Buyer Guide

Treadmill: Replacement of Parts

Treadmills are available in many brands and models with diverse features. Sophisticated treadmills are expensive as they are made of high quality parts. Warranties on such treadmills are excellent and you do not have to worry about replacing parts.

However, if the treadmill is made of cheap or inexpensive parts, the warranties are relatively short. You need to be careful when buying such a treadmill. A short warranty usually implies that the parts are not of very high quality and will wear out faster.

Even though it may be slightly more expensive, choose a treadmill with better quality parts and a better warranty. In the long run, it will prove less expensive as he parts will last a longer time.

All treadmill companies provide free replacement in case the part develops a problem during the warranty period. Given below are the parts of a treadmill that may require replacement during the life of the treadmill.

If you wish to know more about these parts then the internet is a great place to start.

* The motor is one of the most important parts of a treadmill. The warranty on the motor varies from a period of 3 years to 10 years. In come cases, companies provide a 16-year warranty on the motor.

* The LCD  screen on you treadmill displays various items of information such as your pulse rate, heart rate, calories you have burned, distance you have travelled during the current exercise session.

*The tread belt is another essential part of your treadmill. The warranty on the belt is usually around 3 years

Most of the treadmill companies are required by law to honor their warranties and usually do so. Remember that your warranty may become void in case you have the treadmill repaired from an agency that is not authorized to repair the treadmill.