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Follow this link and you can download the owners manual as well as the exploded parts schematics. There will be information about the different years. other than the consoles they have remained the same for 20 + years. If you ever need to replace the bottom bearing be sure to get the lock ring as well. It changed from left hand thread to right. Thats it. You can also upgrade the console to the newer version. A little expensive but with proper care a 20 year old Airdyne will last till the frame rusts out from under it.

Schwinn 430... | Answered on Sep 27, 2019

Clean the servo motor's potentiometer with 'tuner cleaner'. Remove the shroud on the 'passenger side' (it's a bit tricky, but not difficult). The potentiometer is a part of the black plastic servo motor assembly that adjusts the band of magnets (the magnets that create drag on the flywheel). The potentiometer measures the angle of the small pulley that tugs on the cable that moves the magnets. As often happens, potentiometers get dirty. In my case, the machine behaved intermittently, sometimes displaying the E2 error code. Cleaning the potentiometer solved the problem. Time will tell whether it's a permanent fix, but it certainly makes sense. If a potentiometer gives the 'brain' a bad signal, the brain won't know what to do. If you're not familiar with a potentiometer, it's a dial, like the volume control dial on your stereo. As you rotate the dial, it raises or lowers the electrical resistance, which the electronic circuitry can detect. In a stereo, it can control the volume. In the Elliptical, it tells the brain the location of the resistance magnets (how close to the flywheel, and thus how much resistance). It's a tight squeeze getting the can of tuner cleaner spray in there. Hope this helps.

Schwinn 430... | Answered on Feb 15, 2019

Check all the cables , could be a damage wire somewhere

Schwinn 430... | Answered on Dec 07, 2017

Did you ever fix this? I am having the same problem...

Schwinn 430... | Answered on May 04, 2017

It should just be 2 AA batteries. Remove the battery door on the back of the computer to expose the batteries. Remove and replace. Computer Graphite Airdyne Big Fan Schwinn 92823 SPORTSMITH net

Schwinn 430... | Answered on Sep 28, 2015

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Please download the assembly manual for Schwinn® 430 Elliptical from the link provided below :


Please download the owners manual for Schwinn® 430 Elliptical from the link provided below :


Schwinn 430... | Answered on Nov 27, 2014

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