This guide will take you through how to replace the power inlet for your Elite Series treadmill.
Warning: This repair does involve mains voltage so follow the instructions carefully.
What will I need?
To undertake the replacement you will need:
1. Replacement power inlet.
2. Star screwdriver.
Removal of the faulty power inlet
1. Turn off the treadmill by the wall and unplug the cable from the treadmill power socket and wait 20 mins for the capacitors to discharge.
2. Remove the motor cover by removing the 4 retaining screws.
Note: At this point, it is always good to take a photo of the connections as a point of reference.
3. Remove the earth and 2 wires going to the EMI which are attached to the power inlet.
Note: The connectors have an anti-vibrate clip built in which might need slight force to disconnect during removal.
Top Tip: The use of a screwdriver to pry the connectors off.
4. Remove the 2 screws fixing the power inlet to the treadmill base.
5. The power inlet should now be free to be removed.
Installation of the motor controller
The installation is the reverse of the removal process.
Verify and closing
7. Plug the power cable into the treadmill power inlet, turn it on and turn the wall socket on. If there are any indications the equipment was incorrectly connected please turn the power off at the wall immediately.
The treadmill should now start up ready for verification and testing. If the screen has not come on please ensure the safety key is in place or use the user manual to troubleshoot.
8. With the treadmill on push the start button.
9. Verify the treadmill running belt is moving in the correct direction.
10. Verify the incline goes up and down when using the up and down control buttons.
11. Verify the stop button and emergency stop works.
12. Verification is now complete. Ensure the treadmill has stopped and repeat step 1
13. Install the motor cover removed in step 2.
14. Repeat step 7.
15. The installation is now complete.
Treadmill is not turning on > Ensure the power cable is plugged in, the power socket is on and the wall plug is on. If there are no LEDs showing on the motor controller during step 8, this indicates there is no electricity at the motor control board. Check all fuses (plugs and power sockets), circuit breakers and ensure the motor controller is wired as per step 6. If the issue persists use the user’s manual to troubleshoot.