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A2050 belt is slipping. Tighten the belt and lubricated it. It is still slipping. What's next?

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My belt keep slipping. And I try tighten the ajustment bolts.


Make sure you adjust vthe motor belt first, it may be where the slipping is coming from. You should only be able to twist a properly tightened motor belt 45 degrees. After that, readjust the walk belt. If you have been tightening the walk belt trying to get the slipping out it may be too tight now. Use the instructions in your owners manual to adjust the walk belt. Also, lube under walk belt with the recommended lubrication . That will help the walk belt not too grab and take pressue off of both belts. Good luck

Mar 15, 2011 | Horizon Exercise & Fitness

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My belt is skipping. How do you tighten it and does it need oil


Lubrication will not stop the belt from slipping. If you do lubricate it, do not use oil, use whatever is recommended by the manufacturer, probably silicone.

It is likely your belt is stretched to the point that is needs replacement. You can order a new one through Treadmill World

Oct 05, 2010 | Icon Image 17.5 S Treadmill

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Everything seems to work fine except a small slip in the track about every 30 seconds or so. Is there something that needs to be tightened?


The walking belt may be too loose. If you have made recent adjustments, lubricated, or had repairs, a belt can slip if not tightened. The belt can slip if you have too much friction or if the belt has been recently lubricated. If lube does not help your problem and you have exhausted all other possibilities, the walking belt is most likely worn out and must be replaced.
To adjust the belt: Less Belt Tension: turn both adjustment bolts on back of treadmill in a counter-clockwise direction. More Belt Tension: Turn both adjustment bolts equally in a clockwise direction. Center Adjustment (moves belt center to the left): Turn left-side adjustment bolt counter-clockwise. Center Adjustment (moves belt center to the right): Turn the left-side adjustment bolt clockwise.
An over tightened walking belt can raise the amp draw of your treadmill, contribute to seam separation on the walking belt, or both, so do not over tighten the walking belt.
You should be able to lift the belt in the center on the side by approximately 2” to 3”, if you cannot lift it by 2” to 3”, the belt is too tight.

Feb 20, 2010 | Nordic Track NordicTrack Treadmill, A2550

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Should i lubricate a squeaky belt?


Well it probably would be the right decision to just have the belt changed.

Jan 19, 2010 | 2005 Honda Pilot

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Belt is slipping on a proform 740cs treadmill. how do you tighten


You can get the manual on linke below. When there type in the number code then hit submit. on the next screen click on manual link to down load. then on page 21 tells you how to adjust belt.

http://www.hammerwall.com/Download_Manual/18209/

Jan 06, 2010 | Proform 7.0 Crosstrainer Treadmill

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The walking belt on my Proform 620 weight loss treadmill is very slick, almost dangerous


Hi there,

You can usually find the screws to tighten the belt at the back of the machine - but be careful not to tighten too much. A quarter turn may be all that is needed. A gentle tug will get the belt back into alignment if it is askew. Remember that if you have trouble tightening or realigning the belt, you should seek advice from the manufacturer or the fitness store where you bought your treadmill exercise equipment.

Most new treadmill machines do not require belt lubrication, and therefore you should only lubricate your belt if the manufacturer specifically recommends it. Most of the manufacturers who do recommend regular lubrication sell kits with instructions and all the equipment you need to make quick work of the task.

Post further comments for more help or information.....

Good Luck!!

Thanks

Dec 04, 2009 | Proform XP Weight Loss 620 Treadmill

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My nordic track exp 1000 x slips when the speed is approx. 6. We have tightend the belt and lubricated it. The motor also sounds like it is struggling.


This is usually caused by either a slipping drive belt or a broken front roller/drive pulley. Lower cover must be removed to tighten the drive belt. There are 4 screws located on the bottom of the unit that will release the cover.

Nov 11, 2009 | Ironman Fitness Achiever Elliptical...

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Whilst jogging hands free the treadmill belt sticks why would this happen


you need to lubricate the belt every 6 months or so. to do this lift up the belt and squirt some lubricant onto the belt board(not the rollers), do this on the left and right hand side.
you may also need to tighten the belt. this is normally done with an allen key, look at the end of the treadmill as if you were to walk onto it, and there should be a plastic cover on each side. look in here and you should see an allen key type bolt. turn each bolt one full turn. this will tighten the belt and stop it sticking.

Jul 17, 2009 | Cadence Exercise & Fitness

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Treadmill belt slipping


To tighten the belt, start by locating the two bolts that adjust the rear roller (one on each side of the unit in the back). Run the unit at about 3 mph. Tighten the bolts a 1/4 turn at a time. Make sure that what you do to one side, you MUST do to the other side or the belt will get off center. After you tighten it 1/4 turn, check the belt to see if it is still slipping. If it is then tighten the belt 1/4 turn again. Continue until the belt does not slip, but do not tighten the bolts more than 2 full turns. If it takes more than 2 turns then something else is the problem.

Mar 22, 2009 | Reebok Exercise & Fitness

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Belt slipping


Here are two solutions one is to get the belt centered on the treadmill and the other is to tighten the belt.

There should be two bolts in the rear of the treadmill, one on each side. These bolts adjust the rear roller of the treadmill. The walking belt will always go to the side that is looser. To get the belt back on track, (if you can start the treadmill so the belt is running) tighten the bolt on the side that the belt has slipped to. Tighten the bolt a little bit at a time. If you tighten the bolt too much, then the belt will go to the other side.

To tighten the belt, start by locating the two bolts that adjust the rear roller (one on each side of the unit in the back). Run the unit at about 3 mph. Tighten the bolts a 1/4 turn at a time. Make sure that what you do to one side, you MUST do to the other side or the belt will get off center. After you tighten it 1/4 turn, check the belt to see if it is still slipping. If it is then tighten the belt 1/4 turn again. Continue until the belt does not slip, but do not tighten the bolts more than 2 full turns.

Mar 12, 2009 | Exercise & Fitness

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