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My Nordictrack T8.SS 2.6 CHP won't start, it just makes a

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My Nordictrack T8.SS 2.6 CHP won't start, it just makes a constant whirring noise. None of the buttons will work. It says incline in the window.
JA: What's the make/model of your device? How old is it?
Customer: Nordictrack T8.SS 2.6 CHP and it's a couple years old
JA: How long has this been going on? What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: Haven't used it for a while. I've tried to unplug it from the wall and taken the key out and back several times.
JA: Anything else you want the equipment expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: I think that's it. Thank you.
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Exercise Equipment
Expert:  Russell H. replied 2 months ago.

Hi, thank you for contacting JustAnswer.com. My name is***** will do my best to provide the right answer to your question.
I would guess from the sound of it that your NordicTrack machine has a stuck incline, or it has (mostly likely of all) a defective incline position sensor, a jammed incline, or defective control board circuitry for the incline motor.

The constant whirring, and the message 'INCLINE' in the window, point to this - the incline may be at maximum elevation, perhaps? in which case the incline position sensor is the likely fault. But the other causes I mentioned could be, too.

Your machine will need repairs, unless - and this is unlikely - an Incline Calibration could help.

If calibrating the incline does not help, then you would need a repair co. near you, in which case, let me know your local zip code and/or town/city and state, and I will provide you with contact information for fully qualified NordicTrack repair co.s in your region.

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