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PRO . FORM Model No . 831.298301 Serial No . Find the serial number in the location shown below . Write the serial number in the space above for reference . Sedal Number Decal LIBRARY : Received , Copied Entered , LIS . _ . _ _ . . Received _ Scanned _ Batch # _ USER'S MANUAL SEARS , ROEBUCK AND CO . , HOFFMAN ESTATES , IL 60179
PRO ' ORM TABLE OF CONTENTS IMPORTANT PRECAUTIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 BEFORE YOU BEGIN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 ASSEMBLY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 OPERATION AND ADJUSTMENT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 HOW TO FOLD AND MOVE THE TREADMILL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 MAINTENANCE AND TROUBLE - SHOOTING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . _ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 CONDITIONING GUIDELINES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 PART LIST _ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 ooo * oo . . Â° * . â€¢ â€¢ o _ . . Â° . â€¢ â€¢ â€¢ â€¢ â€¢ â€¢ ORDERING REPLACEMENT PARTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Cover FULL 90 - DAY WARRANTY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Cover Note : An EXPLODED DRAWING is attached In the center of this manual . 2
The decals shown at the right and below have been placed on your treadmill . If one of the decals is Never allow children on missing , or if it is not legible , please or around treadmill . call our toll - free HELPLINE to order a free replacement decal ( see the back Storage latch must be cover of this manual ) . Apply the fully engaged before treadmill is moved or decal in the location shown . stored . Incline must be set at lowest level before folding treadmill into storage position . IEKEEPHANDSANDFEETAWAYON . FROMTHISAREAWHILETHT TRE . _ DMILILSINOPERA 4
BEFORE YOU BEGIN Monday through Saturday , 7 a . m . until 7 p . m . Central Congratulations for selecting the innovative PROFORM = 985 CD treadmill , The 985 CD treadmill features revo - Time ( excluding holidays ) . To help us assist you , please note the product model number and serial hum * . utionary CD COACH technology and an impressive array of other features to help you get the most from ber before calling . The model number of the treadmill is 831.298301 . The sedal number can be found on a every workout . And when you're not exercising , the decal attached to the treadmill ( see the front cover of unique 985 CD treedmlli can be folded up , requiring less 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 below and familiarize yourself with the parts that are using the treadmill . If you have additional questions , labeled . please call our toll - free HELPLINE at 1 - 800 - 736 - 6879 , CD Case Holder Book Holder Water Bottle Holder ( Bottle not included ) Accessory Tray Handrails Storage Latch Key / Clip LEFT SIDE RIGHTSIDE Walking On / Off Switch Circuit Breaker Foot Rails - Wheel Power Cerd Cushioned Walking Platform Rear Roller â€¢ Adjustment Bolts 5
ASSEMBLY Assembly requires two people . Set the treadmill In a cleared area and remove all paddng materials . Do not dispose of the packing materials until assembly Is completed . A phillips screwdriver ( _ ( not included ) rnay be needed for a _ embly . Note : The underside of the treadmiit walking belt Is coated with high - performance lubdcant . Dudng shipping , a small amount of lubricant may be transferred to the top of the walking belt or the shipping carton . This is a normal condition and does not affect treadmill performance . If there is lubricant on top of the walking belt , simply wipe off the lubdcent with a soft cloth and a mild , non - abrasive cleaner . 1 . With the help of a second person , carefully raise the Updghts ( 15 ) unt = lthe treadmill is in the position shown . 120 2 . Make sure that the Lock Knob Sleeve ( 93 ) Is fully in - 2 serted into the left Upright ( 15 ) . Remove the Look Knob ( 92 ) from the Look Pin ( 97 ) . Make sure that the Look Pin Collar ( 95 ) and the Spring ( 94 ) are on the Look Pin . Insert the Lock Pin into the left Updght ( 15 ) and tighten the Look Knob onto it . 92 93 3 . Obsewe the two Rear Feet ( 120 ) at the rear of the tread - 3 mill ( see figure I above ) . If there Is a Space between one of the Feet and the floor , the included spacer will need to be attached . Hold the treadmill firmly with botl _ hands , and raise the treadmUlto the storage position as described on page 13 . Usinga phillips scrawddver , remove the Screw ( 75 ) and the RealLFo . ot ( 120 ) from the side that was raised off the floor . Snap the _ rovided Rear Foot Spacer ( 102 ) onto the Rear Foot . Reattach the Rear Foot to the treadmill Frame ( 79 ) . , oiil / d / / Hold the treadmill firmly with both hands , and lower the treadmill as described on page 13 . 4 . Make sure that all parts are tightened before you use the treadmill . Place a mat under the treadmill to protect the floor or carpet . Note : Keep the included allen wrench in a secure location . The allen wrench is 6 used to adjust the walking belt ( see page t5 ) .
