Exercise Equipment

Exercise equipment repair questions? Ask a technician

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

I need to change track belt and motor belt on model T8600S…

Customer Question
I need to change...

I need to change track belt and motor belt on model T8600S vision treadmill. Track is fraying at the seam.

Technician's Assistant: How long has this been going on with your T8600S? What have you tried so far?

I have had treadmill for 15 years and have glued the belt and used staples to keep it together. been going on for 1 year. I need a new track and belt for motor along with instructions to install.

Technician's Assistant: Anything else you want the Equipment Expert to know before I connect you?

That should do it.

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Exercise Equipment
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Exercise Equipment Question
Answered in 7 minutes by:
12/13/2017
Exercise Equipment Technician: J.T., Technician replied 4 months ago
J.T.
J.T., Technician
Category: Exercise Equipment
Satisfied Customers: 1,222
Experience: I have over 10 years experience in all fields of fitness equipment repair and service.
Verified
Hi you will need a new deck as well as both belts.
Ask Your Own Exercise Equipment Question
Exercise Equipment Technician: J.T., Technician replied 4 months ago
https://www.fitnessrepairparts.com/m/equipment/Select/7517/Vision-Fitness/T8600HRC-1998-2000-TM18-TM24
Ask Your Own Exercise Equipment Question
Exercise Equipment Technician: J.T., Technician replied 4 months ago
You can order there or from Treadmill doctor. Com
Ask Your Own Exercise Equipment Question
Exercise Equipment Technician: J.T., Technician replied 4 months ago
The machine is still working correctly? Being that old the Motor and circuit board usually go bad once the deck and belt are worn out.
Ask Your Own Exercise Equipment Question
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Everything is still working fine the track needs to be replaced. It would make sense to replace the belt to the engine while replacing the track. I do not understand why I would need a new deck? Please explain.The deck appears to be solid.I need the breakdown showing how the unit comes apart in order to replaced the belt.
Exercise Equipment Technician: J.T., Technician replied 4 months ago
The belt and deck always need to be replaced together. They are wear items.if you had staples on the belt I'm sure the deck and really scratched up. This will cause more friction on the new belt and wear it out quickly.
Ask Your Own Exercise Equipment Question
Exercise Equipment Technician: J.T., Technician replied 4 months ago
Fitnessrepairparts. Com or Treadmill doctor. Com will show you an exploded Parts diagram
Ask Your Own Exercise Equipment Question
Exercise Equipment Technician: J.T., Technician replied 4 months ago
You will need to remove both rollers, then slide the side rails off. Then remove the deck.install new deck and belt. Next install the front roller with drive belt only around the roller. DO NOT ATTACH TO MOTOR. next install rear roller. Now roll the drive belt onto the Motor pulley first, then roll it onto the roller pulley
Ask Your Own Exercise Equipment Question
Exercise Equipment Technician: J.T., Technician replied 4 months ago
Once everything is back together you can tension the rear roller so the belt doesn't skip, or slip
Ask Your Own Exercise Equipment Question
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Can you send me a break down of the unit showing the parts or possibly some sort of manual.
It is going to be a couple of hours before I will review your reply.
Exercise Equipment Technician: J.T., Technician replied 4 months ago
The sites I sent have a complete breakdown of Parts. There is no Repair manual for treadmills.
Ask Your Own Exercise Equipment Question
Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Right now I am beginning to work on it so I may yet need you.
Was this answer helpful?
Ask J.T. Your Own Question
J.T.
J.T.
J.T., Technician
Category: Exercise Equipment
Satisfied Customers: 1,222
1,222 Satisfied Customers
Experience: I have over 10 years experience in all fields of fitness equipment repair and service.

J.T. is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

He answered my question promptly and gave me accurate, detailed information. If all of your experts are half as good, you have a great thing going here.

DianeDallas, TX

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

treadmilltech

treadmilltech

Technician

4,753 satisfied customers

20+ years experience repairing exercise equipment with emphasis on Nordictrack/Proform and Horizon

J.T.

J.T.

Technician

1,222 satisfied customers

I have over 10 years experience in all fields of fitness equipment repair and service.

Neil

Neil

Technician

205 satisfied customers

NZCE Electronics and Computing

Matthew

Matthew

Technician

135 satisfied customers

20+ years in Electronics, Mechanical, Service, Repair, Customer Service, Quality Control, Document Control, and Maintenance w/ 10+ in fitness equipment. All brands/models

Louie

Louie

Technician

56 satisfied customers

25+ yrs. experience in the field and 5+ yrs. online, down to component level.

