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Model No . 831.297793 Serial No . Find the serial number in the location shown below . Write the serial number in the space above for reference . Serial Decal EXERCISE EO u I P M E NT O HELPL | NE ! 1 - 800 - 736 - 6879 kCAUTION Read all precautions and instruc - ' S AL tions in this manual before using this equipment . Save this manual for future reference . SEARS , ROEBUCK AND CO . , HOFFMAN ESTATES , IL 60179
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® TABLE OF CONTENTS IMPORTANT PRECAUTIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 BEFORE YOU BEGIN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 ASSEMBLY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 OPERATION AND ADJUSTMENT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 HOW TO FOLD AND MOVE THE TREADMILL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 MAINTENANCE AND TROUBLE - SHOOTING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 CONDITIONING GUIDELINES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 PART LIST . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 ORDERING REPLACEMENT PARTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Cover FULL 90 - DAY WARRANTY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Cover Note : An EXPLODED DRAWING is attached in the center of this manual .
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iMPORTANT PRECAUTIONS DANG ER : Toreductheeriskofburnsfi , ree , lectrsichocko , rinjutopersonrse , atdhe following important precautions and information before operating the treadmill . It is the responsibility of the owner to ensure of 400 volts or less and a minimum surge dis - that all users of this tread mill are adequately sipation of 450 joules . The surge suppressor informed of all warnings and precautions , must be electrically rated for 120 volts AC and 15 amps . 2 . Use the treadmill only as described in this manual . 12 . Keep the power cord and the surge suppres - sor away from heated surfaces . 3 . Place the treadmill on a level surface , with at least eight feet of clearance behind it . Do not 13 . Never move the walking belt while the power place the treadmill on any surface that blocks is turned off . Do not operate the treadmill if air openings . To protect the floor or carpet the power cord or plug is damaged , or if the from damage , place a mat under the treadmill , treadmill is not working properly . ( See BEFORE YOU BEGIN on page 5 if the tread - 4 . Keep the treadmill indoors , away from mois - mill is not working properly . ) ture and dust . Do not put the treadmill in a garage or covered patio , or near water . 14 . Never start the treadmill while you are stand - ing on the walking belt . Always hold the 5 . Do not operate the treadmill where aerosol handrails while using the treadmill . products are used or where oxygen is being administered . 15 . The treadmill is capable of high speeds . Adjust the speed in small increments to avoid 6 . Keep children under the age of 12 and pets sudden jumps in speed . away from the treadmill at all times . 16 . The pulse sensor is not a medical device . 7 . The treadmill should not be used by persons Various factors , including the user's move - weighing more than 250 pounds . merit , may affect the accuracy of heart rate readings . The pulse sensor is intended only 8 . Never allow more than one person on the as an exercise aid in determining heart rate treadmill at a time . trends in general . 9 . Wear appropriate exercise clothing when 17 . Never leave the treadmill unattended while it using the treadmill . Do not wear loose cloth - is running . Always remove the key , unplug ing that could become caught in the treadmill , the power cord and move the on / off switch to Athletic support clothes are recommended for the off position when the treadmill is not in both men and women . Always wear athletic use . ( See the drawing on page 5 for the Ioca - shoes . Never use the treadmill with bare feet . tion of the on / off switch . ) wearing only stockings , or in sandals . 18 . Do not attempt to raise , lower , or move the 10 . When connecting the power cord ( see page treadmill until it is properly assembled . ( See 9 ) , plug the power cord into a surge suppres - ASSEMBLY on page 6 . and HOW TO MOVE sor ( not included ) and plug the surge sup - THE TREADMILL on page 14 . ) You must be pressor into a grounded circuit capable of able to safely lift 45 pounds ( 20 kg ) in order to raise , lower , or move the treadmill . carrying 15 or more amps . No other appliance should be on the same circuit . Do not use an extension cord . 19 . Do not change the incline of the treadmill by placing objects under the treadmill . 11 . Use only a single - outlet surge suppressor that is UL 1449 listed as a transient voltage 20 . When folding or moving the treadmill , make surge suppressor ( TVSS ) . The surge suppres - sure that the storage latch is fully closed . sot must have a UL suppressed voltage rating 3
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scribed in this manual . Never remove the 21 . Inspect and tighten all parts of the treadmill regularly . motor hood unless instructed to do so by an authorized service representative . Servicing 22 . Never drop or insert any object into any other than the procedures in this manual e pening . should be performed by an authorized service representative only . 23D . AN G ER : Always unplug thepower 24 . This treadmill is intended for in - home use cord immediately after use , before cleaning only . Do not use this treadmill in any commer - the treadmill , and before performing the main - cial , rental , or institutional setting . tenance and adjustment procedures de - _ WARNING : Before beginning this or any exercise program , consult your physician . This is especially important for persons over the age of 35 or persons with pre - existing health problems . Read all instructions before using . SEARS assumes no responsibility for personal injury or property damage sustained by or through the use of this product . SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS The decals shown at the right and below have been placed on your treadmill . If a decal is missing , or if it is not legible , please call our toll - free HELPLINE to , Never allow children on order a free replacement decal ( see the or around treadmill , back cover of this manual ) . Apply the decal in the location shown . • Storage latch must be fully engaged before treadmill is moved or stored , • incline must be set at lowest level before folding treadmill into storage position . ACAUTiON KEEP HANDSAND FEETAWAY FROMTHiSAREAWHILETHE TREADMILLiS iN OPERATION .
