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 ;)

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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....


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