Question about Precor 956 Remanufactured Treadmill

Open Question

Treadmill makes a noise when on Zero incline. The noise is loud and occurs every few seconds while the machine is ON. Whether it's moving or not. However, when it's on even a 0.5 Incline or greater the noise STOPS! Please help!

Posted by on

Ad

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE:

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

SOURCE: Pro Form 745cs Treadmill does not incline

My jack screw needed to be adjusted. It is a long screw about 1" in diameter. If you take the cover off, you should clearly see the jack screw. If you adjust the incline with the cover off, you should see the jack screw rotate. One end of the jack screw may have come out allowing the screw to rotate freely and not raise the incline. If you can reengage the screw, it may work. I don't know if this will help, but I needed to do it.

Posted on Jan 11, 2009

Ad
jgwhomeequip
  • 1902 Answers

SOURCE: The Incline is stuck at an angle

Check the motor and the gears that run the unit up and down. If is located on the front of the unit under the face plate. make sure everything is power everything. Also check the gears to make sure they did not break and check the tracks to make sure it did not fall off the track causing it to stay up

Posted on Feb 21, 2009

  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: My Proform treadmill will not incline. It is stuck

My proform treadmill is stuck on the highest incline (10) and it doesn't budge from there..Help my workouts are killing me!

Posted on Jun 24, 2009

  • 103 Answers

SOURCE: ifit treadmill will not incline but everything

You may need to calibrate the incline. Do this with the following procedure.
Safety key out
press the stop and speed up buttons at the same time while inserting the safety key. (you are now in diagnostics)
press the stop button one time only.
now press the incline up button (incline motor should start moving up)
incline will go up to the top and then all the way to the bottom. when it gets done you can remove the key. Reinsert the key and you should be operating normally.
Good luck Tim

Posted on Nov 25, 2009

  • 43 Answers

SOURCE: treadmill not working properly. Incline keeps slipping.

there is a plastic spacer at the rack area on the incline mtr- this white plastic spacer has broken, only recourse u have is to unplug the white wire on incline mtr, and never have a incline, or replace incline mtr when you find out how much the mtr is you might want to walk with out incline- if you was in my area, I have them cheaper

Posted on Jan 08, 2010

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Why does my treadmill stop after a few seconds then error code E1 displays. What do i do?


Replacement Parts for Fitness Exercise Equipment at SPORTSMITH

True Treadmill Errors and Service Messages
  • The True 600, 700, 725 and 750 series treadmills are equipped with built-in diagnostics and maintenance reminders that display either an error message or service message as they occur.
  • The error messages that may be displayed by the built-in diagnostics are as follows:
    • E1:INCLINE
      • This means that the incline is moving when it has not been commanded to.
    • E1:MINIMUM
      • This is a minimum incline calibrating error that can be cleared by calibrating the incline.
    • E1:RANGE
      • This means the difference between the treadmills zero position and maximum incline is not sufficient.
    • E1:STALL
      • This means that the incline is not moving when it has been commanded to.
    • E2:OVERSPEED
      • This occurs when acceleration greater than 2.1 mph occurs as this is greater acceleration than anticipated.
    • E2:CAL
      • This means feedback cannot reduce or increase speed to target and error can be cleared by calibrating treadmill.
    • E3:EEPROM
      • This error happens when a data error is detected on the EEprom. The control panel needs replaced if this error occurs.
    • E5:SENSOR
      • This error occurs when there is no speed or RPM feedback detected from speed sensor.
  • The service messages that may be displayed by the built-in maintenance reminders are as follows:
    • S1:LUBE
      • This service message displays when it is time for inspection of the deck lubrication system.
    • S2:CLEAN
      • This service message displays every 500 miles and is your prompt to clean the treadmill.
    • S3:MOTOR
      • This service message displays every 2500 hours and is your prompt to check the motor brushes.
  • This information should help you understand the cause of the error message or code and how to take action to repair your True treadmill

Errors for True Treadmills E5 Sensor E2 Cal S1 Lube and more

Oct 12, 2015 | Exercise & Fitness

Tip

How to troubleshoot a noisy treadmill


First verify if your are getting the noise with a user physically on the machine, without anyone on, or both.



Creaking or squeaking while running on the machine usually indicates an issue in your incline motor, deck frame, springs, and or pivot points.



A loud grumbling noise getting louder and louder while elevating speed, usually means you have a bad bearing.



Any knocking noise coming from a treadmill indicates bad bearings in your front roller, rear roller, or drive motor.

Isolate the bearings in the front and rear rollers from the drive motor bearings.



To test: Unplug the machine, remove the main shroud, remove drive belt from drive motor and front roller pulley.



After doing so, move the treadmill belt by itself by pushing it backward or forward with just your hands and listen for any noise, if you get any noise it is most likely coming from either the front or rear roller. To isolate the noise from the two rollers you can loosen the belt and turn each roller individually.



If no noise with the first test, go ahead and start the machine and run it at a low speed. You want to listen for noise, if you get knocking or grumbling while drive motor is running with no drive belt attached then the issue is in your drive motor.



A lot of times simple maintenance will save your treadmill from noise, you want to make sure and lubricate your treadmills pivot points. Incline motor bolt, shaft, deck screws, and or any pivot points on the bottom of your machine. Metal on metal pivot points are usually the culprit in most cases.



Pivot points are just areas of high friction where there may be a bolt, washer, and nut attached to the base of your frame or any hinges on your folding type treadmills. Metal on metal needs to be lubricated to minimize wear and tear of those areas.



