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Category: Exercise Equipment
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When I cut on my treadmill and start walking it cuts off and

Customer Question

When I cut on my treadmill and start walking it cuts off and I get a speed motor error. I have checked the speed sensor it has a good connection.
JA: What's the exact make and model of the treadmill?
Customer: It is a bodyguard
JA: What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: I checked the connections
JA: The equipment expert can solve this for you. Anything else you want him to know before I connect you two?
Customer: Before I received this error. The power cord was crushed and when I pluged the machine in, black smoke came out of the outlet and the machine stopped working completely. we replaced the power cord and that's when the trouble started
JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Fitness Equipment Technician about your situation and then connect you two.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Exercise Equipment
Expert:  Michael replied 1 year ago.

Hi , I am Tech Michael an expert in this field and I will be assisting you today. I am a Master Technician that's dedicated to giving you the best Answer possible.

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May I have the full model #?

Also how old is your treadmill?

This is likely a cheap fix;-)

Thank you

Tech Michael

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I bought this treadmill at an auction 2 to 3 years ago not sure how old it is a bodyguard fitness there are no model numbers. With the serial number help
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
About the serial number there is a part number
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Serial number(###) ###-####and the part number is *****
Expert:  Michael replied 1 year ago.

Hi you will need the to get the part you need.

Whats wrong with this one is the speed sensor.

I would order that and replace it to fix this issue.

Yes the SN and part # ***** be ok for this ;-)

Expert:  Michael replied 1 year ago.

One min and I'll tell you the best place to get that part, it plugs in, no soldering required.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
How would I go about ordering the part for this
Expert:  Michael replied 1 year ago.

Hi, the best place to get that speed sensor is:

I would call for best results, also they dont list all parts on their site;-)

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Thank you


Tech Michael