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Can a treadmill not work because the shed its housed in is too cold ?

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If in a shed I would unplug unit remove motor shroud inspect the motor compartment for moisture or rodent by products causing corrosion or burning any components on the motor control board then replace the board. Check all connections leading to the board. Use a multi meter to see if you are getting AC to the unit if you are but do not get any DC readings on cable ribbon leading to upper electronic console usually 5vdc then replace the lower board.

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