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I have a Proform 530x that will run fine for about 40 minutes @3.5 MPH then belt will stop. If I step off the belt it will come back up to speed until I step back on. Then it stops again. Removing and reinserting the key seems to fix the problem for about 10-15 minutes. The motor seems to be much louder now. I removed the drive belt and let the motor run freeIy and it remained nosiy. There does not seem to be any excess play in the motor or belt bearings. However, the motor was easy to stop using my the sole of my shoe with little pressure. On top of all this it seems to happen about 7 out of 10 times. Thanks for any help or ideas you may have.

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It is very clear that the motor is naked and needs maintenance work or else best would be a replacement.A motor which is meant to do this kind of task should not stop turning by a sole of a shoe and that too with only little pressure, which clearly means it has not got enough power.Hope this helps.

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