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BEFORE YOU BEGIN Thank you for selecting the new PROFORM ® J6si Monday through Saturday , 7 a . m . until 7 p . m . Central treadmill . The J6si treadmill combines advanced tech - Time ( excluding holidays ) . To help us assist you , nology with innovative design to let you enjoy an excel - please note the product model number and serial num - lent form of cardiovascular exercise in the convenience ber before calling . The model number of the treadmill is 831.297793 . The serial number can be found on a and privacy of your home . And when you're not exer - cising , the unique J6si can be folded up , requiring less decal attached to the treadmill ( see the front cover of than half the floor space of other treadmills . this manual for the location ) . For your benefit , read this manual carefully before Before reading further , please review the drawing using the treadmill . If you have additional questions , below and familiarize yourself with the parts that are labeled . please call our toll - free HELPLINE at 1 - 800 - 736 - 6879 , Book Holder Water Bottle Holder ( Bottle not included ) Console J Pulse Sensor Handrail Storage Latch LEFT SIDE RIGH SIDE On / Off Switch Walking Belt Circuit Breaker Front Wheel Foot Rails Power Cord Cushioned Walking Platform r Roller Adjustment Bolts 5
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ASSEMBLY Assembly requires two people . Set the treadmill in a cleared area and remove all packing materials . Do not dispose of the packing materials until assembly is completed . Assembly requires the included allen wrench J and your own phillips screwdriver @ _ C ] _ , adjustable wrench _ and scissors _ _ _ . With the help of a second person , carefully raise the treadmill to the upright position . While the other person 1 0 tips the treadmill to one side and holds it , insert one of the 20 Extension Legs ( 103 ) into the treadmill . Make sure that the Extension Leg is turned so the Warning Decal ( 20 ) is on top . Tighten two of the four Short Screws ( 101 ) into the treadmill and the Extension Leg . Next , tip the treadmill to the other side and attach the other Extension Leg ( not shown ) in the same way . Lower the side of the treadmill so that both Extension Legs ( 103 ) are resting flat on the floor . Refer to HOW TO LOWER THE TREADMILL FOR USE on page 14 . Follow step 2 to lower the treadmill . Attach the latch support to the center hole in the left Upright 2 82 _ Bracket ( 82 ) with a 3 / 4 " Screw ( 81 ) as shown . Make sure that the A 77 81 . . . . ° II _ ' _ " _ . _ ' _ [ Screw is tight , but do not overtighten it ; if the Screw is overtightened , the latch will not slide smoothly . Remove the tape from the Latch Assembly ( 77 ) . Be care - I B _ Tabs ful to hold the parts together . Inset drawings A and B show how the parts fits together . Make sure that the tabs on the latch are touching one side of the bracket and the Support Flush , _ back end of the latch is flush with the other side of the _ Latch Spring . _ _ 7 , i ! _ . bracket . Then , insert the two springs into the bracket . Spring - - _ . _ Attach the Latch Assembly ( 77 ) to the left Upright ( 82 ) / with two 3 / 4 " Screws ( 81 ) . Cut the plastic tie off the bracket on the base of each Upright ( 82 ) . Pla 9 : Next , cut the plastic tie off the Left Handrail ( 74 ) . Position the Left Handrail on the left Upright ( 82 ) . The Tie _ ) / _ bracket on the base of the left Upright should be inside of the lower end of the Left Handrail , as shown in the inset drawing . 6
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While a second person holds the Right Handrail ( 85 ) and the Console Base ( 87 ) near the right Upright ( 82 ) , cut the indicated plastic ties off the Right Handrail . Do not cut the other plastic tie off the Right Handrail , Next , cut the plastic tie off the Upright Wire Harness ( 34 ) in the right Upright ( 82 ) . Do not drop the Upright Wire Harness into the right Upright , Do not Refer to the inset drawing . Connect the Upright Wire Harness ( 34 ) to the Console Wire Harness ( 48 ) . The latch on the Console Wire Harness should snap onto the 85 Upright Wire Harness . If the Wire Harnesses do not fit together easily , turn them ; do not force the Wire Cut Plastic Tie Harnesses together , Next , connect the right pulse wire , the left pulse wire and the ground wire to the corresponding connectors on the Console Wire Harness ( 48 ) ; make sure that the wires with tags are connected to each other , Note that there is still a wire tie in the Right Do not Handrail ( 85 ) ; do not remove this wire tie , Remove 87 Wire Tie Set the left side of the Console Base ( 87 ) on the Left Handrail ( 74 ) . Insert as much of the wires as possi - ble into the Right Handrail ( 85 ) and down into the 85 right Upright ( 82 ) . Next , set the right side of the Console Base ( 87 ) on the Right Handrail ( 85 ) . Insert all excess Console Wire Harness ( 48 ) into the Right Handrail , 6 . Position the Right Handrail ( 85 ) on the right Upright ( 82 ) as shown ; be careful not to damage the wires , The 87 bracket on the base of the right Upright should be inside of the lower end of the right Handrail , as shown in the inset drawing . Thread two Handrail Bolts ( 78 ) with Washers ( 36 ) into the 36 Left Handrail ( 74 ) and the left Upright ( 82 ) as shown . Do not tighten the Handrail Bolts yet . Next , thread two Handrail Bolts ( 78 ) with Washers ( 36 ) into the Right Handrail ( 85 ) and the right Upright ( 82 ) . Do not tighten the Handrail Bolts yet . Be careful to avoid damaging the wires , 36 " ket 78
