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My pro form j41 treadmill slows down to a stop when using it

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My pro form j41 treadmill slows down to a stop when using it checked the belt it is not slipping changed moter same problem
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Exercise Equipment
Expert:  Pete replied 11 months ago.

Hi there,

Check if the motor spins correctly when the belt is off it. If the motor spins ok, then the belt may be worn and need replacing.

As it gets older, the friction increases and the motor finds it more difficult to turn the belt.

You could try adding some belt lubrication as a short-term remedy on a worn belt:

http://www.amazon.com/100%25-Silicone-Treadmill-Belt-Lubricant/dp/B00TOYAJ7C/

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
The belt I walk on or the belt that drives I did lube the belt and also the moter
Expert:  Pete replied 11 months ago.

Does the motor spin correctly when the belt is off it?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
it only slows when a load is on it
Expert:  Pete replied 11 months ago.

Ok, let me see if the other experts have any idea on this.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Ok