April 20, 2023

Elliptical repair guides

Whether you're replacing the resistance motor or the reed switch on your elliptical, our step-by-step repair guides and videos walk you through the repair. And Sears PartsDirect has more elliptical repair help for you, including DIY troubleshooting advice and maintenance tips on ProForm, Icon and Weslo elliptical exercisers. Search your model number to find a complete list of replacement parts, then order the part you need.

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Repair guides common to all elliptical machines

These step-by-step repair guides will help you safely fix what’s broken on your elliptical.

How to replace an elliptical resistance motor

If the resistance motor is not changing the resistance on your elliptical, replace it using these steps.

Repair difficulty
Time required
15 minutes or less
How to adjust an elliptical reed switch

If the console doesn't display the correct speed on your elliptical, adjust the reed switch using these steps.

Repair difficulty
Time required
15 minutes or less
How to replace an elliptical console

If the console on your elliptical doesn't work, replace it by following these 3 easy steps.

Repair difficulty
Time required
15 minutes or less

Symptoms for elliptical machines

Choose a symptom to see related elliptical repairs.

Main causes: bad resistance motor, faulty control console, wiring failure
Main causes: faulty reed switch, reed switch needs adjustment, wiring failure, bad control console
Main cause: lack of lubrication on pivot points
Main causes: dirty heart rate sensors, wiring failure, bad control console
Main causes: loose fastening bolts, damaged handle bars
Main causes: weak batteries, loose wires, faulty control console
Main causes: dead batteries, power supply failure, bad wiring connections, faulty control console
Main causes: leveling feet need to be adjusted, loose frame bolts, unstable flooring

Articles and videos for elliptical machines

Use the advice and tips in these articles and videos to get the most out of your elliptical.

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Easy DIY elliptical repairs

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