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The system turns on but every time I push start the second time to start the motor it blows the fuse. Any ideas on the problem?

One day all of a sudden the treadmill blew the fuse. It seemed to be lubricated okay, but I lubricated and try to adjust the belt to be loose to start just to see if the motor would turn the belt. But each time the fuse blows. (Note: the circuit breaker on the front doesn't trip, but in fuse on the lower electronics plate blew the first time. I replaced with similar but now my house circuit breaker trips instead. It's 20 amp and the fuse if 15 amp so I have no idea the why of that.) Hopefully I don't need a new motor.

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sounds like your heating element has opened up it was probably partially shorted to the case and this was causing your breaker arcing condition previously

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