OPERATION AND ADJUSTMENT THE PERFORMANT LUBE TM WALKING BELT This product is for use on a nominal 120 - volt circuit , end 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 illustratedIn drawing 2 may be IMPORTANT : Never apply silicene 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 propedy form . Such substances will detedorate the walking grounded outlet Is not available . belt and cause excessive wear . HOW TO PLUG IN THE POWER CORD , . _ - - - - Grounded Outlet Box _ . l _ SurgeSupp ressor ii Ground , ngP , n Grounded Outlet firounding Plug " _ 2 Groueded Outlet Box Your treadmill , like any other type of sophisticated tar Surge Suppressor electronic equipment , can be seriously damaged by sudden voltage changes in your home's power . Voltage surges , spikes , and noise intederenca can result from weather conditions or from other appliances being tumed on or off . To decrease the possibility of your treadmill being damaged , always use a surge suppressor with your treadmill ( see drawing 1 at Met , Screw 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 1 ; _ - 49listed as a transient voltage by a qualified electrician . surge suppressor ( TVSS ) . The surge suppressor must have a UL suppressed voltage ratingof 400 volts or The green - colored dgld 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 electdc current to reduce the _ isk 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 . 7
CONSOLEDIAGRAM DL y Consoidis ; lays Program Select Buttons - Pause / Bu _ ons PRO _ ORA4 . . . \ Lift here to open CD \ The PROFORM Â° 985 CD console offers an impressive array of features to help you get the most from your workouts . When the manual modeof the console is selected , the speed and incline of the treadmill can be changed with a touch of a button . As you exercise , four displays will provide continuous exercise feedback . The console also features revolutionary PROFORM " CD COACH technology . This breakthrough technology allows the console to play specially - designed CD's that lnterectively edjust the speed and incline of the treadmill while a personal trainer coaches you through every step of your workout . The CD's include high - energy music for added motivaUon . And with the included hand weights , you can add upper - body exercise to your workouts . The included CD's feature two different 30 - minute workout programs - - - one program that tar'getsf _ . t - burning and one program that focuses on interval training for aerobic conditioning . Each program was specially designed by Our AFA TM certified personal trainer . A selection of other CD's is also available . Refer to the card accompanying this treadmill to pur - chase additional CD's . Note : The console can display speed and distance in miles or kilometers ( see HOW TO SELECT MILES OR KILOMETERS on page 12 ) . For simplicity , all instruc - tions in this manual refer to miles . 8
To stop the walking belt , press the STOP button . The four displays will pause and the TIME / PACE dtsplay _ 111begin to flesh . To restart the walking belt , press the SPEED A button . To stop the walk - Before using the console , make sure that the power Ing belt and reset the displays , press the STOP cord is prepedy plugged In . button , remove the key , and then reinsert the key . ' See HOW TO PLUG iN THE POWER CORD on Adi'ust the Incline as desired . page 7 . ) In addition , make sure that the on / off switch , Position OnJ To vary the intensity of located near the power your exercise , change cord , is in the on position . the incline of the tread - mill as desired by press - When you are ready to begin exercising , step onto the ing the INCLINE buttons . foot rails of the treadmill . Find the clip attached to the Each time one of the key and slide the dip onto the waistband of your clothing . buttons is pressed , the incline will change by 0.5 % . The incline range is Follow _ steps below to operate the console . 