How To Reset Precor Treadmill?

Sometimes your Precor 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 Precor treadmill. The process only takes seconds to proceed.

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

What Causes Precor Treadmill To Need a Reset?

a Proform treadmill picture in a room

Precor makes many great fitness machines, including treadmills, exercise bikes, and ellipticals.

There are a number of instances where you may need to reset your Precor 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 Precor 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 Precor Treadmill? Step-By-Step Guide

The simplest way to reset a Precor treadmill it by using the red reset button located near the power switch. If you can’t locate it, check the manufacturer’s manual.

female using a commercial treadmill

First, Use the power switch beneath the front panel to turn off the treadmill, then wait a few minutes.

Next, after you insert the safety key into place, push the reset button, then have another person switch the power button to turn on Precor treadmill. The treadmill will initiate the reset instantly. 

By following these steps, you now reset the console settings of your Precor treadmill. 

If somehow the process failed, remove the safety and repeat the process over again.


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

When you reset your Precor 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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