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Pete, Electronic Engineer
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Experience:  Over 16 years of experience installing and repairing electronics.
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My eliptical thrown E6 code, When I first turn it on it

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My eliptical thrown E6 code
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Customer: When I first turn it on it starts and then it goes beep and then it has a E6 error code it's a Life Fitness X7 eliptical
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Customer: I found two broken wires going to the hydraulic unit on one side I splice them back together and it used to say e3 code but now it's doing a E 6 after I put the wires back
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Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Exercise Equipment
Expert:  Pete replied 7 months ago.

Hi there,

Expert:  Pete replied 7 months ago.

The E6 error code indicates a fault with the limit switches or possibly the cable in the link arm.

Check the wire where its exposed going from link arm into the crank arm - there should be a felt-like coating on it.

If it is damaged it will need to be replaced.