How To Disassemble Horizon Treadmill?

Are you planning to move Horizon treadmill to a different place? If so, then you probably know that you need to take your treadmill apart for easy transportation. 

However, it can be daunting, sometimes intimidating to take apart the treadmill. If you are going quick with the breakdown process, you may damage the unit and keep it from functioning properly.  

If that is your concern, let’s dive right into today’s guide on how to disassemble Horizon treadmill and safely move it to its new location or perform an in-depth cleaning to the machine.

Can A Horizon Treadmill Be Disassembled?

Horizon treadmill in my garage gym

Horizon treadmills, like any other complicated machines, can be dismantled, but the process is not an easy task. You need to be extremely careful doing this type of job.

The most common reason why you might want to disassemble a Horizon treadmill is to move it to a new location.

In order to relocate the treadmill, you would want to dismantle it first. But you must consider where you want to move it and whether or not it will fit well in the new space before you disassemble your treadmill.  

Taking the treadmill apart will save you so much time and energy and make it much easier to handle the awkward shape of the machine.

Basically, what you will be doing is taking the console off the handrails and then detaching the handrails from the base mounts and the base mounts from the frame, leaving you with four separate pieces.

Just make sure to lubricate Horizon treadmill moving parts when assembling it back together.

Tools needed to take apart Horizon treadmill

Before you take apart your treadmill and break it down into smaller pieces, the first step is to gather all the necessary tools. To disassemble the treadmill, you are going to need:

How To Take Apart a Horizon Treadmill? (Instructions Guide)

Horizon treadmill t101

Consider taking photos of your machine from all angles while it’s still assembled. This will show you exactly how things should look when it comes time to reassemble. 

Here is your step by step guide on how to take apart a Horizon treadmill:

STEP 1: Disconnect the power source 

Before you start the dismantling process, set the treadmill incline to the lowest level possible and unplug the tread from the wall outlet to turn off Horizon treadmill.

This process is important because it helps to protect you from possible electrocution.

STEP 2: Remove the console 

Using a screwdriver, you have to remove the screws from the inside of both the right and left console joint covers.

Next, remove the mounting screws attaching the console to the mast, and gently pull apart to disconnect the cable from the back of the console. 

Lift the console off and place it aside in a safe place. Be careful of the console wire when you take the console out, so as not to injure yourself or damage the treadmill.

STEP 3: Remove the uprights

enduring man running fast on a treadmill

The next step is to remove the uprights. Find where the treadmill uprights attach into the base mounts which are attached to the walking platform frame. 

Unscrew the bolts from the right uprightSlightly lift the upright from the deck and unplug the cable connectors.

Next, unscrew the bolts from the left upright and remove the upright from the deck.

It’s helpful to have a second person holding the uprights as you unscrew the bolts. This way, the uprights and frame will not fall.

Next, place the screws in a plastic bag, then gently remove the treadmill uprights and wrap them in a bubble plastic wrap and tape it to keep them secure. 

Once you’ve disassembled any removable parts from your treadmill, you are now left with the main frame base of your treadmill as one large item, which cannot be disassembled.

Make sure that you have collected all of the nuts and bolts and put them in a clear plastic bag so you can easily reattach once moved. 


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With all the aforementioned information, you will be willing to know how to take a Horizon treadmill apart and safely transport it to its new location.

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