Question about Life Fitness F3 Folding Treadmill with Advanced Console

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I have noticed a few times that my f3 life fitness treadmill changes pace on me, and so does the incline. i can see it on the monitor, also it has started feeling like the belt is catching or something, or suddenly sticking for a second mid run? Should i call out to have it serviced..... again? I have only had the treadmill for a few months and have had several problems- next time i drop 3k on equipment it won't be with life fitness!

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It might just need a simple adjustment of the running belt that can eliminate the slipping refer to you owner's manual for the procedure. It will be close to all treadmill adjustments.
Here is a generic procedure for adjusting the belt:
If the walking belt slips when walked on. Run the treadmill @ 3 to 4 mph, walk for a few minutes, Using the allen wrench, turn both rear roller adjustment bolts clockwise, 1/4 of a turn. Then repeat adjusting procedure until walking belt is properly tightened.

Posted on Jul 19, 2010

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