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My York r201 air rowing machine has lost it's resistance. I have taken it apart, but been unable to fix. How do I repair it? Thanks Ty

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SOURCE: Slack in line on rowing machine

extend the line to its max required length while you are sitting on the machine { as using } then get someone else to adjust the slack on the line and make it taught , the adjustment should be a bolt and nut type located on the main wheel . do not adjust the line from the seat as this may dislodge the seat . happy rowing

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SOURCE: how do i repair the hydraulic unit it leaking oil on my 2010 bh rowing machine

Hello Garth,
Posting a question about washing machines alongside a picture of a washing machine isn't helpful when it is a rowing machine you want advice about. I am smiling...

The exercise machines that use a hydraulic unit I have seen use units that are cosmetically superior vehicle shock absorbers or dampers with a cylindrical container for the oil and valve mechanisms and a piston rod.

A long time ago it was possible to overhaul these telescopic dampers but for many years they have been considered a sealed-for-life throw away item, though the unit manufacturer might have the facilities to cut them open, replace the seals and valves and then weld them together again, it is doubtful.

The manufacturer of the hydraulic unit will not be the manufacturer of your rowing machine. A replacement unit will be a great deal cheaper from the former and there is generally a name and a part number somewhere on the hydraulic unit though it is often obscured by paint.

Dampers and suchlike tend to be standard items and replacements can often be found in the catalogues of the various manufacturers by matching the dimensions exactly.

I hope this helps if only a little.

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