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7 . AttachtheConsoleBase ( 87 ) totheLeftandRight 7 Handrail ( s74 , 85 ) withfourLongScrews ( 114 ) . 87 Refer to assembly step 6 . Tighten the four Handrail Bolts ( 78 ) used in assembly step 6 , 8 . Press two Small Upright Plugs ( 79 ) into the holes near the upper ends of the Uprights ( 82 ) . 9 . Remove the backing from the Adhesive Clip ( 99 ) . Press the Adhesive Clip onto the base of the right Upright ( 82 ) as shown . Press the Allen Wrench ( 100 ) into the Adhesive Clip . S O 99 10 . Make sure that all parts are tightened before you use the treadmill , To protect the floor or carpet , place a mat under the treadmill . 8
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OPERATION AND ADJUSTMENT THE PERFORMANT LUBE TM WALKING BELT This product is for use on a nominal 120 - volt circuit , and has a grounding plug that looks like the plug illus - Your treadmill features a walking belt coated with trated in drawing 1 below . A temporary adapter that PERFORMANT LUBE TM , a high - performance lubricant . looks like the adapter illustrated in drawing 2 may be IMPORTANT : Never apply silicone spray or other used to connect the surge suppressor to a 2 - pole substances to the walking belt or the walking plat - receptacle as shown in drawing 2 if a properly form . Such substances will deteriorate the walking grounded outlet is not available . belt and cause excessive wear , HOW TO PLUG IN THE POWER CORD Outlet Box Suppressor Jk DANG ER : Improper connection Grounding Pin of the equipment - grounding conductor can result in an increased risk of electric shock . Check with a qualified electrician or service - man if you are in doubt as to whether the Grounding Pin product is properly grounded . Do not modify Grounded Outlet the plug p rovided with the product - - if it will Grounding Plug not fit the outlet , have a proper outlet installed by a qualified electrician . Grounded Outlet Box Adapter Your treadmill , like any other type of sophisticated electronic equipment , can be seriously damaged by sudden voltage changes in your home's power . Voltage surges , spikes , and noise interference can result from weather conditions or from other appliances being turned on or off . To decrease the possibility of your treadmill being damaged , always use a surge Metal Screw suppressor with your treadmill ( see drawing 1 at the right ) . Surge suppressors are sold at most hardware stores The temporary adapter should be used only until a and department stores . Use only a single - outlet surge properly grounded outlet ( drawing 1 ) can be installed suppressor that is UL 1449 listed as a transient voltage by a qualified electrician . surge suppressor ( TVSS ) . The surge suppressor must have a UL suppressed voltage rating of 400 volts or The green - colored rigid ear , lug , or the like extending less and a minimum surge dissipation of 450 joules . from the adapter must be connected to a permanent The surge suppressor must be electrically rated for ground such as a properly grounded outlet box cover . 120 volts AC and 15 amps . Whenever the adapter is used it must be held in place by a metal screw . Some 2 - pole receptacle outlet box This product must be grounded . If it should malfunc - covers are not grounded . Contact a qualified elec - tion or break down , grounding provides a path of least trician to determine if the outlet box cover is resistance for electric current to reduce the risk of elec - grounded before using an adapter , tric shock . This product is equipped with a cord having an equipment - grounding conductor and a grounding plug . Plug the power cord into a surge suppressor , and plug the surge suppressor into an appropriate outlet that is properly installed and grounded in accordance with all local codes and ordinances , 9
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CONSOLE DIAGRAM LED Track Incline Display Displays SI ' _ ED mODE Note : If there is a thin sheet of clear plastic on the face of the console , remove it . STEP - BY - STEP CONSOLE OPERATION CAUTION : Befoorpeerating the Note : The treadmill console can display speed and console , read the following precautions . distance in either miles or kilometers ( see SPEED DISPLAY on page 12 ) . For simplicity , all instructions • Do not stand on the walking belt when turn - in this section refer to miles . ing on the power . Before operating the • Always wear the cli p ( see the drawing above ) console , make sure that while operating the treadmill . the on / off switch , lo - Position cated near the power • Adjust the speed in small increments to cord , is in the on posi - avoid sudden jumps in speed . tion . • To reduce the possibility of electric shock , keep Next , plug in the power cord ( see HOW TO PLUG IN the console dry . Avoid spilling liquids on the THE POWER CORD on page 9 ) . Note : If the key is in console , and place only sealed water bottles in the water bottle holders . the console , remove it before plugging in the power cord . Step onto the foot rails of the treadmill . Find the clip FEATURES OFTHECONSOLE attached to the key ( see the drawing above ) , and slide the clip onto the waistband of your clothing . Follow the The treadmill console offers an impressive array of fea - steps below to operate the console . tures designed to help you get the most from each workout . When the manual mode of the console is se - Insert the key into the console . n lected , the speed and incline of the treadmill can be changed with a touch of a button . As you exercise , an A moment after the LED track and four displays will provide continuous key is inserted , the exercise feedback . With the built - in pulse sensor , you four displays and can even measure your heart rate . In addition , the con - various indicators sole offers four workout programs . Each program will will light . automatically control the speed of the treadmill as it guides you through an effective workout . 10
