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Bowflex Treadclimber Calibration Failed

I moved my Treadclimber from point A to point B and then got the LS error message. I have tried numerous times to calibrate and it fails every time.....please let me know if you found the solution. I hope it doesn't require a service call!

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Check the wire connection at the bottom of the right upright. Male Female white connectors. if they are good then check speed sensor under the left rear treadle. Must be about credit card distance from drive pulley. Remove rear covers to access. Note you will have to remove both side covers and back cover. 10 Screws.

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Try to program and it comes error L5


PAGE 63-64 in link Describe "LS" error.

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Belts stop turning and "err
LS" or "err OS" is displayed
Calibration
Re-calibrate machine. (See Calibration Procedures, Pg 26)
SPEED
SENSOR
1. Cycle power off and on
2. Put the machine in calibration mode (see Calibration
procedures, Pg 26) but do not start the calibration routine.
3. Remove right rear base plastic cover to allow access to
LED board. Caution: Machine is on. Current is active!!
4. Locate LED D on the motor controller board. LED may
be lit or unlit.
5. Manually advance the treadle with your foot, and check
if LED D is blinking.
6. If LED D is not blinking, then the speed sensor is not sup
-
plying a signal. Check that the speed sensor is connected
securely to P1 on the motor controller. If sensor is con
-
nected and LED D still does not flash replace sensor.
I/O cables
If LED D is flashing when the belts are turning but err LS
or OS persists, check for signs of visible damage to any of
the three I/O calbes and connections. If no visible damage
check continuity using a multi-meter. If a multi-meter is
not available replace all three cables.
Electronics
If all I/O cables are functioning properly, LED D indicates
speed sensor is functioning, and err LS or OS persists
problem is in either the upper electronics board or the
motor controller board. With machine on check LED A
on the controller board. If it is dimly lit replace upper
electronics (000-4430). If it is not lit at all replace motor
controller.
http://download.nautilus.com/supportdocs/AM_OM/Bowflex/BFX_TC5300_6000_OM_AM_RevA_web.pdf

Jun 04, 2014 | Bowflex Treadclimber TC5300

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TREADCLIMBER tc5000 error code L5


Step 1:

see the comment. and fix it. Run the software calibration.
"SAFETY SHUTDOWN Loss of Speed Signal" or "L5" WITH NO belt movement
The speed sensor is not recognizing any motor movement. This displays the error message to the upper board. Refer to the proper flowchart.

Step 2:

The Steps for Newer Style Console Calibration:

  1. Locate the calibration area on the rear or underside of the console (a hole, near the console's center, that goes through to the electronics board. (This hole should not have a screw in it.)

  2. Insert a pencil (eraser end), into the hole and feel around for the cal button (will click when pressed).

  3. Press the button 2 times (with the pencil eraser). The first click should show CL11 in the console, the second click should show CL21.

  4. If the process was done correctly, and CL21 appears in the console, you are in "calibration mode." The next few steps consists of pressing buttons on the console and observing settings. This will not require any other tools.

  5. Press ENTER. CL22 should display in the TIME window and (??) in the SPEED window.

  6. Press ENTER. CL23 should display in the TIME window and (??) in the SPEED window.

  7. Press ENTER. CL24 should display in the TIME window and (??) in the SPEED window.

  8. Press ENTER. CL25 should display in the TIME window and (??) in the SPEED window.

  9. Press ENTER. CL26 should display in the TIME window. You should then see the letter "E."

  10. Press ENTER. You should see "SS" or "55" in the console.

  11. Push the STOP/START button. For safety, at this point, you should step off, or be off, the treadmill.

  12. Push the ENTER button. The walking belt should start to move, accelerate to maximum speed, then stop on its own.

  13. When the belt stops, the incline should self test by raising to its highest incline position, then lowering back down to its lowest position.

  14. Once the incline test is complete, push the POWER button 2 times. The unit should shut off and the console should go completely blank. If this happens, the treadmill is done calibrating and is ready for use.

  15. If the letter "F" appears in the SPEED or INCLINE window when the power button is pressed 2 times, the treadmill is indicating a failure somewhere either in the SPEED or INCLINE (depending on the window the "F" appeared in). Troubleshooting the failure would be the next step.

