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My Schwinn 430 Elliptical is not changing resistance when requested. I hear a noise as though it is trying to change, but it does not. The resistance level is shown as changed on the display. Is this something that can be fixed?

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  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    Everything else seems fine

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I think I am experiencing the same problem and have removed the shrouds. Are you experiencing a clicking sound while the unit is plugged in? All of this seems to deal with the servo motor. Don't be fooled by suggestions to replace the rpm sensor...this is NOT the problem. I am trying to find out what the initial setting for the servo motor and the tension cable should be. I found a site where you can order the servo motor, but it tells me that it could be months to receive this part. Sigh...

Posted on Sep 13, 2010

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  • leonavg Sep 22, 2010

    servo motor can be ordered directly from Nautilus... I just got one; took less than a week to arrive

  • tbc0 Sep 24, 2010

    leonavg - MUCH thanks for this info. This appears to be my problem as well and will order a servo motor also. Thanks again.

  • leonavg Sep 25, 2010

    after taking shrouds off found the servo motor is a real pain to get at; one might have to remove fly wheels to make it accessible. I was hesitant and put things back together. If you find any easier way to replace let me know.

  • tbc0 Sep 29, 2010

    I agree. The one flywheel may indeed have to be removed to replace the servo motor and to align it properly. Gotta say that Nautilus has been incredibly helpful and confirmed this approach.

  • leonavg Sep 29, 2010

    thanks tbc0; I was hesitant to make that move. I have also found Nautilus customer service to be quite helpful; very refreshing.......

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