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Have a freespirit 122 300810 13 years old. when you plug in…

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Have a freespirit###-##-#### 13 years old. when you plug in the console says cal. then it shows e3 in the speed read out.

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Freespirit###-##-#### 13 years old.

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It just started according to my wife who uses it. when that e3 comes into speed read out thats it wont do any think

Submitted: 9 months ago.Category: Exercise Equipment
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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
when that e3 comes up thats it cant do anything with the machine
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Exercise Equipment Technician: Louie, Technician replied 9 months ago
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Exercise Equipment Technician: Louie, Technician replied 9 months ago

Initially, the described symptom almost always is an internal hardware issue. Are you then considering a DIY (do-it-yourself) repair approach? If yes, do you have access to and familiar with a multi-meter?

If yes, please post back with clear closeup pictures of the console/display circuitry, motor, motor controller and all the wiring. Click / tap HERE. These pictures would then serve as common references allowing me to see what you are seeing.Still and if considering a DIY, let's try check and review the basics.

Proposed preliminary tries (if have not been done):

  • • check the wiring/connections from the bottom to the console/display;
  • • very carefully check if there is voltage supplied from the motor controller to the motor;
  • • even if just to eliminate as a suspect, consider performing the below tests:
  • • cautiously / manually turn the big motor and see pulley, roller, belt action;
  • • if comfortably able, disconnect the big motor and test run using a car battery;
  • • trace / check if the speed sensor is positioned and wired correctly (most likely).
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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Not worth fixing
Exercise Equipment Technician: Louie, Technician replied 9 months ago

I understand and appreciate the post back.

I realize that the above information may perhaps be not what was expected. Unfortunately, there is no quick-n-easy fix and neither is there a workaround; sorry for having to be the bearer of bad news.

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