Jan 06, 2013 | Bowflex TreadClimber TC5000

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Treadclimber centering


Dear Sir:
ecalibrate the machine if speed is not registering, belts stop turning or the display readout shows an "err, LS, OS" on the face. Calibrate the TreadClimber by plugging it in. Stand on the foot platforms, or floor mat. Do not stand on the walking belt. Insert the safety key. Press the "start" key when "CAL/PRSS/STRT" shows on the readout. If readout fails to show the "CAL/PRSS/STRT" symbol, turn off machine and turn it back on. Press "ENTER" and then "DOWN SPEED" at the same time until "CAL/PRSS/STRT" shows up on the display. Belts will start and stop during the calibration; do not be alarmed. Do not make any adjustments or interrupt the display of numbers as the unit goes through the calibrations. When the machine is finished calibrating, the readout will display "CAL...PASS" and you can press the "POWER" key to get out of the calibration section.

sincerely. God bless you.

ernesto cuadra
managua, nicaragua. c.a

Feb 15, 2012 | Exercise & Fitness

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My treadclimber 5000 treadils stops runing when I get step on the right one


Recalibrate the machine if speed is not registering, belts stop turning or the display readout shows an "err, LS, OS" on the face. Calibrate the Bowflex TreadClimber 5300 by plugging it in. Stand on the foot platforms, or floor mat. Do not stand on the walking belt. Insert the safety key. Press the "start" key when "CAL/PRSS/STRT" shows on the readout. If readout fails to show the "CAL/PRSS/STRT" symbol, turn off machine and turn it back on. Press "ENTER" and then "DOWN SPEED" at the same time until "CAL/PRSS/STRT" shows up on the display. Belts will start and stop during the calibration; do not be alarmed. Do not make any adjustments or interrupt the display of numbers as the unit goes through the calibrations. When the machine is finished calibrating, the readout will display "CAL...PASS" and you can press the "POWER" key to get out of the calibration section
sincerely.

Nov 25, 2011 | Bowflex Treadclimber

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My Bowflex Treadclimber keeps coming up with an Error L5. This error message shows up 5 seconds after turning the machine on. My husband looked it up yesterday and said that the machine needs to be...


L5 due to the screen is actually LS (lost signal) the first place to check is the gap of the speed sensor. under left treadle 2 black wires. Removing the rear covers will allow you to see the lwr cntrl board and move the belt by hand. The gren led light should flash once per revolution of the drive pulley. If not then it is the speed sensor. Adjust sensor to pully about thickness of a credit card. then calibrate unit.
LS is also tripped by any broken wires or bad connections. Start at sensor and board first.

Jul 21, 2009 | Bowflex TC3000 Treadclimber

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Try to get started & get Error on led screan


Call manufactor for calibration procedure. If this doesnt work, you will probably need a lower board.

Jun 07, 2009 | Bowflex TC1000 Treadclimber

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Calibration fail message on bowflex treadclimber.....help


Unplug your machine, restart it and try to calibrate it one more time. I had to do this with mine and it did take more than one try to get it to recalibrate again.

Jun 03, 2009 | Bowflex Treadclimber

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The machine will quit wright after you start and


Had my TC5000 for a year and this is the first time this happened. I use it everyday. Googled "Bowflex Teadclimber error codes" and found this link  download.dfxi.com/supportdocs/AM/Bowflex/BFX_TC135_AM_2008.pdf which is a pdf manual. 
I'm going to try this fix now, hope it works for you and me
Here's what it says for ERR LS:
Belts stop turning and “err LS” or “err OS” is displayed Calibration Re-calibrate machine using Owner’s Manual calibration procedure. Speed sensor 1. Cycle power off and on. 2. Put the machine in calibration mode (see Calibration procedure in Owner’s Manual) but do not start the calibration routine. 3. Remove right rear plastic cover to view LED diagnostics on control board. Caution: Machine is on. Current is active!! 4. Locate LED D on the motor controller board. LED may be lit or unlit. 5. Manually advance the treadle with your foot, and check if LED D is blinking. 6. If LED D is not blinking, then the speed sensor is not supplying a signal. Check that the speed sensor wire is plugged into the motor controller board, to the connection labeled “P1”. Check connection of speed sensor to jumper wire. Check speed sensor adjustment (use business card to set gap between sensor and pulley). If LED D still does not flash replace sensor. I/O cables If LED D is flashing when the belts are turning but err LS or OS persists check connections and for signs of visible damage to any of the three I/O cables. If no damage, check continuity using a multi-meter. If a multi-meter is not available contact customer service for replacement cables and further assistance.
Mike

Mar 18, 2009 | Bowflex Treadclimber

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Calibration Failed


make sure speed sensor isnt to far away from left wheel or did not get unplugged from circut board

Dec 25, 2008 | Bowflex TC3000 Treadclimber

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