1.5 % to 10 % . Note : When one of the INCLINE but - tons is pressed , the INCLINE / DISTANCE display will show the incline setting for seven U Insert the key into the console . seconds . After the buttons are pressed , it may A moment after the key is I ' - _ _ _ 1 take a moment for the treadmill to reach the se - inserted , the four displays lected incline setting . and the manual indicator will light . In addition , a Follow your progress with the four displays . number will appear in the CD display for five sec - TIME / PACE display - - onds . This number indicates the current volume set - This display shows the ring of the CD player . elapsed time and your Select the manual mode . current pace ( pace is B measured in minutes per i mi / e ) . Every seven sec - When the key is inserted , ends , the display will change from one number to the manual mode will au - the other . The PACE indicator will I ! ght when your tomatically be selected . pace Is shown . If you have selected the CD program mode , SPEED displaymThis press the SELECT MODE button to select the manual mode . display shows the speed of the walking belt , in miles per hour or kilome - _ 1 Press the SPEED Z _ button to start the walking ters per hour . ( See HOW belt . TO SELECT MILES OR KILOMETERS on page 12 . ) A moment after the but - ton is pressed , the walk - CALORIES / FAT - CALO - ing belt will begin to RIES display - - This dis - move at 1.0 mph . Hold play shows the numbers the handrails and begin of calories and fat cato - walking . des you have burned ( see FAT BURNING on As you exemise , change the speed of the walking page 16 for an explanation of fat calodes ) . Every belt as desired by pressing the SPEED buttons . seven seconds , the display will change from one Each time one of the buttons is pressed , the . _ . number to the other . The FAT CALS indica ! or will speed will change by 0.1 mph . If the buttons ar _ light when the number of fat calories is shown . held down , the speed will change in increments of 0.5 mph . The speed range is 0.5 mph to 10.0 mph .
the headphones while the key Is in the console , If the headphones become unplugged duflng shows the d'mtance " J _ at exercise , atop the treaIfroill end remove the the walking belt has key before plugging the headphones back In . moved and the Incfine level of the treadmill . Every seven seconds , the To keep the headphone display yell change from one number to the other . wire out of the way , slide The DISTANCE indicator will light when the dis - the wire Into the clip , as tance Is shown . shown in the inset drawing . Clip Note : I . fyou have pur - r _ wllen you are finished exercising , stop the walking belt and remove the key . chased optional stereo speakers , you may disre - Step onto the foot roilsand press the STOP button . gard this step and go to step 2 . To purchase Next , change the incline of the treadmill to 1.5 % . speakers , refer to the card accompanying this The incline must be at 1.5 % when the treadmill treadmill . is folded to the storage position or the tread - roill will be damaged . Insert the key into the console . E ! Remove the key from the console and put it in a A moment after the key is secure place . In addition , move the on / off switch to inserted , the four d'mplays the off position and unplugthe power cord . and the manual Indicator Willlight . In addition , the current volume setting of the CD player will appear fbr five seconds In the CD display . When you use a CO workout program , a certified per - Select the CD program mode . sonsl trainer will guide you th . roughyour workout as the CD Intemctively controls the speed and incline of the When the key is inserted , treadmill . The included = Rhythm Mix " CD's contain two the manual mode will be workout programs : selected . Press the SE - LECT MODE button to â€¢ Fat Burning ( Level 1 ) - - This 30 - rninute workout select the CD program reaches a maximum speed of 4.2 mph and has an mode . Note : The incline average speed of 3.4 mph . The maximum Incline level of the treadmill will automatically change to 1.5 % is 9 % and the average incline level is 3 % . Note : All when this mode is selected . programs are designated level 1 or level 2 ; level 2 programs provide more intense workouts . B Insert Disc I into the CD player . â€¢ Interval Training ( Level 2 ) - - - - This 30 - - minute workout Lift the lid of the CD reaches a maximum speed of 6.0 mph and has an Lift here to open the player in the Indicated average speed of 3.9 mph . The maximum incline level CD location , Carefully is 8 % and the average incline level is 3.5 % . insert Disc I into the CD player and close Follow the steps below to use a CDworkout program . the lid . Note : Lifting the lid during a CD B Put on the headphones . workout program will stop the CD player PIvg the included and the walking belt . hea . dphones fully into Headphone i â€¢ the jacl < on the con - Jack Press the play button . sole . Next , put on the headphones . CAUTION : Use only button is pressed , your the included head - personal trainer will begin phones with the guiding you through your console . Do not workout . Simply follow l0 plug in or unplug the instructions .
