Originally Posted by Lakers4Life
What kinda of grease are you using? I would recomend a lithium based grease or Teflon (PTFE) grease. There is Teflon based grease called, Grease Lightining, that can be found at most bike shops or REI.
some grease accumulated at the bottom of the center post. it came with the machine out of factory. I put it back into the bushing but no help. it seems too viscous. I'll try ur stuff. I assume I need clean the bushing and center post thoroughly before using a new grease?