Treadmill Basics

Treadmill Repair Manuals Could Come In Handy

Like any other mechanical device, a treadmill is likely to require repair and maintenance at some point of time. Any machine is likely to break down. A treadmill is no exception. Suppose your car starts making weird noises or you experience starting trouble. What are you likely to do? Take it to the workshop. You cannot fix a noise that comes from the engine or tune the car yourself, unless you are a mechanic or an automobile engineer.

A treadmill is however different from a car. There are things that you should do on your own as a part of maintenance. It is perfectly possible for you the owner, to fix issues such as lubricating the belt or the motor, fixing a problem with the incline, adjusting a nut or a bolt here and there.

However, for these minor problems you need to read the manual. As a matter of fact, reading the treadmill manual can be very useful. Not only will you be able to solve minor problems on your own, you will also be able to recognize major problems, if and when they come up.

User manuals are a part of the treadmill. These manuals contain information on how to assemble and setup your treadmill and how to trouble shoot minor issues. If you have misplaced your manual, you should be able to download an electronic copy from the manufacturer’s website.

What if there is no mention of the problem I am facing?
In that case, the best option is to go to the manufacturer’s website and go to the customer support section. Lodge a complaint and someone from the company should get back to you. Alternatively, you can pick up the phone and talk to a company support person.

The support department should be able to guide you as to the best course of action.