Treadmills can unexpectedly accelerate, change speed, or stop without user input, posing a fall hazard
This recall involves Horizon Fitness T101-05 folding treadmills.
The treadmill has a running area that measures 55 inches long by 20 inches wide and has 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. The serial number starts with the letters “TM”. Only treadmills with the following serial numbers are included in this recall.
Only Horizon Fitness T101-05 folding treadmills are included in this recall.
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Horizon has received at least 874 reports where the treadmills unexpectedly changed speed or stopped, including 71 reports of personal injury, including bruises, abrasions and two broken bones.
Name of Product: Horizon T101-05 Treadmill
Recall Date: October 27, 2022
Recall Number: 23-026
Hazard: The treadmills can unexpectedly accelerate, change speed, or stop without user input, posing a fall hazard.
Sold At: Dick’s Sporting Goods and Johnson Fitness & Wellness stores nationwide and online at www.HorizonFitness.com, www.Amazon.com, www.DicksSportingGoods.com, and www.JohnsonFitness.com from March 2018 through October 2022 for between $600 and $1,000.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled T101-05 treadmills and contact Horizon to receive a free USB with a software repair to install on the treadmills.
Units: About 192,000 (In addition, about 7,000 sold in Canada)
Consumer Directions and Contact
What Do I Do if My Product is Recalled?
Horizon Fitness online at https://www.horizonfitness.com/support/recall or www.horizonfitness.com and click on “Safety Notices,” or Horizon Fitness toll-free at 888-223-1045 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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