WhenDisc1begins walking belt wal begin to move . To stop the program playinga , " 1 " nwillappearg befora It is completed , press the STOP button . IntheCDdisplayD . uudr trackI of Disc1 , yo Adjust the volume If desired . [ ] personatrlainerwill demonstratCeDnology . COACHtechB : press the VOLUME but - CAUTION esureto tons . The current volume ProgramSelect listento trackI oningthe setting will appear in the Buttons To uIsI , evo , ume , DiscI beforeus CD display . There are twoworkoutprograms . ten volume settings . Track 2 on Disc i is the Fat Buming program . Track B Follow your progress with the four displays . 2 will begin after track 1 , and can also be selected with the program select buttons . After a buttoq is See step 5 on page 9 . pressed , an indicatorwiUmove around the CD dis - play'for a few seconds and then the number ' 2 " will r _ When the program is completed , remove the appear . CAUTION : To scan forward or backward key . during a program , stand on the foot rails and hold down the program select buttons . Make sure that the incline of the treadmill is at 1.5 % . The incline must be at 1,5 % when the Track 1 on Disc 2 is the Interval program . To use treadmill is folded to the storage position or this program , insert Disc 2 into the CD player . the treadmill will be damaged . Dudng each program , an electronic'chirping = sound Remove the key from the console and put it in a will alert you when the speed and / or inclineof the secure place . In addition , move the on / off switch to treadmill is about to change . CAUTION : Always the off position and unplug the power cord . listen for the = chirp " and be prepared for speed and / or incline changes . In some Instances , the speed and / or incline will change before the personal trainer describes the change . If the speed and incline settings are too high or too If desired , you can play your own music CD's in the CD low , you can manually override the settings at any player . To play music CD's , select the manual mode time by pressing the SPEED and INCLINE but - ( see HOW TO USE THE MANUAL MODE on page 9 ) . tons . However , when the next = chirp " is heard , Note : Do not play CD's longer than 55 minutes . the speed and incline will change back to the While music CD's are playing , the number of the current programmed settings . track will not be shown in the CD display ; an indicator will move repeatedly around the CD display . INC / JNE ! D | ST _ LL II 2 / 2 / I1 _ . _ , ! sl = o _ To pause the program , press the pause button . The four displays will pause , the TIME / PACE display will begin to flash , and the letters = PA " will appear in the CD display . To restart the program , press the play button . When the next chirp is heard , the 11
Theconsolecandisplayspeedanddistancein miles A vadety of exciting CD's Is available for purchase . or kilometers . To check the unit of measuremenL hold Each CD set Includes two new 30 - minute workout down the STOP button _ hile programs . Inserting the key into the con - To purchase additional CD's , refer to the card aCcom - sole . The CALORIES / FAT panying this treadmill . CALOR ! ES display will show an " E , = for English miles , or an = M , = for Metric kilometers . To change the unit of measurement , press the SPEED / k button . If you want to use ment is displayed _ the TIME / _ nME _ O CD workout pro _ PACE display will show the grams or listen to OetheuI'no ; lflmeasure total number of hours that the music CO's without treadmill has been used . headphones , your treadmill can be up - graded with optional stereo speakers . total number of miles that the ff . _ In add'Cdon , the INCUNF _ JDIS - I _ l _ - = = _ = o _ TANCE display will show the _ = _ walking belt has moved . The stf _ raospeakers â€¢ mount directJyto your treadmill and When you are finished viewing the unit of measure - COnnecteasily to the ment , total time , and total distance , remove the key from the console . integral CD player . b purchase the stereospeaker kit , referto thecard ccompanyingthistreadmill . 12 % .
