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Vision Fitness Recalls Treadmill Console

JUNE 12, 2006 -- (3:00) In cooperation with the CPSC, Vision Fitness is recalling the 2006 model year Premier Console. About 480 units are affected.

Due to a programming defect with the console, the treadmill can unexpectedly increase in speed and elevation when the User Programs 4 or 5 are set for longer than 30 minutes. If this happens, the user could fall and suffer injuries.

Vision Fitness has received one report of these treadmills unexpectedly increasing speed and elevation. No injuries have been reported. The consoles were sold with Vision Fitness treadmill frames and control the operation of the treadmill. 2006 Premier Consoles can be identified by the word Premier or T9700HRT printed on the console face under the Vision Fitness logo. These consoles were sold under model numbers TCFP6, TCPP6 and C9700H6.

They were sold at: specialty fitness retailers nationwide as one of three consoles available on standard treadmill frames from September 2005 through October 2005 for between $1,700 and $3,000. They were manufactured in China.


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