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Pete, Electronic Engineer
Category: Exercise Equipment
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Experience:  Over 16 years of experience installing and repairing electronics.
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Okay. There's a burning smell coming from our Lifefitness

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Okay. There's a burning smell coming from our Lifefitness elliptical
JA: What's the make/model of your device? How old is it?
Customer: It's an X9i
JA: How long has this been going on? What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: We just bought it used from a private party. they said it worked fine. We did have to buy a new power supply. Maybe a problem with that?
JA: Anything else you want the electronics expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Exercise Equipment
Expert:  Pete replied 9 months ago.

Hi, I'm Pete. Welcome to JustAnswer! I'm reviewing your question now, and will post back with your reply ASAP.

Expert:  Pete replied 9 months ago.

Do you plan on carrying out any diagnostic testing and repairs yourself?

Can you open the machine up and locate the source of the burning smell? (e.g. belt, motor, console)

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I'll try to locate the smell and I'll repair it myself if it's simple enough. I'll let you know what I find.
Expert:  Pete replied 9 months ago.

Ok, let me know what you find.

Expert:  Pete replied 8 months ago.

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