Full Tutorial for How To Remove Peloton Screen

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BY James Roland
Updated on 08/30/2022
5 min read

Peloton’s screen is a part that is often in contact with the user. This can cause them to be damaged and have to be disassembled for repair. However, disassembling them is sometimes difficult.

In this article, we will mention some tips on How To Remove Peloton Screen and precautions as you go through the process.

Does Peloton Allow Participants to Remove Touchscreen?

Yes. Peloton allows their members to disassemble the touchscreen themselves in some cases when necessary. The screen is heavy and delicate, and therefore you need some help from your friends, relatives, or Peloton Support Team.

Besides adjusting the touchscreen to remedy common technical issues for your bike, you can also adjust other components such as pedals, water bottle holders, and weight holders.

Removing-touchscreen

Removing touchscreen

Why Do You Need to Remove Touchscreen?

In some situations you need to remove the Peloton touchscreen:

  • You change apartment.
  • You need to do a deep clean for the screen.
  • You want to modify the touchscreen’s position.
  • The touchscreens have some technical bugs.
Removing-touchscreen

Removing touchscreen

Necessary Accessories to Remove Peloton Screen

Before removing the Peloton screen, there are five accessories that are needed in the adjusting procedure:

  • A Phillips head screwdriver.
Phillips-head-screwdriver.

Phillips head screwdriver.

  • A small flathead screwdriver (If necessary).
  • A friend (For an extra set of hands).
  • 4mm Allen wrench.
  • Torque wrench with 4mm bit.
4mm-Allen-wrench-and-torque-wrench-with-4mm

4mm Allen wrench and torque wrench with 4mm

Some Notices before Removing Peloton Screen?

While removing the Peloton screen is not terribly difficult, it is the most challenging part cause you make sure you have secure electrical conditions, assistive equipment, and a support person.

Here are some notes before you take it off the Peloton screen:

  • Make sure that the on-screen prompt is displayed, turn off the Peloton screen and all power is off .
  • Detach both cables (3.5mm data cable and power cable) from the touchscreen of the bike.
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Disconnect the power cable

  • Disconnect the power cable from the rear stabilizer/stand.
  • Disconnect other cables including the power cord, HDMI cable, and heart rate monitor strap.
Disconnect-other-cables

Disconnect other cables

  • The Phillips head screwdriver, 4mm Allen wrench, and Torque wrench with 4mm bit are must-have technical items.

How To Remove Peloton Screen

Peloton Bike

Step 1: Remove the square panel from the back of the touchscreen.

Remove-the-square-panel

Remove the square panel

Step 2: Remove the four monitor screws by using Phillip’s screwdriver. Make sure that someone is holding the screen as you remove the screw.

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Remove the four monitor screws

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Make sure that someone is holding the screen

Step 3: Locate the touchscreen on a flat and safe surface.

Peloton Bike+

Step 1: Ensure the touchscreen is vertical. Rotate the screen 180 degrees, and tilt it all the way up.

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Ensure the touchscreen is vertical

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Rotate it 180 degrees tilt it all the way up

Step 2: Use a 4mm Allen wrench to remove touchscreen bolts.

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Remove touchscreen bolts

Step 3: Remove the touchscreen and locate it on a flat and safe surface.

How Do You Reattach a Peloton Screen?

Here is the re-attaching procedure for Peloton Bike and Peloton Bike+.

Peloton Bike

Step 1: Locate the new touchscreen with four screws.

Step 2: Remove the back panel of the new screen.

Step 3: Line the new touchscreen up with the monitor mount.

Step 4: Secure the touchscreen with a Phillips head screwdriver and four screws.

Step 5: Return the back panel to the back of the screen.

Step 6: Plug in all cables and power the bike.

You can watch the video to see the whole procedure.

Peloton Bike+

Step 1: Add the new touchscreen to the monitor mount, make sure it is fully seated, and tilt it up.

Step 2: Return the touchscreen bolts to the mount.

Step 3: Torque the bolts to 10 N.m

Step 4: Tilt the touchscreen to the verticle again and rotate it to face the bike.

Step 5: Plug the power data cable into the Peloton port and the audio cable into the audio port.

Step 6: Plug in other cables and power the bike.

You can watch the video to see the whole procedure.

Conclusions

In conclusion, it is evident that removing the Peloton screen is not as easy as people thought. We still need to prepare some special equipment and need more support from friends and family. Moreover, it is better for you to take some tips to maintain your bike regularly.

Therefore, Peloton recommends that we ask them for removing the touchscreen from your Peloton Bike or Bike+ to prevent any damage to your Bike during the move.

FAQs

1. What is the length, weight, and technology of a Peloton touchscreen?

Bike Bike+
Length 21.5″ Diagonal 23.8″ Diagonal
Weight 10 lbs 15 lbs
Technology 21.5″ Full HD 1080p PCAP Multitouch. 23.8″ Full HD 1080p PCAP Multitouch w/reduced-reflective coating & anti-smudge coating.

2. Can I upgrade the Peloton screen?

Each year, Peloton will launch new product lines to satisfy user needs and overcome previous weaknesses. You can usually find information about the latest model on the company’s website or a live showroom near your house.

3. How many parts of a Peloton bike can we move or adjust?

There are four parts of a Peloton bike we can move and adjust: touchscreen, pedals, water bottle holder, and weight holders. You are recommended to remove all the bike’s delicate accessories before carrying it to other places.

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