How To Reset Life Fitness Treadmill?

Sometimes your Life Fitness 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 Life Fitness treadmill. The process only takes seconds to proceed.

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

What Causes a Life Fitness Treadmill To Need a Reset?

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Life 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 Life Fitness 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 Life Fitness 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 Life Fitness Treadmill? Step-By-Step Guide

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Resetting Life Fitness treadmill is a very easy thing to do. The simplest and easiest approach involves using the reset button.

To reset the tread, start by plugging your treadmill into a power outlet, then locate the reset button on the front of the treadmill frame near the power cord. If you can’t locate it on your machine, check the manufacturer’s manual.

Next, switch the power button into Reset position after you insert the safety key into place. This will turn Life Fitness treadmill on and then initiate the reset instantly to revert the console settings to the factory default settings.

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


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

When you reset your treadmill, 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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