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Preventative Maintenance

Precor Preventative Maintenance
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Precor at 888.556.2169
or email: services@precor.com

The Precor Preventative Maintenance program is a great way to make sure your equipment is performing in peak condition for your exercisers.

When your Precor equipment is covered under a Preventative Maintenance Plan, our Precor-certified technician will deliver regular, thorough cleaning, testing, and calibration which amounts to more uptime for your equipment.

We offer a variety of service schedules to fit your needs. From monthly to annual arrangements, we are there when you need us to keep your equipment up and running smoothly.

Preventative Maintenance
  • Regularly scheduled Preventative Maintenance visits. Choose: Monthly • Quarterly • Semi-Annual • Annual
  • Increases uptime of your equipment
  • Ability to schedule Preventative Maintenance visits at convenient time
  • Extends the life of the equipment
  • Reduces risk
  • Provides members with an optimum experience
  • Reduces club staffing requirements and/or 3rd party servicer expense
  • Factory-trained service technician performs comprehensive maintenance
  • Provides detailed diagnostic report following each Preventative Maintenance visit

 

To get started, call Precor at 888.556.2169 or email: services@precor.com

CARDIO EQUIPMENT CARE

Protecting the Value of Your Fitness Equipment

Preventative maintenance is essential to extending the life of your equipment, increasing uptime, and maintaining warranty coverage. Precor authorized servicers perform the procedures listed below by equipment type. For more details on Maintenance Procedures refer to your Service Manual. Click here for a PDF version of the Preventative Maintenance checklists for all the product lines available above.

Maintenance Schedule for:

Monthly Quarterly* Semi-Annual**
  • Turn off power switch/circuit breaker, and unplug the power cord from the wall outlet.
  • Perform the software diagnostics, check LED function and record the odometer reading.
  • Check the drive motor brushes, if applicable.
  • Verify the stop clip is in place and functional.
  • Functionally test both the wireless and hand held heart rate.
  • Check speed sensor function.
  • Visually inspect the running deck and belt, make sure that the bed or belt is in good condition.
  • Check the tension, tracking, and alignment of the running belt. Adjust if necessary.
  • Visually examine all wiring and connectors.
  • Inspect the power cord, make sure it is not damaged or underneath the treadmill.
  • Check the tension of the drive belt, adjust if necessary.
  • Re-lubricate lift screw.
  • Verify the cord clamp is securely installed.
  • Vacuum motor bay under hood.
  • Perform functional test to verify all features are performing properly.
  • Remove dust from cooling fan on the lower electronics (by hand).
  • Clean the treadmill's frame using a cloth dampened with an approved cleaning solution. Use water and a soft nylon scrub brush to clean the running belt. Use a damped cloth to clean the deck underneath the running belt.
  • Wipe the surface of the electronic console with a damp sponge or soft cloth, and dry with a clean towel.

IMPORTANT! USE EXTREME CAUTION when the rear cover is removed.
Serious injury could result if fingers are pinched between the flywheel spokes, crank arms, stair arms, and drive weldment.

Monthly Quarterly* Semi-Annual**
  • Turn off power and unplug the unit if applicable.
  • Clean the EFX's frame, cover and stair arms with an approved solution.
  • Perform the software diagnostics, check LED function, record the odometer reading.
  • Clean the ramps and wheels with an approved solution.
  • Remove rear cover. Carefully vacuum interior.
  • Perform full functional verification of all programs and settings.
  • Inspect the power cord. Insure that the cord is not pinched under the unit.
  • Check the belt tension of the step-up and drive belts, and adjust if necessary.
  • Visually inspect the step-up and drive belts for cracks, fraying, or excessive wear.
  • Verify the wheels run smoothly on the ramp.
  • Lubricate lift motor screw with a synthetic grease (such as SuperLube® with Teflon).
  • Check speed sensor function.
  • Verify the lift runs smoothly through the entire range.
  • Functionally test both the wireless and hand held heart rate.
  • Verify the HHHR is operational.
  • Inspect the power cord, make sure it is not damaged or pinched under the unit.
  • Record the usage hours.
  • Visually examine all wiring and connectors.
  • Verify the battery charge voltage is within specification.

