How To Reset Horizon Treadmill?

Sometimes your Horizon treadmill may start having trouble running and stops functioning properly. The only quick way out there to fix it is by returning it to its original factory settings.

You should also reset your treadmill if you’re selling or giving it away.

Today’s article covers everything you need to know about how to reset Horizon treadmill. The process only takes seconds to proceed.

Without further ado, let’s get right into it!

What Causes Horizon Treadmill To Need a Reset?

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Horizon Fitness makes a variety of fitness equipment, including a series of treadmills.

There are a number of instances where you may need to reset your Horizon treadmill.

The most common one is when there is an error message displayed on the console. However, it’s worth unplugging the treadmill for 30 minutes and seeing if that works. If that doesn’t work, then performing a reset is the best choice to make.

Next, to increase the difficulty of your workout you can increase the incline ramp, sometimes this functionality might stop working properly. In this instance the treadmill will require a reset to get things back together.

You also would consider resetting your treadmill after you have purchased your machine second hand or about to sell it and want to delete all the treadmill workout history and revert it to its original factory settings.

A Horizon treadmill reset process can take anywhere from 5 minutes up to an hour to complete depending on the model of the machine and how many programs you have saved. 

How To Reset Horizon Treadmill? Step-By-Step Guide

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Resetting Horizon treadmill is a very easy thing to do. Start by plugging the treadmill into an appropriate electrical power outlet.

After you insert the safety key into place, switch the power button on to turn on Horizon treadmill.

Next, look for the “Stop/Pause” button on your console. Depending on which Horizon model you have, it will either be on the lower-right-hand corner or the lower-left-hand corner.

Press and hold the “Stop/Pausebutton for at least 3 seconds until you hear a beeping noise, which indicates the treadmill has been reset.

By following these simple steps, you now have reset the console settings of your Horizon treadmill. 

If somehow the process failed, repeat the process over again.

How To Reset Horizon Treadmill Lube Belt Message?

After every 150 miles, a “LUBE BELT” message will start flashing across your treadmill screen to remind you to lubricate Horizon treadmill belt

Once you have completed the lubrication, the message will stay on the display, and the treadmill will not operate while the message is showing.

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Although Horizon treadmills may differ in model or style, the procedure demonstrated here to reset a Horizon treadmill LUBE BELT message will be the same. 

Simultaneously press and hold down the Speed up arrow or plus button on the console and the Stop button for five to seven seconds to reset the lube belt message

You should hear the console beeping several times, indicating the lube belt message has been reset and the treadmill returns to the regular display.

If the LUBE BELT message reappears after five miles, reset the message again. This time, try pressing the Speed up arrow or plus button before pressing the Stop button.

Keep holding both buttons until the console starts beeping. 


Knowing how to reset Horizon treadmill after today’s guide is very helpful to help you resolve issues Horizon treadmills tend to have.

When you reset your Horizon machine, you will return the machine to its original factory settings as it is the first time you are using the machine.

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