How to Reset a Treadmill?

How to Reset a Treadmill

If your treadmill’s electronic components are failing or you’ve just done maintenance on it, it may be necessary to reset it. It takes only a few minutes to reset a treadmill. Hit the reset button on your treadmill, followed by a couple of buttons on the control panel.

To begin with, we’d recommend consulting your treadmill’s instruction manual to save time and trouble. Resetting a treadmill may be difficult sometimes, mainly if you can’t locate the manual or have thrown it away.

In this article, we will discuss resetting twelve popular treadmill brands.

1: Nautilus

Nautilus T614 treadmill allows a user to record a pace and distance onto the internal memory before going on a program. Resetting a treadmill by Nautilus won’t take more than a couple of minutes. First, turn it on and wait until the display shows the time and Speed to reset the machine.

Next, press and hold down both the “Incline” and “Speed/Reset” buttons simultaneously. When the incline reaches zero, release them and look if the Speed has increased to its maximum value. If it did not, press “Speed/Reset” again. After that, the treadmill is reset, and you can start using it as normal.

2: NordicTrack

NordicTrack t7.5 Series treadmill allows users to train on 14 different workouts. To reset the machine:

  • Turn it on and press the “STOP” button.
  • Hold the “STOP” and “ENTER” buttons simultaneously for three seconds.
  • Release both buttons, then press the “ENTER” button.
  • NordicTrack will reset to factory defaults.

3: ProForm

To reset a ProForm treadmill, unplug the treadmill, remove the key, and hold down the power button for 10 seconds. After that, plug in the treadmill again and turn it on. You can start using it as normal.

4: Sole Fitness

Resetting the Sole Fitness treadmill is easy. Just plug it in, turn it on, and press the Stop Button for 3 seconds. The LCD displays “Entering Standby Mode,” and the Power light blinks. The treadmill will remain in Standby mode until power is turned off or selected another function.

The key is required to enter the Menu or press Speed + Incline simultaneously for 3 seconds.

5: FreeMotion

FreeMotion treadmills allow users to customize their workouts by offering 10 different programs. To reset the machine, plug it in, turn it on and press the “STOP” button. Hold down the “STOP” and “ENTER” buttons simultaneously for three seconds to reset the machine.

6: Woodway

Woodway is a popular treadmill brand that many people enjoy. However, if you are not happy with its setting, you can reset it. You must unplug it from the wall and remove the cover to reset it.

Once you have done this, locate the reset button, usually a small black button between the plug and cord. Then, you must push the button in and hold it for 5 seconds. Once you have done this, the treadmill will reset and be back to its original settings.

7: Matrix

It is a lightweight treadmill that’s easy to fold up and store. It has a quick-start feature, six preset programs, and a two-window LED display.

The procedure for resetting this device is broken down into two stages. The first stage is to unplug the treadmill and remove the battery. The second stage is to hold down the power button for 30 seconds. Plugin the treadmill, replace the battery and then hold down the power button for 30 seconds.

8: ProForm

This brand offers a variety of models with different features. The procedure for resetting them is similar, though the specific buttons you need to press may vary depending on the model. Generally, you will need to press the Speed up / Stop button, then the Up arrow button, and then the Enter/Menu/+ button.

Finally, release all buttons and turn on the treadmill again by pressing the Power button. Your treadmill will resume to its factory settings.

9: Precor

There is a switch for the hood above the power cable, which is near to it. Turn off everything and wait 30 seconds, then turn it back on. There will be a reset button on some of the models. The user-defined programming mode can be accessed by pressing the RESET key, followed by 5, 6, 5, 1, 5, and 6. Then, the ENTER key must be pressed.

10: Life Fitness

  • To reset a Life Fitness treadmill:
  • Unplug it and remove the key.
  • Hold down the power button for 10 seconds.
  • Plug in the treadmill again and turn it on. You can start using it as normal.
  • You can find this information on the treadmill or in a user manual.

A folding exercise bike of this brand also has a reset button located on the console. The bike will restart to its default settings and all user information will be cleared when this button is pressed.

11: Bowflex

This brand offers treadmills, elliptical machines, rowers, and steppers. You must unplug it from the wall and remove the cover to reset it. Once you have done this, locate the reset button, usually a small black button between the plug and cord. Then, you must push the button in and hold it for 5 seconds. The treadmill will automatically reset.

12: Horizon

To reset this treadmill, you must press the Stop/Pause key for 5 seconds. Then, unplug the machine and plug it back in. Turn on the machine by pressing the power button. The Horizon treadmill will now reset to its original settings.

Conclusion

No matter which treadmill you use, the method will remain the same. This is not limited to just treadmills but can be applied to many different devices.

If you own a treadmill and it is not working, follow the steps we recommend to know if there was an error or if you need to reset it. By doing this, you can save yourself the hassle of going out and buying a new one.

We hope you find this article helpful. If you have any questions or suggestions, please leave a comment below. Thanks for reading!

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