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Precor EFX 546i... | Answered on Feb 25, 2016

Hi There....This is a great message for ALL PRECOR 956/966 owners. This failure usually relates to a "communications" error between the upper and lower electronics. This particular failure is a direct result of a failed IFT drive module, or the lower drive "box" that is made by Advanced Drive Technology. The brains of this lower controller has failed and cannot "talk" to the upper board anymore due to several failed parts inside this box. You are lucky to have this failure arise over a fatal blow-out. Now replacements thru Precor or a distributor will be $550+ and are usually low stock items at places, but you can get repairs and exchanges of this Precor IFT drive by emailing gregATbuyfitnessrepairpartsDOTcom for much less than all other vendors. Currently these IFT drives are 380 exchange and 199 repair and turnaround is one day. Good Luck!

Precor 956i... | Answered on Feb 11, 2016

Hi There, usually when we move fitness equipment we tend to pull cables loose a bit here or there. Please recheck your connections and if you have troubles you can always email gregATbuyfitnessrepairpartsDOTcom for more help. Good Luck!!

Precor TRM 833... | Answered on Feb 10, 2016

You may have to purchase the belt from a Precor dealer in you area, if you don't have one then call Precor directly @ 1-800-347-4404 and they will help you. Most of these part have not hit the secondary market yet and Precor pretty much call the shots.

Precor EFX 546i... | Answered on Jan 22, 2016

If you wish to get some details; check the site linked here. Pull up older posts treadmill . Surf the site with patience.

Precor C956i... | Answered on Jan 10, 2016

Precor Error Code 42 Error Code: 42 Manufacturer: Precor
Model: All Models
Error Description: Error 42, Lift Position Value Out of Range. Error 42 is displayed when the lift position reported by the lift position potentiometer is found to be outside its set limits.
If an Error 42 has occurred, it is important to know the physical position of the lift when the error occurred. It is possible the lift is physically out of range or jammed. In this case, the Error 42 is a secondary symptom and the issue should be approached as an Error 40. Possible Reason:
  1. Bad or intermittent connection in the lift motor controller.
  2. The lift motor requires calibration.
  3. The lift motor potentiometer is bad.
  4. The lower PCA to upper PCA cable is bad.
  5. The lower PCA is bad.
  6. The upper PCA is bad.
Recommended Action:
  1. Intermittent connections can be difficult to locate. If the Error 42 condition is intermittent, a connection issue is probably the cause. This is definitely true if the Error 42 occurred while the lift was within its normal physical range. Inspect the lift potentiometer connector and repair connection if necessary. If the intermittent connection cannot be found or corrected, replace the lift motor. A lift calibration number of 0 or 255 indicates an open or shorted potentiometer connection. This means the problem could be anywhere between the lift motor and the upper PCA. Typically it can be identified and tracked using an ohmmeter.
  2. Using the appropriate service manual for the unit being tested, refer to the lift calibration procedure. If the information in the service manual doesn't match the lift position/physical lift position of the unit, recalibrate the lift motor. [Something caused the lift motor to be out of calibration. Investigate for cause and correct. Simply recalibrating the lift motor will not solve the problem.]
  3. If the lift calibration number is not 0 or 255 and does not change when the lift motor turns, replace the lift motor.
  4. Check continuity of the interconnect cable or swap with a known good interconnect cable to verify if cable is bad.
  5. Swap the lower PCA with a known good lower PCA to verify if the lower PCA is bad.
  6. Swap the upper PCA with a know good upper PCA to verify if the upper PCA is bad.
Lift Position Value Out of Range Precor Error 42

Precor EFX 5.17i... | Answered on Jan 03, 2016

Precor EFX 546 Version 1 Elliptical Trainer (Refurbished) > ... > Elliptical Trainers, Inc.
Rating: 4.3 - ‎9 reviews
Working out on an elliptical can burn as many calories as working out on a treadmill. ...allowing you to go forward and backward, as well as adjust stride length to target ...The Precor EFX 546 allows you to stride smoothly while holding the ...

EFX® 546i Elliptical Fitness Crosstrainer™ ' Precor
With the unique Precor CrossRamp® technology, users can alter the path of the EFX®546i between 13 and 40 degrees in both forward and reverse stride motions, cross ...Excellent stability and freedom of movement for users of all sizes.

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Precor 546... | Answered on Dec 28, 2015

Starting at the outlet, follow power into the machine. If you are getting power past the circuit breaker and in to the power board, chances are your lower board is toast. The only solution is to replace the item with a new or known good used board. The following links will take you to a video on how to use a multimeter to verify power. Video about Multimeter Testing

Precor Exercise... | Answered on Dec 02, 2015

it is there as a safety measure to stop you injuring your self
Don't bypass it ---fix it and be safe

Precor 9.21... | Answered on Dec 01, 2015

Did you try contacting the manufacturer? The resistors are color coded and no problem to replace but the zener diode is another matter. Take it down to a repair shop and perhaps they can identify it from the markings and/or size.

Precor 9.27... | Answered on Nov 24, 2015

Replacement Parts for Fitness Exercise Equipment at SPORTSMITH

This crank arm is a pressed fit. You will need a 2 jaw puller to remove this crank arm.

Steel Crank Arm Black Precor Black SPORTSMITH net

Precor Efx 546... | Answered on Nov 13, 2015

Replacement Parts for Fitness Exercise Equipment at SPORTSMITH

I am not sure where you can find a used one, but I can find a couple of new options for you. Depending on your machine, there are two different motors available. One is for a 220V machine and the other is for 110V machine. I will post links to both.


Lift Motor 240V Precor PPP000000044257108 SPORTSMITH net

Precor C966i... | Answered on Nov 13, 2015

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