You can dampen the racket by putting a scrap piece of carpeting or rug underneath the treadmill. That really helped in my case. Also double check that it may need some servicing or lubrication...which may help as well.
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hi i have a 6 or 7 year old treadmill i got for free from my mom for christmas and i would love to run on it to lose weight but by the time you get to a min. running your have a headache from the noise. it's i think made out of hard plastic like i said it's old. but i can walk on it for like 14 min as long as i got my tv up so so loud it's just not great to workout on. and it's 30 something degrees where i live now. what can i do to help with the noise. it's on the basement on a tile floor
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