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Whenever I use our eliptical precor efx, as soon as the elevation starts it says error 45

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Precor Error 45, Lift Moving in Wrong Direction Probable Cause 1. Lift motor hysteresis.
2. Lower PCA is bad.
Corrective Action 1. The error would usually occur when the lift was already in motion (usually downward) when a lift command in the opposite direction (upward) was made. Some lift motors used in production exhibited a very long turnaround time and the lift motor would still be moving in the original commanded direction while the control system was trying to move the lift in the opposite commanded direction. If the error continues to re-occur, replace the lift motor.
2. It is a rare condition, however if the lift moves in the opposite direction commanded, replace the lower PCA.


Precor Error Code 45

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SOURCE: I get an error message on my Precor EFX5.17

Error 54 - Target Pulses Lost During Operation... Description... This error is associated with the 5.17 EFX. This error indicates that at some time after the initial start up sequence was successfully completed, the gear motor was instructed to move and no response was seen from the motors revolution sensor. Possible Causes (1.) The F2 fuse is blown.... (2.) Damaged or Intermittent gear motor wiring.... (3.) Bad gear motor.... (4.) Damaged gear motor target... (5.) Bad lower PCA.... Possible Remedies.... (1.) Remove power from the 5.17. Remove the F2 fuse from the lower PCA. Measure the fuse with an ohmmeter. The fuse should measure 1 ohm or less. If the reading is significantly high, replace the fuse. If the F2 fuse was blown there may have been a reason that will cause the fuse to blow again such as; damaged gear motor wiring or a bad gear motor..... (2.) Carefully inspect the gear motor wiring for intermittent or damaged wiring or connections. Replace or repair the wiring or connections as appropriate..... (3.) With power removed from the 5.17, remove both wires from the gear motor. Measure the gear motor resistance with an ohmmeter, it should read approximately 9 ohms. If the reading is significantly low or significantly high, replace the gear motor..... (4.) Visually inspect the gear motor target, if it is ripped, torn or badly scratched, replace the target..... (5.) Measure the voltage at the gear motor during the start up sequence, it should measure approximately 12 V.D.C. The voltage would only be present between the time the sequence was initiated and an error was displayed.. If the voltage is significantly low or absent and the F2 fuse is good (see step 1), replace the lower PCA......
Hope this has helped you.... Thanks...

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Precor Error 44, Un-commanded Lift Motion Probable Cause 1. Intermittent or bad connection in the lift position sensor(potentiometer).
2. Lift position sensor (potentiometer) is bad.
3. Lower PCA is bad.
Corrective Action
  1. Bad or intermittent connection of the lift position sensor (potentiometer) is the most common cause of the error 44. Inspect all wiring and connections related to the lift position sensor (potentiometer). Repair or replace wiring connections as necessary.
  2. Monitor the lift position number displayed while operating the lift in diagnostics mode. If the reading makes large changes or is erratic, the lift position sensor (potentiometer) is likely bad. Replace the lift position sensor (potentiometer) or lift motor if the lift position sensor (potentiometer) is internal to the lift motor.
  3. If the lift moves without any command entered either manually or through a program, replace the lower PCA.
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What is error 45 on the EFX 546??


Precor Error 45, Lift Moving in Wrong Direction Probable Cause 1. Lift motor hysteresis.
2. Lower PCA is bad.
Corrective Action 1. The error would usually occur when the lift was already in motion (usually downward) when a lift command in the opposite direction (upward) was made. Some lift motors used in production exhibited a very long turnaround time and the lift motor would still be moving in the original commanded direction while the control system was trying to move the lift in the opposite commanded direction. If the error continues to re-occur, replace the lift motor.
2. It is a rare condition, however if the lift moves in the opposite direction commanded, replace the lower PCA.


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Nov 11, 2012 | Precor EFX 546i Elliptical Version 4

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Elevation is not going all the way down and up have 12 error messages error 40,42,44,45. what do these mean and waht do i do


If I posted the definition of each of these error codes, it would be a ton of information to process. I am going to attach a link to my support center. You can just simply type each error code in the search box and get the meaning and possible solutions for each of these error codes.

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Aug 05, 2011 | Precor EFX 546i Elliptical Version 4

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Efx 546 in diagnostics mode, flashes 255 and then real position of incline. getting error 42 when first turning machine on.


ok

elevation needs calibration or stuck


open--put elevation manually lowest and turn the unit on and bring the elevation lowest by pressing el down key

put it together clear it and start elevation will come in the starting position clear it and use it 225 is out of range of elevation

also check elevation fuse if it is good and secure

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I am looking for a parts and repair manual for a precor efx546 eliptical unit


Go to National Gym Supply @ gymparts.com or call them @ 1-800-496-7278

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Error 45 on Precor EFX 546 Elliptical


Precor Error 45, Lift Moving in Wrong Direction Probable Cause 1. Lift motor hysteresis.
2. Lower PCA is bad.
Corrective Action 1. The error would usually occur when the lift was already in motion (usually downward) when a lift command in the opposite direction (upward) was made. Some lift motors used in production exhibited a very long turnaround time and the lift motor would still be moving in the original commanded direction while the control system was trying to move the lift in the opposite commanded direction. If the error continues to re-occur, replace the lift motor.
2. It is a rare condition, however if the lift moves in the opposite direction commanded, replace the lower PCA.

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I have an Error message 50 coming up when iturn on my eliptical


Precor Error 50, Too Much Brake (Magnet) Current Probable Cause 1. Shorted or damaged wiring between the lower PCA and the eddy current magnet is the most common cause for this error.
2. Bad eddy current magnet.
3. Bad lower PCA.
Corrective Action
  1. Thoroughly inspect the eddy current wiring and connections ensuring that the wires are not shorted to the frame or shorted together. Repair or replace damaged wiring as necessary.
  2. Disconnect the wires from the eddy current magnet. Using an ohm meter, check for approximately 100 ohms across the eddy current magnet terminals. If the reading is considerably low, replace the eddy current magnet. Measure ohms between each eddy current magnet terminal and the frame ground. You should have no resistance between the eddy current magnet terminal and the frame ground. If resistance is present this would indicate a partial short, replace the eddy current magnet.
  3. If the eddy current magnet wiring and the eddy current magnet are both good from the above tests, replace the lower PCA.

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