NordicTrack CXT 980 831.298651 User Manual

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Model No. 831.298651

Serial No.___________

Serial Number

Decal

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Read all precautions and instruc­ tions in this manual before using this equipment. Keep this manual for future reference. .......................

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

IMPORTANT PRECAUTIONS ...................................................................................................................................

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BEFORE YOU BEGIN ......................................................................................................................................................

4

ASSEMBLY........................................................................................................................................................................

5

HOW TO USE THE ELLIPTICAL CROSSTRAINER....................................................................................................

8

MAINTENANCE AND TROUBLESHOOTING............................................................................................................

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CONDITIONING GUIDELINES......................................................................................................................................

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PART LIST.......................................................................................................................................................................

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EXPLODED DRAWING ...........................................................................................................................................

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HOW TO ORDER REPLACEMENT PARTS ...................................................................................................

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LIMITED WARRANTY ......................................................................................................................................

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IMPORTANT PRECAUTIONS

AWARNING To reduce the risk of serious tions before using the eilipticai crosstrainer.

1.Read aii instructions in this manuai before using the elliptical crosstrainer.

2. It is the responsibility of the owner to ensure that aii users of the ettipticat crosstrainer are adequateiy Informed of aii precautions.

3.The eiiipticai crosstrainer is intended for in-hpme use only. Do not use the eilipticai crosstrainer in a comrnercial, rental, or insti­ tutional setting.

4.Place the elliptical crpsstrainer on a level surface, with a mat beneath It to protect the floor or carpet. Keep the eilipticai crosstrain­ er indoors, away from moisture and dust.

5.Inspect and properly tighten all parts regulariy. Replace any worn parts immediately.

6.Keep children under age 12 and pets away from the elliptical crosstrainer at all times.

7.The eiiipticai crosstrainer should not be used by persons weighing more than 250 pounds.

injury, read the foiiowing important precau­

12.The pulse sensor is not a medical device. Various factors, including the user's movemerit, may affect the accuracy of heart rate readings. The pulse sensor is Intended only as an exercise aid in determining heart rate trends in general.

13.When you stop exercising, allow the pedals to slowly come to a complete stop. The eliipticai crosstrainer does not have a free

wheel; the pedals will continue to move until the flywheel stops. ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^

14.Always unplug the power cord immediately after use and before cleaning the elliptical crosstrainer.

15.The decal shown below has been placed on the elliptical crosstrainer. If the decal is missing or Illegible, please call our Customer Service Department toll-free at 1-888-825­ 2588 to order a free replacement decal. Apply the decal in the location shown.

8. Wear appropriate exercise clothing when using the eilipticai crosstrainer. Always wear athletic shoes for foot protection.

9.Always hold the handlebar or the upper body arms when mounting, dismounting, or using the elliptical crosstrainer.

10.Keep your back straight when using the ellipticai crosstrainer; do not arch your back.

11.If you feel pain or dizziness while exercis­ ing, stop immediately and cool down.

A WARNING * Before beginning this or any exercise program, consult your physician. This is especially important for persons over the age of 35 or persons with pre-existing health prob­ lems. Read all Instructions using. SEARS assumes no responsibility for personal injury or property damage sustained by or through the use of this product.

BEFORE YOU BEGIN

Congratulations for selecting the new NordicTrack® CXT 980 elliptical crosstrainer. The CXT 980 is an incredibly smooth exerciser that moves your feet in a natural elliptical path, minimizing the impact on your knees and ankles. And the unique CXT 980 features adjustable resistance and incline to help you get the most from your exercise. Welcome to a whole new world of natural, elliptical-motion exercise from NordicTrack.

For your benefit, read this manuai carefuiiy before you use the eiiipticai crosstrainer. If you have addi-

tional questions, please call our Customer Service Department toll-free at 1-888-825-2588, Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. until 6 p.m. Mountain Time (excluding holidays). To help us assist you, please note the product model number and serial number before calling. The model number is 831.298651. The serial number can be found on a decal attached to the elliptical crosstrainer (see the front cover of this man­ ual for the location of the decal).

Before reading further, please familiarize yourself with the parts that are labeled in the drawing below.

ASSEMBLY

Assembly requires two people. Place all parts of the elliptical crosstrainer in a cleared area and remove the packing materials. Do not dispose of the packing materials until assembly is completed. In addition to the two

included alien wrenches, assembly requires a phillips screwdriver

, an adjustabie

wrench

a rubber mallet c;

, and pliers

 

As you assemble the elliptical crosstrainer, use the drawings below to identify the small parts used in assembly. The number in parenthesis below each drawing refers to the key number of the part, from the PART LIST on page 22. The second number refers to the quantity used in assembly. Note: Some small parts may have been pre-attached for shipping. If a part is not in the parts bag, check to see if it has been pre-assembled.

M8 X 19mm

M10 X 25mm

M8 Split

M10 Split

M8 Washer

MIO Washer

Screw (30)-4

Screw (102)-3

Washer (58)-4

Washer (22)-11

(33)-4

(63)-2

MIO X 43mm Screw (65)-4

MIO X 56mm Screw (60)-4

Ml 0 X 33mm Carriage Bolt (61 )-2

1.Identify the Rear Stabilizer (59), which has Leveling Feet (14) threaded into it. Attach the Rear Stabilizer to the Frame with the four M10 x 56mm Screws (60) and four M10 Split Washers (22).

2.Attach the Front Stabilizer (90) to the Frame (1) with the four M10 x 43mm Screws (65) and four MIO Split Washers (22), Make sure that the Front Stabilizer is turned so the Wheeis (45) are not touching the floor.

