Friday, February 03, 2017

Spirit treadmill – Spirit Z 500 – How to calibrate the treadmill – How to access Engineering mode – Treadmill repair and service


Checking treadmill circuit breaker
1. The circuit breaker is a small, red button between the power cord and the power switch.
2. Press the button in to reset.
Check roller for magnet
1. The front roller should have a round magnet and a round counter weight.
2. Take a screw or something metallic and test each one.
3. Only one should be magnetic.
Adjust Torque Boost

1. Using a small screw driver, turn the dial counter clockwise until it stops.
2 Press the START button on the console.
3. With someone standing on the walking belt, turn clockwise until the belt begins to move.
4. Increase the speed and check for smooth belt movement.
Replacing controller

1. Disconnect power cord from unit.
2. Remove motor hood.
3. Remove two Phillips screws holding in the controller.
4. Disconnect all wires connected to the controller.
5. Insert new controller, secure with Phillips screws.
6. Reconnect wires to controller. 
Replacing wire harness

1. Turn power switch off.
2. Unplug harness from console and controller.
3. Tie the end of the new harness to the old harness (with a zip-tie or spare wire).
4. As you pull the old harness out of the upright, you will pull the new harness in.
5. Connect to board and console, & turn power back on.
Replacing drive motor

1. Turn power switch off.
2. Disconnect red and black motor wires from controller.
3. Loosen tension bolt and remove four motor bolts.
4. Take off drive belt.
5. Insert new motor into place.
6. Put drive belt on.
7. Put in four motor bolts. Do not tighten them all the way down.
8. Tighten the tension bolt until you only have about an inch of play in the drive belt.
9. Tighten down the four motor bolts.
10. Plug the motor wires into the controller.
Replacing incline motor
1. Turn power switch off.
2. If possible, fold up unit.
3. Turn treadmill onto its side.
4. Disconnect motor wires from controller.
5. Remove bolt from incline tube.
6. Remove bolt from top of incline motor and take out motor.
7. Insert new motor and put in bolt on the top.
8. Reconnect motor wires to controller.
9. Turn on unit. The new motor should turn until it is at “zero”.
10. Insert bolt into incline tube.
Engineering mode
1. Remove the tether cord.
2. Press and hold the START, ENTER, and STOP buttons and replaced the tether
cord.
3. The display will say ENGINEERING MODE. Press ENTER.
4. Press the UP and DOWN buttons to scroll through the sub menus:
5. Press ENTER to access the desired program.
Calibration : Speed Calibration – In this mode, you can test the speed.
Incline Calibration – In this mode, you can test the incline.
Factory Settings: This mode will allow you to view the Wheel size, Max inc, Max and Min speed.
Use the UP and DOWN buttons to scroll through.
Security: Child Lock On/Off
Press ENTER to turn on or off. To unlock display, press START and ENTER.
Functions: Sleep Mode On/Off. Press ENTER to turn on or off.
Units English/Metric. Press ENTER to change.
Maintenance
Lube Message Reset. Press ENTER to reset.
Odometer Reset. Press ENTER to reset.
Pause Mode On/Off. Press ENTER to turn on or off.
Display Test: Test all LED’s
Key Test: Test all buttons on console.

Calibrating the unit
1. Remove tether cord.
2. Press and hold the START and FAST buttons. Replace the tether cord while maintaining the buttons. Display will show “FACTORY SETTING”. Press ENTER.

3. Units English / Metric. Press UP or DOWN to change. Press ENTER.
4. Adjust wheel diameter using UP or DOWN. Should be 2.75. Press ENTER.
5. Adjust minimum speed to 0.5 using UP and DOWN. Press ENTER.
6. Adjust maximum speed to 12 using UP and DOWN. Press ENTER.
7. Adjust maximum elevation to 15 using UP and DOWN.
8. Press START to begin calibration. DO NOT STAND ON BELT DURING CALIBRATION.
Checking wire harness for continuity
1. Set your multimeter to read ohms.
2. Place the test leads at opposite ends of the wire, make sure both leads are on the same wire and are in contact with metal.
3. If the reading is close to 0 ohms, the wire has continuity (unbroken).
4. If the reading is very high or there is no reading at all, there is no continuity.
5. If there is no continuity, the harness needs to be replaced.
Speed sensor adjustment
1. Take off the motor hood.
2. The speed sensor is located on the frame, near where the drive belt goes around the front roller.
3. The sensor should be adjusted to about 1/16th of an inch from the front roller.