motor, rhythmic, faster when speed increased. Belt tension fine, took off cover, nothing out of place, no loose parts.

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Seem like your front roller bearings are knocking. Remove the drive belt. Turn machine on. Replace roller if noise goes away with drive belt off.

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