The recall: The recall includes model T101-05 China and model T101-05 Vietnam folding treadmills with serial numbers starting with TM734 and TM486. These treadmills have a running area that measures 55 inches long by 20 inches wide, with a 33-inch-wide console. 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 risk: Treadmills can change speed or stop unexpectedly, causing users to fall.
Incidents/injuries: Horizon has received 874 reports of treadmills unexpectedly changing speed or stopping, with 71 reports of injury, including two broken bones.
How many: About 192,000 treadmills sold in the U.S. and about 7,000 sold in Canada.
Where and when sold: Affected machines were sold at Dick’s Sporting Goods and Johnson Fitness Wellness stores nationwide, and online at HorizonFitness.com, Amazon.com, DicksSportingGoods.com, and JohnsonFitness.com from March 2018 through October 2022 for between $600 and $1,000.
The remedy: Stop using the recalled treadmills and contact Horizon to receive a free USB flash drive with a software upgrade and installation instructions. Delivery of the flash drive will take up to three weeks. You can also download the T101-05 software update online to install it using a flash drive at home.
Contact information: To get the flash drive you need for the repair, call Horizon Fitness at 888-223-1045 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday, or send an email to email@example.com. You can also get more information on the Horizon Fitness site and download the fix.
Report a hazardous product: Call the CPSC hotline at 800-638-2772 or go to SaferProducts.gov.