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Noisy treadmill. Treadmill makes a lot of racket with each stride/step on the belt. It's quiet when belt running with no one on it.

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Lose some weight -lol-its working for mine,cheers!-mine is noisy too-place a square of shaggy carpet under her- i find mine slips somewhat too even tightened-ok ill lose some more!

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I currently replaced the walking belt on my C954i/C956i treadmill. When I plugged it back in and turned on the power, the treadmill has no power. What could have happened?

Dear Sir:
I can read you trouble, and follow the next steps:
The correct alignment of the running belt is critical to the smooth operation of the treadmill. The belt is properly aligned at the factory. However, during shipping and handling or by use on an uneven surface, the belt may move off center and require a few simple adjustments. Before aligning the running belt, check its operation by following the procedure in Checking the Alignment of the Running Belt. If you determine that the belt needs alignment, follow the instructions here. CAUTION: Special care must be taken when aligning the running belt. Turn OFF the treadmill while adjusting or working near the rear roller. Remove any loose clothing and tie back your hair. Be very careful to keep your finger or any other object clear of the belt and rollers, especially in front of the roller and behind the deck. The treadmill will not stop immediately if an object becomes caught in the belt or rollers. Realigning the belt takes a few simple adjustments. If you are unsure about this procedure, call Precor Customer Support (see Obtaining Service.) Take the following steps to align the running belt on the treadmill. To ensure your safety, make all adjustments while the treadmill is OFF. 1. Make sure the treadmill is OFF and the running belt has completely stopped. 2. Locate the right belt adjustment bolt in the rear end cap of the treadmill. (To determine left and right, stand at the rear of the treadmill and face the display.) See Diagram 24. The direction you turn the bolt depends on how the belt is tracking. Make all belt adjustments on the right rear corner bolt using the hex key provided. • If the belt is off center to the RIGHT, turn the adjusting bolt ¼ turn clockwise, which moves the running belt to the left. • If the belt tracks off center to the LEFT, turn the bolt ¼ turn counterclockwise; this moves the belt to the right. Important: Do not turn the adjusting bolt more than ¼ turn at a time. Overtightening the bolt can damage the treadmill. 3. Turn the unit ON. 4. Stand beside the treadmill and press QUICKSTART. 5. If you are prompted for a password, press INCLINE ??¼, SPEED ??¼, SPEED ??². The running belt starts automatically after the 3-second countdown appears on the display. 6. Press the SPEED ??² key until the display shows a speed of 3 mph (5 kph). 7. Walk around to the rear of the unit and observe the running belt for a few minutes. The belt should run centered along the running bed. If the belt drifts off center, you will need to make adjustments. CAUTION: If you hear any chafing or the running belt appears to be getting damaged, stop the running belt immediately by pressing the red STOP button. Contact Precor Customer Support. 8. If the belt needs additional alignment, repeat steps 1 through 7 until the belt is properly aligned. 9. After aligning the belt, press the STOP button and RESET. Turn OFF the treadmill. Tighten any loose fasteners or other components on the equipment. If you hear unusual noises or you feel that the treadmill is in need of repair or service, contact Precor Customer Support. Refer to Obtaining Service.
Finally, check if the power cord is loose, connect it again. a) See if the breaker of Home is tripped? b) See if the breaker of the Treadmill is tripped. If do the Belt is very Tighted! loose a little. Try again.
Thank you in advance, if you need assistance, you can contact me, Blessing. sincerely.
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My running belt is slipping how do I make the Adjustment to tighten the belt?

Treadmill's belt get slipped when the the belt expands due to the usage and wear and tear. In all teradmill's there is an option for tighten the belt. I have added here some videos related to the belt tightening of treadmills. so many makes of treadmills the have similar adjustment. it will help you a lot to adjust the belt of your treadmill. you need allen keys to adjust the screws. watch the video and do the same. If you need further assistance fell free to contact me through fixya.

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Too noisy problem which is annoying during exercise.

The make and model of the treadmill would help. Your treadmill has 100's of moving parts so the noise can be coming from anywhere. Suggest starting the treadmill with no one on it. Does it still make the noise? If so from where? No noise? Then has someone walk on the treadmill and try and isolate the noise. You may need to remove the motor hood.

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Hi, there is a service bulletin for this problem.
1) perform a continuity test on the power cord between the earth pin at the plug and any exposed metalwork of the treadmill (say an exposed bolt). If you get a reading of less than 1ω - that is good. If higher than this, try another part of the treadmill or trace the cause.
2) Ensure the Power outlet has a good ground - Your electrician could verify this for you.
The most common problems are static buildup on the Striding belt caused by users wearing polyester and scuffing their feet as they are running. This causes static buildup which gets discharged through the user when they come into contact with the treadmill frame.
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I have a pro form cross walk advanced 525x when i jog on the treadmill the track will stop rotating mid stride

the treadmill should have tension adjusting screws. they'd be on the back of the treadmill where the belt wraps around the rear roller, they're inset and you'll need an allen wrench to adjust them. the screws adjust this rear roller. you'll want to tighten them to increase the tension. they also straighten the belt. if your belt is too fat to the right, you'll want to turn the adjustment screw on the right clockwise to tighten and this will bring the belt over to the left. and vica versa for the belt being too far to the left.

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Check between belt an deck for heavy wear. (coating worn off deck or belt unraveling) Decks can be flipped usually, worn belts should be replaced. If not check belt tension. Tension adjustment bolts are at rear end caps behind tail roller. If you can step on it and stop striding belt it very well may need a tension adjustment. Also would verify it is striding belt that is stopping. Motor drive belts can cause similar symptoms. {Check Manufacturer For Proper Belt/Deck Lube ie. Wax}

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