Precor EFX 556 elliptical machine is designed for those who want to get a low-impact workout while still being able to work on other things.
If your Precor EFX 556 elliptical battery is dead and wondering how to replace them, you are in the right place.
In this guide we will show you exactly how to safely and successfully go through your Precor EFX 556 battery replacement process with brand new ones.
Precor EFX 556 Battery Replacement – Step by Step Guide
Precor EFX 556 Elliptical requires a 12 Volt 12Ah Hi-Capacity SLA Battery.
The Precor EFX 556 battery is located at the lower back portion of the machine, inside flywheel housing.
The first step is to remove all screws and remove the flywheel shields and covers.
Secondly, remove the four Phillips head screws that are holding the circuit board to get access to the EFX 556 battery compartment. Then disconnect the connectors from the circuit board by pulling them up.
Remove any electrical tape or wires that may be connected. After removing all attachments, you can now lift the circuit board out and dispose of the old battery.
Third, disconnect the red and black wires from the battery, and remove the old battery .
Now install the replacement battery and place it in position where you removed your old one from before connecting it back up with any electrical tape or wires that were attached before.
Attach the battery wires back.
And lastly, turn on your Precor elliptical and test the elliptical by running on it for a few moments before use to make sure everything is working properly.
Why Do You Need To Replace Your Precor EFX 556 Elliptical batteries?
There are two main reasons why your Precor EFX 556 Elliptical machine battery should be replaced.
The first one is when your Precor EFX 556 elliptical console is not working. This is a sign that the battery needs to be replaced because it’s not generating enough power to power the machine.
The second reason is when your Precor elliptical resistance not working, which means that there’s an issue with one of the wires that go from the console to the resistance motor.
How Often Should You Replace Precor EFX 556 Elliptical Batteries?
Batteries are one of the most critical components of an elliptical. If a battery is not charged, the elliptical will not work as it is supposed to do. The life of a battery depends on the quality and type of battery that is being used.
The frequency with which you need to replace your elliptical battery will depend on how often you use it and what type of battery it has.
Precor EFX 556 Battery Replacement Warnings
You need to allow the elliptical to return to an appropriate temperature before replacing the batteries if it has been exposed to cold conditions. If this isn’t done, then the console display may become damaged.
When it comes to the power that is needed for your elliptical console, you need to make sure that you are using the type of battery that is most suitable for the power needs of your Precor EFX 556 elliptical machine.
In this case it is highly recommended to use a 12 Volt 12Ah Hi-Capacity SLA Battery on your Precor EFX 556 elliptical, as these will give better performance and last longer.
You also want to be careful with the circuit board, make sure you don’t touch the circuit board as you can damage it.
Precor EFX 556 is an elliptical machine designed to minimize the impact on your knees and ankles during cardio exercise.
Precor EFX 556 elliptical battery replacement process is fairly simple. Just follow the instructions above and your elliptical trainer will be set to go.