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Pete, Electronic Engineer
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I have the proforma tour de france exercise bike. I've not

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Hello, I have the proforma tour de france exercise bike. I've not used it for about two years since I moved. I just plugged it in and turned in the switch. I got no display or even any indication that it was receiving power. Any thoughts?
Plugs tested fine btw.
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Exercise Equipment
Expert:  Pete replied 7 months ago.

Hi William,

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Hi Pete
Got some thoughts?
Expert:  Pete replied 7 months ago.

Press the power switch to the reset position, then check the display again.

If there is still nothing showing on the display, let me know if you have a voltmeter available to take some test readings...

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
nothing showing on the display and no movement on the bike itself. Usually the bike will move to calibrate itself
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
I may have a meter, I'll have to check. Where would you want me to test?
Expert:  Pete replied 7 months ago.

You will need to test the voltages on the power supply - follow the cable into the machine, and test along the power supply lines to see where the power stops...

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
OK I'll check that out tomorrow and let you know
Expert:  Pete replied 7 months ago.

Hi William, just checking in on your question. How did things turn out for you?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
I've not had a chance to check just yet
Expert:  Pete replied 6 months ago.

That's ok, looking forward to hearing an update from you.

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Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Hi Pete,
Thanks for your help. I don'the have a meter. I was hoping you might have some experience with this actual problem with this actual equipment. I appreciate your help, but I'm going to call the manufacturer.
Expert:  Pete replied 6 months ago.

Ok, without a meter there isn't much else you can try yourself.

Let me know if I can be of any further assistance.