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J.T., Technician
Category: Exercise Equipment
Satisfied Customers: 982
Experience:  I have over 10 years experience in all fields of fitness equipment repair and service.
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Schwinn eliptical model 438, Schwinn eliptical model

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Schwinn eliptical model 438
JA: What's the make/model of your device? How old is it?
Customer: Schwinn eliptical model 438,motor runs and there are clicking noises when I plug in adapter to wall socket.
JA: How long has this been going on? What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: Recent problem. Was working well approx 3 weeks ago. Took unit apart and tightened cable to motor which was slightly loose. Worked for one usage, now back to same problem.
JA: Anything else you want the equipment expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 10 days ago.
Category: Exercise Equipment
Expert:  J.T. replied 10 days ago.
Does the console work as it should?
Customer: replied 9 days ago.
Expert:  J.T. replied 9 days ago.
Then you need a new console. It has shorted out and is sending the wrong signal to the DC Motor
Customer: replied 7 days ago.
On second check the console seems to tale instructions as it should. But, the motor runs constantly from the time I plug the power converter into the wall receptacle and there is a constant clicking sound.
Expert:  J.T. replied 7 days ago.
Then it's the DC Motor that needs to be replaced
Expert:  J.T. replied 7 days ago.
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