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Old 02-10-10, 11:23 PM   #1
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How do I get my bike computer thing to work?

I bought a bike and it came with the small computer device for tracking speed but when I ride it doesnt show my speed. What do I do to get it working again? I dont have any instructions with it.
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Old 02-10-10, 11:26 PM   #2
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Change the battery.
Make sure the wheel magnet is very close to the receiver when is passes by.
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Some companies have user manuals available through their websites. Can you tell/show us what computer you have?
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Its got batteries and the magnet is close to the receiver.
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Really small echo computer
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Really small echo computer
http://www.sheldonbrown.com/cyclecom...oc.html#echoj7
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I think I need batteries for the receiver what kind of batteries are they?
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Did you buy it at a bike shop, or used? If you bought it retail, go have them figure it out and show you.
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I think I need batteries for the receiver what kind of batteries are they?
You might be better off buying a new one.
$10 at Walmart:
http://www.amazon.com/Schwinn-SW654-.../dp/B000DZD3FQ
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It came with the used bike I bought. Its working now.
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It came with the used bike I bought. Its working now.
Cool, have fun riding.
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