There are a lot of great pleasures in life. But moving is not one of them. Especially if you have a treadmill. Which can be particularly difficult to move or sell. To make it a little easier, I’ve put together a quick guide on how to disassemble ProForm Pro 2000 treadmill for moving. Simply reversing the instructions for you step by step. Including pictures and the required tools.
* All images are taken directly from the ProForm Pro 2000 manual.
How to Roll / Move the ProForm Pro 2000 Treadmill
Below is an image showing the proper way of moving/rolling the ProForm Pro 2000 treadmill.
How to Disassemble ProForm Pro 2000 Treadmill for Moving
Tools You Will Need
- Hex Head Scree Driver
- Adjustable Wrench
- Phillips Head Screwdriver
* To avoid damaging parts, do not use power tools.
Before starting, make sure the treadmill is unplugged.
Step 1. Removing Tablet Holder
To remove the tablet holder (100) from the top of the treadmill. Just remove the 4 screws (99) attaching it to the back of the treadmill’s console.
Step 2. Disconnecting the Storage Latch (optional)
* For this step you are going to want to have someone help hold the treadmill while you remove the latch.
* Removing the storage latch is optional for moving.
First, make sure the treadmill is unplugged. Then raise the frame to the upright position shown in the images. Have someone hold the treadmill. Then you will disassemble the storage latch (56). First remove the upper 5/16” nut (9) and bolt (4) from the frame (52).
Next remove the lower 5/16” nut (9) and bolt (3) from the lower bracket (84).
Step 3. Remove Crossbar Trey
Next, you will remove the crossbar trey (97) from the crossbar (76). Use a screwdriver to remove the 4 screws (5) from under the trey. Then lift to remove.
Step 4. Removing Upright Crossbar
To remove the upright crossbar (76), use the screwdriver to remove 4 screws (1). 2 on each side of the treadmill attaching the crossbar to the upright rails (84).
Step 5. Remove Handrail Top & Bottom
Each side rail has a top and bottom piece. In the diagram you can see the left top (73) and bottom (75). And right side top (81) and bottom (82). Each is held on by 4 screws (24) on the bottom (8 screws in total).
Step 6. Remove Screws from Pulse Crossbar
Remove 4 screws (5) from under the pulse crossbar (80). These are just securing the bar and we’ll remove it with the entire console next.
Step 7. Disconnecting Console Assembly from Handrails
* Important, you should have someone to hold the console once you unscrew it. It is connected to the right handrail by a wire. And shouldn’t be pulled more than a few inches from the rail so you can disconnect it.
To remove the console, remove 4 bolts (2) and washers (8), 2 on each side. Running through the handrail (74) and holding the console securely in place.
Step 8. Disconnect the Main Wire
Have someone hold the console (B) and slowly move it a few inches exposing the main wire connecting (83 & D) on the right handrail of the treadmill.
Place the main console someplace safe.
Step 9. Remove Pulse Crossbar.
After lifting the console, you will be left with the pulse crossbar (80) connecting the left and right handrails. This bar is held in place by 6 screws (2 & 6) and 2 washers (8). Remove these and then lift out the pulse crossbar and put it somewhere safe.
Step 10. Remove Handrails from Uprights
Next remove the handrails (74) from the uprights (84) by removing the 2 main bolts (2) and washers (8).
Step 11. Left Off Left & Right Upright Covers
Next, lift off the left (89) and right (90) upright covers off of the uprights.
Step 12. Remove RIght and Left Leg Extensions
Remove 4 screws (1), 2 on each side connecting the wheel extensions to the treadmill frame.