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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Beware of buyer warrantee, January 27, 2014
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Bought this 2 years ago. Took very good care of it , used it daily had no problems until now. One day it just started hesitating and then stopped. Called about the warrantee and they told me that even though I bought it through amazon.com , the seller was actually not an authorized seller and that made the warrantee null and void. Even though I bought it brand new in the box and it is suppose to have a 10 year warrantee on the motor they still will not replace the motor and this was after they sold me a new control board for $200.00 and that didn't cure the problem and they said the motor is bad. They won't go good on their warrantee but will sell me a new motor. I have decided to cut my losses and will have to purchase a new treadmill but it definately will not be this brand again. Hard lesson learned. So beware when buying on amazon to check out the warrantees before purchasing. Even though the seller will advertise a warrantee to sell their product they leave out the part that it... Read more

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Totally unsatistied, May 13, 2012
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I purchased this treadmill for my family as a Christmas gift. I recieved it in early December and gave it them for Christmas. From day one we were getting a E7 message. I spent 2 month dealing with the 2nd hand retailer, Bazingaroo from Amazon. There were supposedly dealer directly with Schwinn to open a work order. Although I was able to speak with people at the company they never got it fixed. By now it was MARCH!!!!! After speaking with Schwinn directly they had me do some checks via a phone call and determined it was the incline motor. This was on a brand new machine. They said the part was covered, but because so much time had went by, the service call wasn't. Imagine that!!! I told her I would just send it back. She kindly offered to fix it for free ONE time only, even though they weren't the seller. The guy came to fix it, but determined it wasn't the motor, but rather a control board. I call Schwinn back, but they wouldn't do it for free again. After much debate,... Read more

8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars So sorry I purchased this! Nothing like Bowflex 3, Buy Bowflex 7!, January 3, 2012
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Do not buy this treadmill. Buy a Bowflex 7 series (or something else). The Bowflex 3 and 5 series appear to have been discontinued and have been replaced at the bottom end of the Bowflex/Schwinn product line with this. This treadmill is POOR--poor construction, poor performance, poor design. Poor value for the money. I gave it one star to indicate that.

There is NO WAY in the world this is a "newer item" or "replacement" for the Bowflex 3 series.

I own a Bowflex series 3 treadmill which I absolutely love. I reviewed that treadmill 5 years ago and it has given awesome service since that time. You can see my review of that machine (430 out of 430 positive reviews). I still LOVE that machine.

I bought this Schwinn 840 treadmill as a backup (my whole family uses the Bowflex 3, so I needed an extra machine). I wanted to purchase another Bowflex 3. I clicked and "NO LONGER AVAILABLE" but "THERE IS A NEWER MODEL OF THIS ITEM", the Schwinn 840. So I... Read more

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