Hope I did not fry the new console only had it plugged in for about 15 seconds …. Looks like it could be tricky to fix. My console has been fine as long as I unplug it when I am finished using it. I disassembled the console, blew out the motherboard, cleaned all of the contacts, and reseated all of the cables. Then I found this site, had my power supply tested and it was showing 12 volts.
I also tested a new one with the same rating so this is normal. How often should I lubricate the deck of my treadmill? Brian said Thanks for the help. I also had my power source tested. Not wanting to lose half my money right away. Can the volume of the alert beeping be adjusted? Where can I learn more about the programs on my elliptical? Our Life Fitness X3 display was blank and flashing after leaving it unplugged overnight and plugging it back in 24 hours later we had always just left it plugged into outlet in the past. Howard said I brought my power supply to my local geeky electronics store for testing.
I took apart the housing plastic and removed the console and electric motor that controlled the tension previously. I have a x3 that was updated to a X3i console before I purchased it from the Life time fitness store. I also reseated all the pins and even used a hair dryer to ensure there was no dampness inside the console. Stepmills Located on the frame in the lower front of the machine on the user's left. Follow the below instructions to adjust units.
Bob said I am some what disillusioned with this whole power supply issue. Raymond Luxury Yacht said All, update to my post from 21 March 2013. The hardest part was figuring out how to detach the external cable from the flywheel, and since the internal cables were broken, I just pried it out. You should be able to pedal without locking your knees or shifting your weight from side to side. Looks like if the input voltage from the wall becomes unstable then it will shut off. Needless to say, are there any cheap fixes for the console? It started about a year ago and we began unplugging when not in use.
The beeping noise is a safety feature that all fitness equipment manufacturers include on the products. So with little to lose, I peeled up the thicker, printed overlay to expose the membrane. . My problem was most likely the lightning. It was going to cost several hundred dollars to fix, so I decided I had nothing to lose by taking it apart. My last fix lasted about 4 years, hoping for at least the same this time around. David Syiek said I just noticed that EdwardL91 posted a solution that is much like the one I will be creating.
Peggy said Mark, I want to see how U did this please. We started to get a intermittent beeping noise and cycling of the workout profiles that evenetually became continous. They sell about 20-30 different connectors. Strength Benches A serial number may be found in one of these locations. If you have the money and are looking for something that can give you everything you need in an elliptical trainer - Look no further than the life fitness x9i elliptical trainer. My question does anyone know if unplugging after each workout hurts the console? The shipping rates will be on the left column under the shipping address fields.
Where can I learn more about the programs on my treadmill? I have had this elliptical for 5 years and use it only three times a week. I supplied them with the ser off the elliptical. I agree with you that Life Fitness should own up to this problem and recall and replace the part. When I look at the motherboard on the right bottom below the power connector, I see a 7-pin ribbon cable connecting the main buttons on the motherboard. A test of the transformer revealed that it had drifted up to 13v.
I ran the cable from the flywheel to the lever and used some collets? Life is good for now, anyways. Thanks to all for the handy info. I went to Radio Shack and bought a new 9v power supply. Life Fitness does not stand behind their products. Do not place the machine in any area that will block any vent or air openings. Advanced Fitness Group is not responsible or liable for indirect, special or consequential damages, economic loss, loss of property, or profits, loss of enjoyment or use, or other consequential damages of whatsoever nature in connection with the purchase, use, repair or maintenance of the product. When I left it plugged in all the time after replacing the power supply the unit started beeping.
Think of the Activity Zone as cruise control settings on your car steering wheel. The power supply arrived promptly. So before shipping the console off for repairs, I figured it was at least worth buying a new power supply and eliminating that as a problem. Many of the keys would no longer work. All of the lights on the console lights up perfectly well and all other keys work perfectly well. Steppers A serial number may be found in one of these locations.
Call 1-800-351-3737 or email: customersupport lifefitness. Unit Adjustment is set on console for Track+. Weight System A serial number may be found in one of these locations. Bikes Upright and Recumbent Serial may be found in one of these locations. I took the rear housing off and everything looks to be in place.