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Sounds like the belt is squeaking. How do you tell if the belt is tight enough. It's only a couple months old

Pretty new treadmill, didn't make a sound at first, now squeaks all of the time

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have you lubricated under the running belt ?

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hi,
may be the belt tightening roller become loose check it and tight the belt
ok

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