Fitness Equipment Doctor

Fitness Equipment Doctor

Technician

50 satisfied customers

National electronic warranty inc service provider with 8 years experience and manufacturer certified

Daniel

Daniel

Engineer

45 satisfied customers

BSEE (Electrical Engineer), 10+ years electronic design experience ,chip, board, component expert

< Previous | Next >

Related Exercise Equipment Questions
I have a nordictrack c700 treadmill and the console is not
I have a nordictrack c700 treadmill and the console is not secure and i'm not sure what to tighten to put it back in place. It rattles when running over a 7.5 speed … read more
treadmilltech
treadmilltech
Technician
High School or GED
4,753 satisfied customers
THE SPEED INCREASES BY ITSELF i HAVE IT SET ON 3 AND AFTER A
THE SPEED INCREASES BY ITSELF i HAVE IT SET ON 3 AND AFTER A FEW MINUTES IT GOES UP TO 6 WITHOUT NOTICE … read more
treadmilltech
treadmilltech
Technician
High School or GED
4,753 satisfied customers
The resistance and volume are not working. Pro-Form 600ZNE
We moved it to a new room. My husband took it apart, but doesn't know what's wrong … read more
treadmilltech
treadmilltech
Technician
High School or GED
4,753 satisfied customers
Cybex 400T treadmill - has worked great for better than
Cybex 400T treadmill - has worked great for better than 10yrs. Now shuts down after 8 mins ... with a flashing 60HZ on monitor and 45 seconds of buzz alarm. Michael … read more
treadmilltech
treadmilltech
Technician
High School or GED
4,753 satisfied customers
The power went out for about 5 seconds last night, now my
The power went out for about 5 seconds last night, now my treadmill will not work.When turned on, it makes a humming noise, but i iwll not run. Don't know if outage is the cause of the treadmill not w… read more
treadmilltech
treadmilltech
Technician
High School or GED
4,753 satisfied customers
The display shows two dash line ( -- ) with the incline
The display shows two dash line ( -- ) with the incline motor running... , … read more
treadmilltech
treadmilltech
Technician
High School or GED
4,753 satisfied customers
My 1260ef incline slips down as I'm exercising. Do I need to
My 1260ef incline slips down as I'm exercising. Do I need to take it apart? What is the fix? … read more
treadmilltech
treadmilltech
Technician
High School or GED
4,753 satisfied customers
I have a T5zi treadmill and when I put the magnet key on it
I have a T5zi treadmill and when I put the magnet key on it all I get is 4 beeps. Nothing happens … read more
treadmilltech
treadmilltech
Technician
High School or GED
4,753 satisfied customers
I have a stationary NordiTrack Commercil 400. Screen says
Hi I have a stationary NordiTrack Commercil 400. Screen says 'Checksum;Fail XChecksum:Pass' When I HAD manual, it said I needed to install a new chip in its leg. Where do I get chip or person to insta… read more
treadmilltech
treadmilltech
Technician
High School or GED
4,753 satisfied customers
I have a T5zi treadmill and when I put the magnet key on it
I have a T5zi treadmill and when I put the magnet key on it all I get is 4 beeps. Nothing happens … read more
treadmilltech
treadmilltech
Technician
High School or GED
4,753 satisfied customers
The incline does not work i have a mdl 473 vision elegant i
the incline does not work i have a mdl 473 vision elegant i found a broken wire in the incline motor need a replacement motor … read more
treadmilltech
treadmilltech
Technician
High School or GED
4,753 satisfied customers
I have a 10 year-old X7 Elliptical in good condition. For
I have a 10 year-old X7 Elliptical in good condition. For some time now, there is a E6 error code on the Activity Zone console. The stride adjustment doesn't work. The main console works. I've tried p… read more
Harry
Harry
1,383 satisfied customers
I need toget asecurity key for model 30943 serial 020905009,
Hi, I need toget asecurity key for model 30943 serial###-##-#### can you help me? thank you … read more
treadmilltech
treadmilltech
Technician
High School or GED
4,753 satisfied customers
Can you help wirh Nordictrack equipment? Short time...i
Actually, im not at home, i just wanted to make sure that you could help with this machine first.… read more
J.T.
J.T.
Technician
1,222 satisfied customers
A few days ago my True 450 Treadmill blew a fuse and stopped
A few days ago my True 450 Treadmill blew a fuse and stopped working. Won;t even light up when I turn it on. … read more
treadmilltech
treadmilltech
Technician
High School or GED
4,753 satisfied customers
I have a SL728 that is failing to increase the resistance
Good morning, I have a SL728 that is failing to increase the resistance when trying to adjust it up. The read out is responding but its not getting to the wheel end … read more
treadmilltech
treadmilltech
Technician
High School or GED
4,753 satisfied customers
THE BELT SPEED KEEPS CHANGING WHILE IN MOTION...IT DECREASES
THE BELT SPEED KEEPS CHANGING WHILE IN MOTION...IT DECREASES AND KEEPS STOPPING, IF IT DOES START AGAIN IT GOES EXTREMELY FAST. THE FIRST TIME THIS HAPPENED, A FEW YEARS AGO WE CALLED NORDITRACK AND W… read more
treadmilltech
treadmilltech
Technician
High School or GED
4,753 satisfied customers
I have a t700 horizon treadmill. It turns on diplays and
I have a t700 horizon treadmill. It turns on diplays and inclines but belt doesn't move … read more
treadmilltech
treadmilltech
Technician
High School or GED
4,753 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x