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Press the START / STOP button to start the B Press the MODE button to select the desired mode , walking belt . A moment after the START / STOP button is When the key is SPEED PROGRAMS inserted , the manual pressed , the walking belt will begin to move . mode will be Hold the handrails and carefully begin walking . selected , as shown _ _ A ROBIC 1 by the MANUAL indi - if the manual mode is selected : As you exercise , _ 4 U U cator . The manual change the speed of the walking belt as desired by MANUAL mode can also be pressing the SPEED buttons . selected by repeat - edly pressing the To stop the walking belt , press the START / STOP MODE button . MODE button . The TIME / PACE display will begin to flash . To restart the walking belt , press the START / STOP To select one of the button again . To stop the walking belt and reset four workout programs , press the MODE button the displays , press the START / STOP button , re - repeatedly until the AEROBIC 1 , AEROBIC 2 , FAT move the key from the console and then reinsert BURN 1 or FAT BURN 2 indicator lights . the key . Note : The two AEROBIC programs are twenty If a preset program is selected : The speed of the minutes long ; the two FAT BURN programs are walking belt will change automatically during the thirty minutes long . The graphs on the right side of program as shown by the graphs on the right side the console show how the speed of the walking of the console . The time remaining in the program belt will change during the programs . During the will be shown in the TIME / PACE display . When the AEROBIC 1 program , for example , the speed will program is completed , the walking belt will slow to gradually increase during the first ten minutes and a stop . then gradually decrease during the last ten min - utes . Each program begins with a warm - up period If the program is too and ends with a cool - down period . difficult or too easy , the difficulty level of the program can be ad - Set the desired maximum speed setting . justed . Press the SPEED J _ o , r ' _ : ' button . If you selected the manual mode , go to step 4 . A number will begin to A , _ L If a workout pro - flash in the SPEED display . This number is the gram is selected , a maximum speed that the walking belt will reach number will flash in . . . . . . . . . . . MA _ during the program . Press the SPEED J % or V but - the SPEED display . ton repeatedly to change the maximum speed set - This number is the ting . If the maximum speed setting is increased , the maximum speed that difficulty level of the entire program will increase , tf the walking belt will the maximum speed setting is decreased , the diffi - reach during the selected program . If you want to culty level of the entire program will decrease . change the maximum speed setting , press the SPEED / _ button . The maximum speed setting can To stop the program for a moment , press the be from 4 mph and 10 mph . If the maximum speed START / STOP button . The TIME / PACE display setting is increased , the difficulty level of the entire will begin to flash . To restart the program , press program will increase , tf the maximum speed set - the START / STOP button again . To stop the pro - ting is decreased , the difficulty level of the entire gram and reset the displays , press the START / program will decrease . STOP button , remove the key from the console and then reinsert the key . Note : Pressing the MODE button will also stop the program , reset the displays and select a different mode . 9 11
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_ . ' t Change the incline of the treadmill as desired . display shows the speed MPH To change the incline of the treadmill , press the of the walking belt , in SPEIE'O11d " P'ay - - Th's incline buttons . Each time one of the buttons is miles per hour or kilome - _ ] SPE _ pressed , the incline will change by 0.5 % . The but - ters per hour . The letters tons can be held down to change the incline rapidly . " MPH " or " KPH " will ap - pear to show which unit of measurement is selected . To change the unit of measurement , hold down % GRADE the START / STOP button [ E 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 _ O while inserting the key DISTANCE LAPS into the console . An " E , " for english miles , or an f " M , " for metric kilometers , will appear in the DIS - TANCE / LAPS display . Press the SPEED _ button POWER INCLINE to change the unit of measurement . Remove and then reinsert the key . Note : In the incline display , the first indicator will CALS / FAT CALS / light when the incline is set at 1.5 % . The second PULSE indicator will light when the incline is set at 2 % or PULSE display - - This 2.5 % , the third indicator will light when the incline display shows the ap - 122 is set at 3 % or 3.5 % , and so forth . After the incline proximate numbers of CALS . EAT CALS . calories and fat calories buttons are pressed , it will take a moment for the treadmill to reach the selected incline setting . you have burned ( see FAT BURNING on page 17 ) . Every seven sec - onds , the display will change from one number to r _ Follow your progress with the LED track and the four displays . the other , as shown by the arrows in the display . This display will also show your heart rate when The LED Track - - the pulse sensor is used ( see step 7 ) . The LED track rep - resents a distance Measure your heart rate , if desired . B of 1 / 4 mile . As you Stand on the exercise , the indi - Metal Contacts cators around the foot rails and track will light one place your hands on the at a time until you metal contacts have completed 1 / 4 mile . A new lap will then begin . on the handrail . DISTANCE / LAPS Your palms Arrow display - - This display must be resting PULSE shows the distance that on the upper v you have walked or run contacts , and DISTANCE LAPS - t29 and the number of laps your fingers must CALS . FAT CALS . you have completed ( one be touching the lower contacts - - lap equals 1 / 4 mile ) . The display will alternate between one number and the other every seven avoid moving seconds , as shown by the arrows in the display . your hands while measuring your heart rate . After a moment , the heart - shaped indicator in the TIME / PACE display - - CALS / FAT CALS / PULSE display will flash This display shows the steadily and a " P " will appear in the display . After elapsed time and your cur - a few seconds , three dashes ( - - - ) will appear in rent pace ( pace is mea - the display and your heart rate will be shown . For TIME PACE sured in minutes per mile ) . the most accurate heart rate reading , continue to hold the contacts for about 15 seconds . The display will alternate between one number and the other every seven seconds , as shown by the arrows in the display . 12
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PULSE SENSOR TROUBLE - SHOOTING When you are finished exercising , remove the key . Make sure to stand on the foot rails and avoid moving your hands while measuring your heart Step onto the foot rails and remove the key from the console . Keep the key in a secure place . rate . Excessive movement may interfere with heart rate readings . If the pulse sensor is not used correctly , your heart rate will not be shown . In addition , move the on / off switch to the off posi - tion and unplug the power cord . ( See the drawing on page 10 . ) Do not hold the metal contacts too tightly ; doing so may interfere with heart rate readings . THE INFORMATION MODE For the most accurate heart rate reading , wait for about 15 seconds . To access the information mode , hold down the START / STOP button while inserting the key into the console . For optimal performance of the pulse sensor , keep the metal contacts clean . The contacts can be An " Ei ' for english miles , or cleaned with a soft cloth - - never use alcohol , an " M , " for metric kilometers , abrasives , or chemicals . will appear in the DISTANCE / . . ! . . . E . LAPS display . If you want to DISTANCE LAPS change the unit of measure - ment , press the SPEED _ button . The TIME / PACE display will show the total number of hours the treadmill has been used . TiME PACE The SPEED display will show the total number of miles that the walking belt has moved . To exit the information mode , remove the key from the console . 13
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HOW TO FOLD AND MOVE THE TREADMILL HOW TO FOLD THE TREADMILL FOR STORAGE Before folding the treadmill , adjust the incline to the lowest position . If this is not done , the treadmill may be permanently damaged . Next , unplug the power cord . CAUTION : You must be able to safely lift 45 pounds ( 20 kg ) in order to raise , lower , or move the treadmill . 1 . Hold the treadmill with your hands in the locations shown at the right . CAUTION : To decrease the possibility of in - jury , bend your legs and keep your back straight . As you raise the treadmill , make sure to lift with your legs rather than your back . Raise the treadmill about halfway to the vertical position . 2 . Move your right hand to the position shown and hold the Open treadmill firmly . Using your left thumb , slide the storage latch to the left and hold it . Raise the treadmill until the storage latch closes over the catch . Make sure that the storage latch is fully closed over the catch , To protect the floor or carpet from damage , place a Closed Storage mat under the treadmill . Keep the treadmill out of _ i _ _ Latch _ direct sunlight . Do not leave the treadmill in the stor - age position in temperatures above 85 ° Fahrenheit . uff = _ . - - _ Catch - - HOW TO MOVE THE TREADMILL Before moving the treadmill , convert the treadmill to the stor - - Book Holder age position as described above . Make sure that the stor - age latch is closed fully over the catch . 1 . Hold the handrails as shown and place one foot against a wheel . Do not hold or push on the book holder or the book holder may be damaged , 2 . Tilt the treadmill back until it rolls freely on the front wheels . Carefully move the treadmill to the desired location . Never move the treadmill without tipping it back . To reduce the risk of injury , use extreme caution while moving the treadmill , Do not attempt to move the treadmill over an uneven surface , Base 3 . Place one foot on the base , and carefully lower the tread - - Front Wheels mill until it is resting in the storage position . HOW TO LOWER THE TREADMILL FOR USE 1 . Refer to drawing 2 above . Hold the upper end of the treadmill with your right hand as shown . Using your left thumb , slide the storage latch to the left and hold it . Pivot the treadmill down until the frame is past the storage latch . 2 . Refer to drawing 1 above . Hold the treadmill firmly with both hands , and lower the treadmill to the floor . CAUTION : To decrease the possibility of injury , bend your legs and keep your back straight , 14
