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What’s the Problem?
This recall affects treadmills with model number T616 and serial numbers 100672PRO21140001 through 100672PRO21171980 and with model number T618 and serial numbers 100647PRO21130111 through 100647PRO21183960, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) .
“The treadmills can start on their own, posing a fall hazard to a class member,” CPSC said. “Nautilus has received 21 reports of the treadmills self-starting.”
Nautilus and the model number are printed on the plastic shroud at the front of the recalled treadmills’ walking belt. The serial number is on the base frame of the treadmill beneath the belt.
The recalled Nautilus Treadmills were sold online and at Best Buy, Walmart, and other stores nationwide from April 2021 through November 2021 for about $1,150 for Model T616 and about $1,500 for Model T618.
Class members who purchased a treadmill that is affected by this recall should stop using it immediately and contact Nautilus to receive a free USB flash drive with a software upgrade, installation instructions, and claim form. Nautilus will automatically ship the USB flash drive and claim form at no cost to class members who purchased the treadmills directly from Nautilus.
This recall began on June 9, 2022.
The CPSC Recall Number for this item is 22-153.
Nautilus Class Action Lawsuit Settlement
Nautilus has been ordered to pay $7 million to resolve class action allegations that it inflated horsepower ratings of Bowflex treadmills.
The Nautilus lawsuit was filed in 2020 on behalf of a treadmill purchaser who claimed Nautilus inflated the horsepower ratings of its treadmills in order to raise prices and deceive consumers.
Plaintiff alleges that horsepower is one of the most important specs to consumers when purchasing treadmills, and that in order to reach the horsepower advertised by Nautilus, users would have to provide 2 to 3 times the amount of power typically provided in residential electric systems.
In reality, the Nautilus treadmills ran at far lower powers, and the Plaintiff and other customers were tricked into paying more for Nautilus treadmills than they would have if they knew the truth, the complaint states.
The settlement benefits consumers who purchased certain Bowflex, Nautilus, or Schwinn treadmills between July 7, 2016, and Nov. 16, 2021.
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If your child or other loved one was harmed by a Nautilus Treadmill, you should contact an attorney immediately. You may be entitled to a class action settlement by filing a suit and we can help.