Proform 500i treadmill.
This is The Replacement Motor For The Proform 500I Treadmill Body. For model number 2960040, Sears Model 8031. The replacement motor assembly is for the Proform 500I Treadmill, Body. For model number 2960040, Sears Model 8031.
The first step in this process is to read the user manual. The user manual will also show you how to operate the system and provides a diagram of the various parts of the Proform 500I Treadmill Body.
This diagram is like a map of your body with points marking where on your body you will find joints or other connections to be used.
To get the most out of your workout, it is very important that your Proform 500I treadmill be properly adjusted to give you the proper level of incline for each workout session.
The diagram shows the Proform’s adjustable running deck and walking belt together with the various levels of incline adjustment.
In the user manual you will find many details concerning the components of the Proform 500I treadmill as well as what you need to do to assemble it.
The user manual also has a list of instructions for use with the included instructional DVD. These instructions are clear and concise and cover everything from the assembly of the walking belt to using the incline buttons.
The instructions cover all of the steps that go along with assembling the Proform 500I treadmill to running it. There is also a section which shows you how to adjust the vibrations of the walking belt.
Proform 500I treadmill features
Adjusting the vibration level can be done by adjusting the “alka lever”. This is found in the center of the treadmills frame, next to the button for switching the mode. In order to adjust the knob, first click in the “Control” option then click on “Adjust”.
Now move the knob to the position on the right of the “alka lever”. The adjustment for this knob is marked in the user manual.
Other features of the Proform 500I treadmill which are not covered in the user manual are the console, the speedometer, the warranty and the model number.
The console is described in the user manual as a large panel that has multiple knobs for different functions. It displays information such as your current speed and distance covered as well as counting calories burned.
The console can be used to select which unit you would like to use and to display other important information such as heart rate.
The rate of your walking belt is controlled by a knob that is located, next to the “alka lever”. The user manual shows that there are eight different levels of walking belts, all of which have variable speeds that can be altered. It is possible to manually adjust the speed and incline of the belt to help your workout.
The warranty on the proform 500i treadmill includes a limited one-year limited warranty. It does not cover damage caused by accident, mis-selling or worn components.
The warranty only covers the frame, not the console or the walking belt. The console and the belt need to be covered separately by the owner’s manual.
The other feature that is not mentioned in the user manual but is included with each Proform model is an adjusting device called the incline preset. It is easy to use and makes adjusting your Proform 500I treadmill very easy.
This feature helps to eliminate uneven walking surfaces. All Proform treadmills come with two different settings for the incline: low and high. Adjusting the incline helps your stride to become more efficient. If you like to run fast and get your desired heart rate output, then the low setting is ideal.
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