Terrible sound from my drivo

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lijian.hughes
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Re: Terrible sound from my drivo

Postby lijian.hughes » Tue Sep 18, 2018 9:43 am

Hi,

I've had the exact same noise as shown in the video posted in this thread.

I've watched the video showing how to grease it, but I still have 2 questions -

1. Is lack of grease the root cause of such noise? Are we very sure that it is not the belt getting excessively worn off?
2. Is it going to affect the service life of the trainer if I decide to live with the noise?

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Re: Terrible sound from my drivo

Postby Elite Admin S » Tue Sep 18, 2018 9:48 am

Hi

You can leave with it, the belt won't be damaged if you don't add grease.
But I cannot be completely sure that the noise you hear is due to this (usually it is so, but I cannot assure it).
So, my suggestion is to add some grease - then, if the noise disappear, you will be 100% sure that the belt is ok ;)

dnservis@otenet.gr
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Re: Terrible sound from my drivo

Postby dnservis@otenet.gr » Sat Jan 05, 2019 11:33 am

amealjf wrote:I corrected the noise by simply cleaning the straps with a hair dryer. I did not use grease.


You mean strap = belt? I suspect that my recent noise issues are related to moisture in the belt/brake/magnet whatever system, as it is so irreguler. I am still looking into it....

jdemaioribus
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Re: Terrible sound from my drivo

Postby jdemaioribus » Sun Jan 06, 2019 3:48 pm

I am getting a squeaking noise from my Kura that is most pronounced on the down stroke. Is that also a greasing issue. The sound is like a bird chirping.

csabavermes
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Re: Terrible sound from my drivo

Postby csabavermes » Fri Jan 11, 2019 9:51 pm

same noise from my drivo, 400km only, it was a bit noisy brand new. saw the video, removed the plastic "window", I used vasoline from the pharmacy, lubricated the toothed belt between each theeth one by one and the right side, small amount using a small paint brush. it took me 10 minutes. now it is silent. worth the effort.

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Re: Terrible sound from my drivo

Postby kspaar66 » Thu Jan 31, 2019 3:26 pm

I've another unexpected noise from my new (3month) Drivo II. The plastic body is creaking.
See here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s77k4WHmC_M.

Where is it coming from and how can this be fixed?


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