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Series: Technicians Video Tool Box

by Mark


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About this Series

  • Lessons: 14
  • Total Time: 2h 53m
  • Use: Watch Online
  • Access Period: 180 Days
  • Created At: 06/24/2010
  • Last Updated At: 01/02/2011

Series of technical situations covered over a variaty of equipment.

Perfect for the health club Equipment Technician or someone wanting to become an equipment technician. Includes; How to buy a used treadmill, service and maintanance on treadmills,
how to adjust rear rollers, How to test a treadmill that won't start, belt and deck replacement,treadmill motor replacement, how to make a slideboard, stepper maintenance, mic maintenance and more to come.

Learn from my experiences and continue to recieve free e-mail service support when you need.

About this Author

15 lessons

I've been self employed servicing Exercise equipment in Austin, TX for 30 years.
I have 12 Manufacture service certifications by the biggest names in the fitness industry, such as Precor, Star Trac, Life Fitness, Technogym, Woodway and Track Master, to name a few.
A certified Fitness Specialist by the cooper clinic in Dallas, and a personal trainer for the first 16 years of my fitness career.

Now working at www.austinfitnessrentals.com

Past customer's (Seriously!):
The United States Secret Service/ Pres. George Bush Res.
Senator Florence Shapiro, Bob Bullock
Pat Green, Jerry Jeff Walker, Charley Sexton
Tommy Shannon (Double trouble Bass)
Michael Dell,...

Lessons Included

Different Type of Drive Roller Pulley
~ Missybat

Hi Mark, AMAZING!!!! What Mark does in this video shows you how to fix your current roller/pulley without purchasing a new roller. Did I say AMAZING. Thank you so much for walking us through the repair of the treadmill drive roller pulley. Ours does not have an inside area to put screws in. We are thinking we can just put the screws into the top of the pulley. Was hoping you could maybe give us some guidance on this. Thanks again.

Saved $150 Service Call and Cost of New Roller/...
~ nhuffine

Thanks Mark!

I saved $150 Service Call and buying a new Front Roller with Sheave/Pulley. Your fix worked perfectly, didn't need to buy any new parts, and only took me 30 minutes with my drill, drill bit, screws, and screwdriver. Landice L8 Executive Trainer Treadmill back working perfectly.

Thanks again!

Saved me dough and time!
~ rwhite

I thank GOD I was led to this site and tutorial by you! I had been having all the problems you described, with my Nordic Track c2300 treadmill. I lubed the belt, adjusted the rear roller but the belt kept slipping when I was on it. I was just about to order a new front roller and pulley for about 150.00 and the shipping would have taken 10-14 days! Man, you really saved me. Thank you for such a concise and plainly explained video. I appreciate it and you helped me get back to my fitness goals! GOD bless you!

Excellent Advice
~ nlloyd

My treadmill's front roller pully was slipping. I tried everything from lubricating the belt deck to tightening the belt. I searched the internet and luckily found this video. I followed the video and it was fixed. Do make sure you have the proper drill bits to drill into metal. Treadmill is now working. I almost ordered a new Front roller which was going to cost me $159 plus shipping. This only cost me about $3. Thanks

Too Slow!
~ wstorey

Guys - I am on high-speed internet but the video load was so slow that it is unwatchable. Can anything be done?


StairMaster 4000PT routine service.
~ rglazer

I am the original, private owner of a StairMaster 4000PT that I bought new in 1992. It has never failed and I have had it serviced once a year. Only two people use it. I decided to do the service on it my self this time. Your video made the job easy, however, I think that it should be reshot in HD to make it a little easier to watch. My StairMaster runs better than ever. I will now service it 3 times a year. I could buy a newer model, but hey, "if it ain't broke, don't fix it".

Robert A. Glazer

~ tpresley


Initial Treadmill Diagnostics
~ whulsey

Excellent work and initial explanation. Thanks for your help, Mark!

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