how to repair an elliptical machine
These devices include a set of pedals and handles mounted on the base.
When the pedal moves, the drive belt installed inside the base turns the flywheel, which creates resistance when moving.
The console unit installed on the oval upright tracks the rotation of the flywheel.
This allows the device to calculate the simulated distance the user has traveled during the exercise.
Drive BeltRemove to move the screws or bolts that fix the end of the pedal to the crank shaft.
Slide the end of the pedal off the axle.
Remove any screws or bolts that secure the left and right disc guard on the base.
Unplug or pry the disc shield from the base and place it on one side.
Remove any screws or bolts that secure the left and right guard on the base.
Remove the side guard and put it aside.
Check the interior of the base unit and find the drive belt.
Pull the drive belt from the crank pulley, the flywheel, and any other pulley.
Discard the old drive belt and install the new one in its position.
Turn the crank axle by hand to confirm that the belt will turn smoothly when the equipment is in use.
Lubrication removes the end of the pedal from the crank shaft.
Apply a layer of machine grease on the crank shaft and reconnect the end of the pedal.
Remove the bolt that connects the pedal and the swing arm.
Remove the pedal from the arm, then apply a layer of machine grease on the axle on the swinging arm.
Bolts can also be used as axles on certain models.
Reconnect the pedal to the arm.
Remove the bolt that connects the swing arm to the ellipse upright.
Remove the swing arm from the column and apply a layer of machine grease to the axle on the column.
Reconnect the arm to the upright position.
Fix the bolts or screws of the fixing console on the upright assembly.
Lift the console and confirm that the cable connection is safe.
Remove the lid from the battery cover of the console and install a new set of batteries.
Replace the battery cover.
Remove the end of the pedal from the crank shaft.
Remove the left and right disc guard and side guard.
Check the inside of the base unit and locate the flywheel.
Check the flywheel when turning.
Find the magnet installed on the flywheel.
Turn the flywheel until the magnet passes through the nearby magnetic sheet switch.
Loosen the screw that holds the switch.
Rotate the switch to narrow the gap between the switch and the magnet.
Tighten the screws.
Replace Left and Right disc guard and side guard.
Reconnect the end of the pedal to the crank shaft.