Will the magnetic brake system wear out over time? Horizon Fitness March 12, 2021 17:42 Since the magnetic brake doesn’t make direct contact with the flywheel, it should last the lifetime of the machine. Was this article helpful? Yes No 0 out of 0 found this helpful Have more questions? Submit a request Related articles What routine maintenance should I conduct on my elliptical? What if I lost or damaged my safety key? Comments 0 comments Please sign in to leave a comment.