3.Slide an MS Split Washer (58) and an MS Washer (33) onto an MS X 19mm Screw (30). Tighten the Screw into one end of an Incline Axle (29). Next, apply a small amount of the included grease to the Incline Axle.

Align the indicated tubes on the Incline Ramp (5) with the tubes on the Frame (1). Make sure that the

Incline Ramp is turned so the V-shaped grooves are on top. Insert the Incline Axle (29) into the Incline Ramp and the Frame. Note: It may be helpful to tap the Incline Axle with a rubber mallet to insert it.

Slide an MS Split Washer (58) and an MS Washer (33) onto another MS x 19mm Screw (30). Tighten the Screw into the open end of the Incline Axle (29).

4.Slide an MS Split Washer (58) and an MS Washer (33) onto an MS X 19mm Screw (30). Tighten the Screw into one end of the other Incline Axle (29). Next, apply a small amount of grease to the Incline Axle.

Raise the Incline Ramp (5). Insert the Incline Axle (29) through one side of the Incline Ramp, through a 56mm Spacer (24), through the end of the motor screw, through another 56mm Spacer (24), and then through the other side of the Incline Ramp.

Slide an MS Split Washer (58) and an MS Washer (33) onto another MS x 19mm Screw (30). Tighten the Screw into the open end of the Incline Axle (29).

5.While another person holds the Upright (2) near the Frame (1), connect the Wire Flarness (85) to the Extension Wire Harness (51). Next, attach the Upright to the Frame with three M10 x 25mm Screws (102) and three M10 Split Washers (22). Be careful to avoid pinching the wire harnesses.

6.Connect the wire harness on the Console (87) to the Extension Wire Harness (51).

Attach the Console (87) to the Upright (2) with the four Console Screws (35) and the four Console Washers (93) packaged with the Console. Be careful to avoid pinching the wire harnesses.

Snap the bookrack onto the Console (87) in the location shown.

7.Identify the Left Pedal (41). Attach the Left Pedal to the Left Spring Arm (3) with an M10 x 33mm Carriage Bolt (61), an Ml 0 Washer (63), and an Adjustment Knob

(77)as shown. Note: The Left Pedal can be attached in any of five positions (see HOW TO ADJUST THE PED­ ALS on page 9).

Attach the Right Pedal (not shown) in the same way.

Make sure that both Pedals are in the same position.

8.Apply a small amount of the included Teflon® lubricant to a paper towel. Rub a thin film of the lubricant onto the Chrome Tubes (21). Next, slide the Left Upper Body Arm (7), which is marked with a sticker, onto the left Chrome Tube. Slide the Right Upper Body Arm (75) onto the right Chrome Tube. Make sure that the

Upper Body Arms are on the correct sides—the upper ends should bend in the direction shown by the arrows. Next, slide an Axle Cover (74) onto the post on each Upper Body Arm.

Apply grease to the Arm Axle (19). Insert the Arm Axle into the right Axle Cover (74) and the Right Upper Body Arm (75). Next, insert the Arm Axle into the Upright (2) until the left end of the Arm Axle is flush with the left side of the Upright. Then, insert the Arm Axle into the left Axle Cover (74) and the Left Upper Body Arm (7).

Center the Arm Axle (19). Using the included pedal tool, tap two Push Nuts (15) about 1/8” onto each end of the Arm Axle. Make sure that the Push Nuts are turned as shown in the inset drawing. (Note: It may be helpful if another person holds a block of wood against one end of the Arm Axle while you tap Push Nuts onto the other end.) Then, press an Axle Cap (34) onto each end of the Arm Axle.

9.Make sure that all parts of the elliptical crosstrainer are properly tightened. Note: Some hardware may be left over after assembly is completed.

INSTALLING THE RECEIVER FOR THE OPTIONAL CHEST PULSE SENSOR

If you purchase the optional chest pulse sensor (refer to page 19), follow the steps below to install the receiver and the Y-connector included with the chest pulse sensor.

1.Remove the four indicated screws from the back of the Console (87). Lift the top of the Console. Be careful not to disconnect any wires.

2.Peel the paper off the adhesive pad on the back of the receiver (A). Orient the receiver exactly as shown, and press it onto the Console (87) in the indicated location.

Connect the wire on the receiver (A) to the Y-connector

(B) as shown. Unplug the indicated console wire (C) from the indicated jack (D), and plug the console wire into the Y-connector. Then, plug the Y-connector into the jack (D).

Refer to step 1 above. Reattach the top of the Console (87) with the four screws. Make sure that no wires are pinched.

Note: Any other wires that are included with the chest pulse sensor may be discarded.

HOW TO USE THE ELLIPTICAL CROSSTRAINER

HOW TO PLUG IN THE POWER CORD

This product must be grounded.

If it should malfunction or break down, grounding provides a path of least resistance for electric

current to reduce the risk of electric shock. This prod­ uct is equipped with a cord having an equipment­ grounding conductor and a grounding plug. Plug the power cord into an appropriate outlet that is prop-

eriy installed and grounded in accordance with all local codes and ordinances. This product is for use on a nominal 120-volt circuit, important; The elliptical crosstrainer is not compatible with GFCIequipped outlets.

A DANGER:Improper connection of the equipment-grounding conductor can result in an increased risk of electric shock. Check with a quailfied electrician or service­ man if you are In doubt as to whether the product Is properly grounded. Do not modify the plug provided with the product—if it will not fit the outlet, have a proper outlet instatled by a qualified electrician.

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