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Occasional, unexpected LOUD metalic "snap-snap-snap" as if something metallic is hitting the fan inside. Can feel it in left handlebar when it happens. Happens every 20 mins. or so and seems to come out of nowhere, but is very loud.

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  • farabaug Sep 28, 2010

    This is a Schwinn Airdyne exercise cycle, I wonder if you had gotten this additional info. I'll try your possible solution, have a mechanic coming over this evening. Noise is definitely coming internally, so wouldn't know what to spray on externally. A small noise comes from pedal/rear area before this loud snapping coming from forward happens. THANK YOU!!

  • farabaug Sep 28, 2010

    I find this very helpful.. Thank you!

  • farabaug Sep 29, 2010

    Had mechanic come by last night. He said if it had been a bearing, it would have been more than occasional, intermittent noise. More like a jack-hammer and more continuous. He discovered the chain was loose. Lubed, tightened chain, doublechecked that spokes were not loose too, and this has fixed the problem.

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As per the noise it indicates towards the bearing.When the bearing goes dried up or rusted or out of its alignment then it will make such noise. The bearing has to be lubed a bit with grease/oily material and let it remain their for few minutes then check out.You can also spray wd-40 from where the noise is coming,let it remain for few minutes then recheck.If the noise comes again,please keep updated.Also give more details about the brand and exact model number.so if any part required,then exact detail can be provided in that case.

Thanks. keep updated for any more query.you can rate this solution and show your appreciation.

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    raj somaiya Sep 29, 2010

    Thank you very much,for keeping us updated and letting us know the cause of problem.
    Thanks.

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