Warning Notice for Battery Installation of certain Precor Ellipticals
provides details about the battery replacement procedure that should be considered by anyone performing this repair. Following is the warning
about the battery installation
for certain models of the Precor ellipticals
Precor Elliptical Models Affected:
- EFX C524 with serial#s beginning I7, K7, LH, SW, SX
- EFX C546 with serial#s beginning NF,SZ, IK, IL, IU
- EFX C546I with serial#s beginning X8, XG, Z2
- EFX C556 with serial#s beginning NG, SY
When replacing the battery on your Precor elliptical it is important to make sure that the battery terminals are not allowed to make contact with the metal surface of the battery bracket. **Damage to the battery will occur**.
Electrical tape can be wrapped around the battery terminals to prevent them from making contact with the metal surface of the battery bracket.
Battery replacement on the EFX C524
, EFX C546
, EFX C546i and EFX C556
instructs you to remove the (4) screws that fasten the battery bracket to the frame. This allows you to turn the lower PCA and battery assembly away from the frame so you can slide the battery out of the battery bracket. It may be necessary to remove the nut that fastens the front retaining bracket or "L" bracket in order to slide the battery out of the battery bracket.
You can use the link below to access a service manual download. Please see page 68 for the battery replacement procedure.