LifeFitness 95T Treadmill How To Video, Rear Roller Replacement

Our video shows the steps necessary in replacing the rear roller on a LifeFitness 95T treadmill.

Tools Required

  • Phillips Screwdriver
  • 8MM Allen Wrench


  1. Begin by turning the power switch on the treadmill to OFF and unplug the unit from the wall.
  2. Using the Phillips screwdriver, remove the finger guards at the end of the treadmill from each side of the rear roller.
    1. You will need to slightly twist the finger guards to get them out from under the belt.
  3. Using the 8MM Allen Wrench, loosen the bolts on each side of the rear roller by 10 full turns.
    1. At this point, you can completely remove the rear roller bolts while keeping count of the number of turns at each side of the roller.
      1. Do not include the 10 full turns from the previous step, only count the turns for this step and make note of the number of turns for future reference.
  4. Carefully remove the rear roller from the treadmill and set it aside.
  5. Install the rear roller under the belt and while pulling back on the roller, install the roller bolts on each side.
  6. Remember to keep count of the number of turns on the rear roller bolts.
    1. Reinstall the roller bolts using the same number of turns you noted earlier.
  7. The belt may still be too loose, but that is ok as it can be fixed in a moment.
  8. Plug the unit back into the wall outlet and turn the power ON.
  9. Start the unit at a very slow speed and observe the tracking of the belt.
    1. If the belt is not turning with the front roller, make small equal turns of the rear roller bolts until the belt begins to move
    2. If the belt moves quickly to either side of the frame, quickly press the STOP key to keep the belt from being damaged
      1. If the belt is moving to the left side of the unit, you can tighten the bolt on the left side of the rear roller
      2. If the belt moves to the right side, you can tighten the bolt on the right side of the rear roller
  10. Once the belt is tracking straight, move on to the next step
  11. Now, re-install the finger guards over the rear roller with the Phillips screwdriver
  12. With the unit stopped, step onto the treadmill and straddle the running belt with a foot placed on each side of the frame
  13. Start the unit at a walking speed and begin to walk on the belt
    1. If the belt stops on your footfall or with your weight, make small adjustments (such as 1/4 turns) on each side of the rear roller until the belt slippage or hesitation is no longer felt
  14. Continue this adjustment until no slippage or hesitation is felt at running speed
  15. This completes the replacement of the rear roller on the LifeFitness 95T treadmill
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