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MAINTENANCE AND TROUBLE - SHOOTING Most treadmill problems can be solved by following the simple steps below . Find the symptom that applies , and follow the steps listed . If further assistance is needed , call our toll - free HELPLINE at 1 - 800 - 736 - 6879 , Monday through Saturday , 7 a . m . until 7 p . m . Central Time ( excluding holidays ) . 1 . SYMPTOM : THE POWER DOES NOT TURN ON a . Make sure that the power cord is plugged into a surge suppressor , and that the surge suppressor is plugged into a properly grounded outlet ( see page 9 ) . Use only a single - outlet surge suppressor that is UL 1449 listed as a transient voltage surge suppressor ( TVSS ) . The surge suppressor must have a UL suppressed voltage rating of 400 volts or less and a minimum surge dissipation of 450 joules . The surge suppressor must be electrically rated for 120 volts AC and 15 amps . b . After the power cord has been plugged in , make sure that the key is inserted into the console as far as it will go . See step 1 on page 10 . c . Check the circuit breaker located on the treadmill near the c power cord . If the switch protrudes as shown , the circuit S breaker has tripped . To reset the circuit breaker , wait for five Reset minutes and then press the switch back in . Tripped d . Check the on / off switch located on the treadmill near the power cord . The switch must be in the on position . Position on 2 . SYMPTOM : THE POWER TURNS OFF DURING USE a . Check the circuit breaker located on the treadmill frame near the power cord ( see 1 . c . above ) . If the circuit breaker has tripped , wait for five minutes and then press the switch back in . b . Make sure that the power cord is plugged in . c . Remove the key from the console . Reinsert the key fully into the console . See step 1 on page 10 . d . Make sure that the on / off switch is in the on position . e . If the treadmill still will not run , please call our toll - free HELPLINE . 3 , SYMPTOM : THE DISPLAYS OF THE CONSOLE DO NOT FUNCTION PROPERLY a . Remove the key and unplug the power cord , Remove the screws from the hood . Carefully remove the hood . Locate the Reed Switch ( 21 ) and the Magnet ( 43 ) on the left side of the Pulley ( 42 ) . Turn the Pulley until the Magnet is aligned with the Reed Switch . Make sure that the gap between the Magnet and the Reed Switch is about 1 / 8 " . If necessary , loosen the Reed Switch Screw ( 76 ) and move the Reed Switch slightly . Retighten the Screw . Re - attach the hood , and run the treadmill for a few minutes to check for a correct speed reading . 15
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4 , SYMPTOM : The walking belt slows when walked on a . Use only a UL - listed surge suppressor , rated at 15 amps , with a 14 - gauge cord of five feet or less in length . b . If the walking belt is overtightened , treadmill performance may b o , , A " decrease and the walking belt may be permanently damaged . Remove the key and UNPLUG THE POWER CORD . Using the allen wrench , turn both rear roller adjustment bolts counterclock - wise , 1 / 4 of a turn . When the walking belt is properly tightened , you should be able to lift each side of the walking belt 3 to 4 inches off the walking platform . Be careful to keep the walking belt centered . Plug in the power cord , insert the key and run the treadmill for a few minutes . Repeat until the walking belt is prop - erly tightened . Rear Roller Adjustment Bolts c . If the walking belt still slows when walked on , please call our toll - free HELPLINE . 5 , SYMPTOM : The walking belt is off - center a . If the walking belt has shifted to the left , first remove the key and UNPLUG THE POWER CORD . Using the allen wrench , turn the left rear roller adjustment bolt clockwise , and the right bolt coun - terclockwise , 1 / 4 of a turn each . Be careful not to overtighten the walking belt . Plug in the power cord , insert the key and run the treadmill for a few minutes . Repeat until the walking belt is cen - tered . b . If the walking belt has shifted to the right , first remove the key and UNPLUG THE POWER CORD . Using the allen wrench , turn the left rear roller adjustment bolt counterclockwise , and the right bolt clockwise , 1 / 4 of a turn each . Be careful not to overtighten the walking belt . Plug in the power cord , insert the key and run the treadmill for a few minutes . Repeat until the walking belt is centered . 6 , SYMPTOM : The walking belt slips when walked on a . If the walking belt slips when walked on , first remove the key and UNPLUG THE POWER CORD . Using the allen wrench , turn both rear roller adjustment bolts clockwise , 1 / 4 of a turn . When the walking belt is correctly tightened , you should be able to lift each side of the walking belt 3 to 4 inches off the walking plat - form . Be careful to keep the walking belt centered . Plug in the power cord , insert the key and carefully walk on the treadmill for a few minutes . Repeat until the walking belt is properly tight - ened . 16