Synthetic grease works best or any spray on lubrication works fine if you do not want to remove any bolts or hardware.



If you ever find yourself needing technical support, please do not hesitate to call us 888-713-2880 or visit us online at www.sportsmith.net

on Jul 13, 2015 | Exercise & Fitness

1 Answer

Making very loud whistle noise


Be sure to verify if you are getting the noise while you are physically on the machine or with no one on it
Creaking or squeaking while running on the machine usually indicates an issue in your incline motor, deck frame, springs, and or pivot points

A loud grumbling noise getting louder and louder while elevating speed, usually means you have a bad bearing

Any knocking noise coming from a treadmill indicates bad bearings in your front roller, rear roller, or drive motor

Isolate the bearings in the front and rear rollers from the drive motor bearings

To test: Unplug machine, remove the main shroud, remove drive belt from drive motor and front roller pulley

After doing so, move the treadmill belt by itself by pushing it backward or forward with just your hands and listen for any noise, if you get any noise it is most likely coming from either the front or rear roller. To isolate the noise out of the two rollers you must remove the rollers and turn each one individually.

If no noise with the first test, go ahead and start the machine and run it at a low speed. You want to listen for noise, if you get knocking or grumbling while drive motor is running with no drive belt attached then the issue is in your Drive Motor.

A lot of times simple maintenance will save your treadmill from noise, you want to make sure and lubricate your treadmills *pivot points. Incline motor bolt, shaft, deck screws, and or any *pivot points on the bottom of your machine. Metal on metal *pivot points are usually the culprit in most cases.

*Pivot points are just areas of high friction where there may be a bolt, washer, and nut attached to the base of your frame or any hinges on your folding type treadmills. Metal to metal needs to be lubricated to minimize wear and tear of those areas.

Synthetic grease works best or any spray on lubrication works fine if you do not want to remove any bolts or hardware.
If you have any other questions please do not hesitate to call us or visit us online
888-713-2880 or
http://www.sportsmith.net/supportsearch.aspx

May 29, 2015 | Reebok RX6200 Treadmill Motor Control...

1 Answer

Incline does not work but incline motor runs for 3 to5 seconds proform415ct


if the motor tries to work but incline does not go up something is jammed on the treadmill or the incline motor is bad

Oct 17, 2014 | Proform 415 CT - Treadmills

1 Answer

Treadmill incline not working


The incline system may need to be calibrated. To initiate the calibration routine follow the steps below.

Step 1
Place the key into the machine. The key's slot is located on the bottom of the console, below the start and stop buttons.

Step 2
Press any of the incline buttons and then remove the key from the machine while the incline is changing. Pause for a few seconds and then put the key back into the slot.

Step 3
Wait as the treadmill automatically shifts to the highest possible incline and then descends to the lowest level. The treadmill should now be recalibrated.

May 30, 2014 | Nordic Track NordicTrack Treadmill, A2550

1 Answer

Nordictrack COmmercial 1500 console buttons don't work


http://www.fixya.com/support/r10724803-measure_voltage_in_transforme_fitnes

11_17_2011_8_43_24_pm.gifsincerely. Please keep me in touch.

Nov 17, 2011 | Nordic Track NordicTrack Commercial 1500...

1 Answer

Hello, WE have the model 4100i treadmill and the elevation is stuck in the highest position and won't reset to zero. How do I fix this or who can I call for this repair? Thanks, Tom


Try the calibration procedure found in the troubleshooting section of your manual first. Here are the basic instructions.
With the key in the console, press one of the Incline buttons. While the incline is changing (or the numbers on the console) , remove the key. After a few seconds, re-insert the key. The treadmill will automatically rise to the maximum incline level and then return to the minimum level. This will recalibrate the incline.
If it still doesn't move, remove the cover. Find the incline motor. You will see a slot in the end of the motor. Using a drill with a standard slotted screwdriver bit, spin the motor counterclockwise (if it is having difficulties spinning, turn clockwise instead) for just a couple seconds. Now do the calibration procedure again.
I have had machines that got stuck before. Once released and recalibrated, the operation was OK.
The service number for your machine is found on the model number sticker on the frame of the treadmill.

Feb 26, 2011 | Nordic Track Nordictrack Apex 4100i...

1 Answer

My treadmill is stuck in the max incline position


If the incline moves but only just a bit, it could be a problem as simple as the gearbox on the motor being jammed. We remove the motor from the treadmill, reconnect the wiring, and then try to run the incline motor outside the treadmill. Many times, this will unjam it if that is the problem and then reinstalling it in the treadmill will get it to work. If you have the same problem or it doesn’t run outside the machine and you can hear it try to work, you need to replace the incline motor.

Jun 11, 2010 | Nordic Track Exercise & Fitness

1 Answer

Lifefitness TR 9000 treadmill - 1997 model


Because you are hearing the lift motor making a noise, it sounds like the gears in the motor are bad. The fix is to replace the lift motor.

Apr 28, 2010 | Life Fitness 9000 Next Generation...

1 Answer

Incline problem


Make surt that there is nothing under the treadmill that could get caught in the mechanism.

Feb 05, 2009 | Reebok 8700 ES Treadmill - Silver Service...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Precor 956 Remanufactured Treadmill Logo

Related Topics:

42 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Precor Exercise & Fitness Experts

Ross Metcalfe
Ross Metcalfe

Level 2 Expert

135 Answers

Tom Chichester

Level 3 Expert

54189 Answers

Bill Boyd

Level 3 Expert

53746 Answers

Are you a Precor Exercise and Fitnes Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...