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I have an Airdyne Evo Comp that set up for a while and now has a bad rubber drive belt. Found the belt at Sportsmith, but can't figure out how to remove the rear pedal(s)and plastic cage to replace it. Thanks for any information.

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  • John Haltom Jul 05, 2010

    The user manual only details such things as preventative maintenance and offers Schwinn warranty repair for those who are still within limits. Thank you for looking.

  • John Haltom Jul 07, 2010

    Thank you, I Think I found a way through the bottom of the bike to get at the belt without removing the pedals (which have nothing to do with the belt). Thanks for your assistance. John



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I do understand you have a bad rubber belt. To disengage the belt, try to remove the front end of the belt by lifting the upper part of it. If it did not work, try to lift the lower part of the belt and then push both the front & rear pedal counterclockwise so that the belt will loosen up. In that way, you may replace the belt. If you still need to remove the rear pedal and plastic cage, you may do so by unscrewing the rear pedal screw located at the side of it. Once the screw removed, the plastic cage would be removed easily...

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  • John Haltom Jul 06, 2010

    Thank you for your solution. I have removed the H6 screws that hold the pedals and the shaft, but can not get them to budge. I even tried to remove the compression washer(Not sure if that is what it is called...) from the inside of the pedal. Right now I'm looking at a pedal with no screw, a square shaft inside of it, but no way to free it up to slide it off. Also, getting to thebelt from the front cage is a problem since I can't get the cage out of the way. It's unscrewed, moves freely, I just haven''t got the cage freed from the handlebars. Is there a trick to doing that?

    Thanks for your assistance


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I advice you check the user manual that came with your device, the user manual will guide and give you details on how to go about the replacement on the device.

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