According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission , this recall affects the following Horizon Fitness Treadmills:
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"The treadmills can unexpectedly accelerate, change speed, or stop without user input, posing a fall hazard," CPSC said. "Horizon has received at least 874 reports where the treadmills unexpectedly changed speed or stopped, including 71 reports of injury, including bruises, abrasions and two broken bones."
The recalled Horizon Fitness T101-05 folding treadmills have a running area that measures 55 inches long by 20 inches wide and have a 33-inch-wide console. The display has red LEDs that provide workout information to the user. "Horizon T101-05" is printed on the treadmill’s serial number label. The name of the model and the serial number are located on the metal frame near the power switch.
Affected treadmills were sold online and at Dick’s Sporting Goods and Johnson Fitness & Wellness stores nationwide from March 2018 through October 2022 for between $600 and $1,000.
If you purchased a Horizon Fitness Treadmill that is affected by this recall, you should stop using it immediately and contact Horizon to receive a free USB with a software repair to install on the treadmills.
This recall began on October 27, 2022.
The CPSC Recall Number for this item is 23-026.
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