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CONDITIONING GUIDELINES uses easily accessible carbohydrate calories for en - ergy . Only after the first few minutes does your body _ WARNING : Before beginning this begin to use stored fat calories for energy . If your goal or any exercise program , consult your physi - is to burn fat , adjust the speed and incline of the tread - cian . This is especially important for individu - mill until your heart rate is near the lowest number in als over the age of 35 or individuals with pre - your training zone . It may also be helpful to use one of existing health problems . the console's FAT BURN programs ( see pages 10 to 13 ) . The pulse sensor is not a medical device . For maximum fat burning , adjust the speed and incline Various factors , including your movement , of the treadmill until your heart rate is near the middle may affect the accuracy of heart rate readings , number in your training zone . The sensor is intended only as an exercise aid in determining heart rate trends in general . Aerobic Exercise If your goal is to strengthen your cardiovascular sys - The following guidelines will help you to plan your ex - tem , your exercise must be " aerobic . " Aerobic exercise ercise program . Remember - - these are general guide - is activity that requires large amounts of oxygen for lines only . For more detailed exercise information , ob - prolonged periods of time . This increases the demand tain a reputable book or consult your physician . on the heart to pump blood to the muscles , and on the lungs to oxygenate the blood . For aerobic exercise , EXERCISE INTENSITY adjust the speed and incline of the treadmill until your heart rate is near the highest number in your training Whether your goal is to burn fat or to strengthen your zone . It may also be helpful to use one of the console's cardiovascular system , the key to achieving the AEROBIC programs ( see pages 10 to 13 ) . desired results is to exercise with the proper intensity . The proper intensity level can be found by using your WORKOUT GUIDELINES heart rate as a guide . The chart below shows recom - mended heart rates for fat burning and aerobic exercise . Each workout should include the following three parts : A Warm - up - - Start each workout with 5 to 10 minutes HEART RATE TRAiNiNG ZONES of stretching and light exercise . A proper warm - up in - • AEROBIC 165 155 145 140 130 125 115 creases your body temperature , heart rate and circula - MAX FAT 8URN 145 138 130 125 118 110 103 FAT BURN 125 120 115 110 105 95 90 tion in preparation for exercise . • Age 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 Training Zone Exercise - - After warming up , increase the intensity of your exercise until your pulse is in your training zone for 20 to 60 minutes . ( During the first few To find the proper heart rate for you , first find your age weeks of your exercise program , do not keep your near the bottom of the chart ( ages are rounded off to pulse in your training zone for longer than 20 minutes . ) the nearest ten years ) . Next , find the three numbers Breathe regularly and deeply as you exercise - - never above your age . The three numbers define your " train - hold your breath . ing zone . " The lower two numbers are recommended heart rates for fat burning ; the higher number is the A Cool - down - - Finish each workout with 5 to 10 min - recommended heart rate for aerobic exercise . utes of stretching to cool down . This will increase the flexibility of your muscles and will help prevent post - ex - To measure your heart rate during exercise , use the ercise problems . pulse sensor on the console . If your heart rate is too high or too low , adjust the speed and incline of the Exercise Frequency treadmill . To maintain or improve your condition , complete three Fat Burning workouts each week , with at least one day of rest be - tween workouts . After a few months , you may com - To burn fat effectively , you must exercise at a relatively plete up to five workouts each week if desired . The key low intensity level for a sustained period of time . to success is to make exercise a regular and enjoyable During the first few minutes of exercise , your body part of your everyday life . 17 17
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SUGGESTED STRETCHES The correct form for several basic stretches is shown at the right . Move slowly as you stretch - - never bounce . 1 . Toe Touch Stretch Stand with your knees bent slightly and slowly bend forward from your hips . Allow your back and shoulders to relax as you reach down toward your toes as far as possible . Hold for 15 counts , then relax . Repeat 3 times . Stretches : Hamstrings , back of knees and back . 2 . Hamstring Stretch Sit with one leg extended . Bring the sole of the opposite foot toward you and rest it against the inner thigh of your extended leg . Reach toward your toes as far as possible . Hold for 15 counts , then relax . Repeat 3 times for each leg . Stretches : Hamstrings , lower back and groin . 3 . Calf / Achilles Stretch With one leg in front of the other , reach forward and place your hands against a wall . Keep your back leg straight and your back foot flat on the floor . Bend your front leg , lean forward and move your hips toward the wall . Hold for 15 counts , then relax . Repeat 3 times for each leg . To cause further stretching of the achilles tendons , bend your back leg as well . Stretches : Calves , achilles tendons and ankles . 4 4 . Quadriceps Stretch With one hand against a wall for balance , reach back and grasp one foot with your other hand . Bring your heel as close to your buttocks as possible . Hold for 15 counts , then relax . Repeat 3 times for each leg . Stretches : Quadriceps and hip muscles . 5 . Inner Thigh Stretch Sit with the soles of your feet together and your knees outward . Pull your feet toward your groin area as far as possible . Hold for 15 counts , then relax . Repeat 3 times . Stretches : Quadriceps and hip muscles . 18
