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My treadmill tripped the circuit breaker in my electrical

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my treadmill tripped the circuit breaker in my electrical panel during regular use. the electrician diagnosed the problem as the treadmill motor being damaged does this make sense and if so how expensive is it usually to replace the motor or does it just make sense to buy a new treadmill?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Exercise Equipment
Expert:  Michael replied 1 year ago.

Hi I'm sorry to hear that.

Let me ask, how did the motor sound just prior to this failure?

Thanks

Tech Michael

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
my son was on the treadmill at the time he didn't notice any unusual sounds he had just put the tread on a steep incline setting before it shorted out
Expert:  Michael replied 1 year ago.

Thanks sorry for the delay, I would not suspect the motor in this case, it sounds more like the motor driver board that you will end up needing. Its cheaper than the motor by a lot, and I would replace both the motor and the driver board if you need to change the motor as well. But, at this time, I would only order the motor driver board;-)

chances are that all that is wrong.

The best place to get that board is: Treadmill Doctor:

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If you need another source please let me know, they shoudl have that motor driver board for you;-)

In any case, I will stick with you until this is complete.

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Tech Michael

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok but what about installation? Does treadmill Doctor offer that?
Expert:  Michael replied 1 year ago.

Hi unfortunately they don't offer service;-(

If you are handy and have a few basic tools you can do this with my help its easy. But if you don't want to do that you can have Sears install that part or if you just knwo someone handy they can do this. Once you have the part, you can contact me again for advice while you make the repair;-)

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Thank you

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