IMPORTANT! USE EXTREME CAUTION when the rear cover is removed.
Serious injury could result if fingers are pinched between the flywheel spokes, crank arms, stair arms, and drive weldment.

Monthly Quarterly* Semi-Annual**
  • Clean the pedals, stair arms, upper arms and HHHR grip with an approved solution.
  • Clean the AMT’s frame, cover and stair arms with an approved solution.
  • Perform the software diagnostics, check LED function and record the odometer reading.
  • Verify the pedals move smoothly in the vertical and horizontal axis.
  • Remove side cover. Carefully vacuum interior.
  • Perform full functional verification of all programs and settings.
  • Verify the HHHR is operational.
  • Check the belt tension of the input drive and horizontal brake belts, adjust if necessary.
  • Visually inspect the drive and horizontal brake belts for cracks, fraying, or excessive wear.
  • Record the usage hours.
  • Verify the resistance changes through the entire range.
  • Check stride dial function.
  • Check the stability of machine if necessary adjust the leveling feet.
  • Functionally test both the wireless and hand held heart rate.
  • Visually examine all wiring and connectors.
  • Verify the battery charge voltage is within specification.
Monthly Quarterly* Semi-Annual**
  • Turn off and unplug the power adapter (if so equipped) from the cycle. Wipe down unit covers, handle bars, console, seat, and pedals with an approved solution. (Do not use acidic cleaners).
  • Remove the covers. Carefully vacuum the interior, remove all dust and particles.
  • Perform the software diagnostics, check LED function and record the odometer reading.
  • Check that pedals turn freely and smoothly at resistance level 1.
  • Check the tension of the belts per procedures in the service manual.
  • Check speed sensor function.
  • Inspect the power adapter (if so equipped). Insure that the cord is not pinched under the unit.
  • Verify the battery charge voltage.
  • Functionally test both wireless and hand held heart rate.
  • Verify the seat moves smoothly through the entire adjustment range and the position latch works correctly.
  • Check to make sure the seat is secure.
  • Visually inspect the drive belts for cracks, fraying or excessive wear.
  • Visually examine all wiring and connectors.
Monthly Quarterly* Semi-Annual**
  • Turn off and unplug unit. Wipe down unit covers, handle bars, console, and pedals with an approved solution. (Do not use acidic cleaners).
  • Remove the covers. Carefully vacuum the interior, remove all dust and particles.
  • Perform the software diagnostics, check LED function, record the odometer reading.
  • Check that pedals move freely and smoothly.
  • Check the tension of the belts per procedures in the service manual.
  • Check the pedal belt clamps are tight.
  • Inspect the power adapter (if so equipped). Insure that the cord is not pinched under the unit.
  • Verify the battery charge voltage.
  • Functionally test both wireless and hand held heart rate.
  • Verify the HHHR works correctly.
  • Check to make sure the pedal stops are in good condition.
  • Visually inspect all belts for cracks, fraying or excessive wear.
  • Visually examine all wiring and connectors.
  • Check machine stability if necessary adjust the leveling feet.
Monthly Quarterly* Semi-Annual**
  • Wipe down unit with an approved solution. (Do not use acidic cleaners).
  • Check the machine motion to ensure it smooth through full range of travel.
  • Adjust the cable to remove any unnecessary slack.
  • Verify the weight stack pin tether is attached.
  • Check the adjustments of seats and range of motion to ensure full functionality.
  • Inspect all weight pins to ensure they are secure.
  • Inspect the cable for cracks in the sleeve.
  • Verify the instruction placard is attached and intact.
  • Verify the pads are intact (no tears or cracks).
Monthly Quarterly* Semi-Annual**
  • Wipe the screen with an approved solution. (Do not use acidic cleaners).
  • Verify the home page is correctly programmed.
  • Verify the channel lineup matches the facility requirements.
  • Verify the channel up down and volume up down function.
  • Verify the video image is clear on all channels.
  • Verify the decorative cable cover is fully intact and properly aligned.
  • Verify the numeric key pad can be used to change channels.
  • Verify the audio matches the video.
  • Verify the headphone jack works.

*Complete all inspections listed under Monthly above plus the following. **Complete all inspections listed under Monthly and Quarterly above plus the following.