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PART LIST - - Model No . 831.297793 RO299A To locate the parts listed below , refer to the EXPLODED DRAWING attached in the center of this manual . Key Key Key No , Qty , Description No , Qty , Description No , Qty , Description 1 1 Motor Belt 44 6 Platform Screw 87 1 Console Base 2 1 Pulley / Flywheel / Fan 45 4 Isolator 88 1 Console 3 4 Motor Nut 46 4 Isolator Screw 89 4 Pulse Sensor Plate 4 * 1 Motor / Pulley / Fly . / Fan 47 17 Belly Pan Fastener 90 1 Key / Clip 5 3 Incline Motor Bolt 48 1 Console Wire Harness 91 1 Incline Motor Plate 6 1 Incline Motor Spacer 49 2 Belt Guide 92 2 Pulse Bar Bolt 7 1 Incline Motor 50 1 Console Cover 93 4 Hood Screw 8 1 Stop Bracket 51 1 Front Belly Pan 94 1 Motor Hood 9 1 Small Nut 52 1 Power Supply 95 2 Front Wheel 10 2 Star Washer 53 2 Cable Tie Clamp 96 1 Pulse Bar 11 1 Optic Switch 54 1 Cable Tie 97 4 Base Pad 12 1 Frame 55 1 Walking Belt 98 8 Console Screw 13 1 Small Bolt 56 2 Roller Guard 99 1 Wrench Clip 14 1 Incline Optic Disk 57 1 Rear Roller 100 1 Allen Wrench 15 8 Incline Motor Nut 58 2 Rear Isolator 101 8 Short Screw 16 16 Screw 59 2 Rear Foot 102 1 Front Roller Adj . Nut 17 4 Plastic Stand - Off 60 11 Rear Foot Screw 103 2 Extension Leg 18 2 Hood Bracket ( short ) 61 1 Ground Wire 104 2 Extension Leg Cap 19 2 Hood Bracket ( long ) 62 3 Ground Wire Screw 105 1 Shock 20 2 Warning Decal 63 1 Belly Pan 106 1 Incline Spacer 21 1 Reed Switch 64 1 Rear Endcap 107 1 Incline Motor Shield 22 1 Reed Switch Clip 65 2 Rear Roller Bolt 108 1 Book Holder 23 1 Motor / Controller Wire 66 1 Motor 109 1 Right Foot Rail Cap 24 1 Controller 67 1 Latch Decal 110 1 Plastic Shield 25 1 Electronics Bracket 68 2 Rear Platform Screw 111 2 Foot Rail Insert 26 1 Circuit Breaker 69 1 Access Plate 112 1 Motor Tension Nut 27 1 Power Cord 70 1 Latch Catch 113 1 Motor Tension Bolt 28 1 Power Cord Grommet 71 1 Walking Platform 114 4 Long Screw 29 1 On / Off Switch 72 5 8 " cable Tie 115 1 Motor Tension Bushing 30 1 Inlet Bracket 73 4 4 " cable Tie 116 1 Motor Tension Washer 31 1 Incline Leg 74 1 Left Handrail # 1 8 " Blue Wire , 2 F 32 2 Frame Pivot Bolt 75 2 Handrail Endcap # 1 4 " Blue Wire , 2 F 33 2 Frame Pivot Spacer 76 7 Reed Switch Screw # 1 10 " White Wire , 2 F 34 1 Upright Wire Harness 77 1 Storage Latch # 1 4 " White Wire , M / F 35 1 Front Roller Adj . Bolt 78 4 Handrail Bolt # 1 9 " Wire Harness 36 7 Washer 79 2 Small Upright Plug # 1 4 " Black Wire , 2 F 37 1 Choke 80 4 Cage Nut # 1 4 " Green Wire 38 4 Motor Bolt 81 4 Motor Star Washer # 1 8 " Green / Yellow Wire 39 4 Cap Screw 82 1 Upright # 1 User's Manual 40 1 Left Foot Rail Cap 83 2 Incline Pivot Bolt 41 2 Foot Rail 84 2 Incline Pivot Washer * Includes all parts shown in the box 42 1 Front Roller / Pulley 85 1 Right Handrail # These parts are not illustrated 43 1 Magnet 86 2 Wheel Bolt 19
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The model number and serial number of your PROFORM _ " J6si Model No , 831,297793 treadmill are listed on a decal attached to the frame . See the front cover of this manual to find the location of the decal . All replacement parts are available for immediate purchase or QUESTIONS ? special order when you visit your nearest SEARS Service Center . To request service or to order parts by telephone , call the toll - free If you find that : numbers listed at the left . • you need help assembling or operating the PROFORM J6si When requesting help or service , or ordering parts , please be treadmill prepared to provide the following information : • a part is missing • The NAME OF THE PRODUCT ( PROFORM _ J6si treadmill ) • or you need to schedule repair service • The MODEL NUMBER OF THE PRODUCT ( 831.297793 ) call our toll - free HELPLINE • The KEY NUMBER AND DESCRIPTION OF THE PART ( see the EXPLODED DRAWING and PART LIST included in this manual ) 1 - 800 - 736 - 6879 Monday - Saturday , 7 am - 7 pm Central Time ( excluding holidays ) REPLACEMENT PARTS If parts become worn and need to be replaced , call the following toll - free number 1 - 800 - FON - PART ( 1 - 800 - 366 - 7278 ) FULL 90 DAY WARRANTY For 90 days from the date of purchase , if failure occurs due to defect in material or workmanship in this SEARS TREADMILL EXERCISER , contact the nearest SEARS Service Center throughout the United States and SEARS will repair or replace the TREADMILL EXERCISER , free of charge . This warranty does not apply when the TREADMILL EXERCISER is used commercially or for rental pur - poses . This warranty gives you specific legal rights , and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state . SEARS , ROEBUCK AND CO , , DEPT , 817WA , HOFFMAN ESTATES , IL 60179 Part No . 152906 J00352 - C RO299A Printed in USA © 1999 Sears , Roebuck and Co .
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