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 per - manently damaged . Next , unplug the power cord . CAU - TION : 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 injury , bend your legs and keep your back straight . As you raise the treadmill , make sure to lift with your legs rather than _ our back . Raise the treadmill about halfway to the vertk _ alposition . 2 . Move your right hand to the position shown and hold the 2 treadmill firmly . Using your left hand , pull the latch knob to the left and hold it . Raise the treadmill until the latch pin Is aligned with the hole in the catch . Insert the latch pin into the catch . Make sure that the latch pin is fully Inserted into the catch . To protect the floor or carpet from damage , place a mat under the treadmill . Keep the treadmill out of direct sunlight . Do not leave the treadmill in the Storage position In temperatures above 85 Â° Fahrenheit . HOW TO MOVE THE TREADMILL Before moving the treadmill , convert the treadmill to the storage position as described above . Make sure that the latch pin is fully inserted into the catch . 1 . Hold the treadmill 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 untilit roilsfreely on the front wheals ; 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 . 3 . Place one foot on the base , and carefully lower the treadmill E _ J - - - - J " ' _ - FrentWheels J until it is resting in the storage position . HOW TO LOWER THE TREADMILL FOR USE 1 . Refer to drawing 2 above . Hold the treadmill with your right hand as shown . Using your left hand , pull the latch knob to the left and hold it . Pivot the treadmill down until the frame is past the pin . Slowly release the latch knob . 2 . Refer to drawing 1 . Hold the treadmill firmly with both hands , and lower the treadmill to the floor . CAUTION : â€¢ To decrease the possibility of Injury , bend your legs and keep your back straight . 13
â€¢ MAINTENANCE AND TROUBLE - SHOOTING Most treadmill problems ca n be solved by following the simple steps below . Rnd 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 s . m . until 7 p . m . Central Time ( excluding holidays ) _ - , Â° â€¢ Â° 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 7 ) . Use only a single - outlet surge suppressor that is UL 1449 r = stedas 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 electdcaUy 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 I on page 9 . c . Check the circuit breaker located on the treadmill near the c power cord . If the switch protrudes as shown , the circuit breaker has tripped . To reset the circuit breaker , wait for five Tripped Reset minutes and then press the switch back in . d . Check the on / off switch located on the treadmill near the d power cord . The switch must be in the on position . Position on j 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 tdpped , 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 I on page 9 . d . Make sure that the on / off switch is in the on position . s e . ff the treadmill still will not run , please call our toU - free HELPLINE . 3 . SYMPTOM : THE DISPLAYS OF THE CONSOLE DO NOT FUNCTION PROPERLY a . Remove the key from the console and UNPLUG THE POWER I CORD . Remove the screws from the hood . Carefully remove the I 1 / 8 " - - hood . Locate the Reed Switch - ( 26 ) and the Magnet ( 107 ) on the left side of the Pulley ( 12 ) . Turn the Pulley until the Magnet is 121 _ aligned with the Reed Switch . Make sure that the gap between th _ Magnet and the Reed Switch is about 1 / 8 " . If necessa _ , Io _ . _ . enthe Reed Switch Screw ( 121 ) and movetheReed Switch slightly . ' Fletighten the Screw . Re - attach the hood , and run the Top View treadmi ! Uor a few minutes to check for a correct speed reading . I b 4 . SYMPTOM : souND IS HEARD IN ONLY ONE SIDE OF THE HEADPHONES a . Make sure that the headphones are fully inserted into the headphone jack on the console .
5 . SYMPTOMT : hewalkingbelt slows when walked on a . Use only a UL - tisted surge protector , rated at 15 amps , with a 14 - gauge cord of five feet or less In length . b . If the walking belt is ovedightened , treadmill performance may b decrease and the walking belt may be permanently damaged . Remove the key and UNPLUG THE POWER CORD . Using the allen wrench , tum both rear roller adjustment bolts countemlock - wise , 1 / 4 of a turn . When the walking belt Is propedy 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 . PJugin the power cord , insert the key and run the treadmill for a few minutes . Repeat untilthe walking belt is prop - Rear Roller Adjustment Bolts erly tightened . c . If the walking belt still slows when walked on , please call our toll - fre _ ' _ HELPUNE . 6 . SYMPTOM : The walking belt Is off - center a . If the walking bolt has shifted to the left , first remove the key and UNPLUG THE POWER CORD . Using the allen wrench , tum the â€¢ left rear roller adjustment bolt clockwise , and the dght 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 untilthe 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 tum 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 . 7 . 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 . , tum 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 propedy tightened . 15
- CONDITIONING GUIDELINES Aerobic Exercise If your goal is to strengthen your cardiovascular system , your exercise must be " aerobic . " Aerobic exercise is activity that requires large amounts of oxygen for pro - longed pededs of time . This Increases the demand on the heart to pump blood to the muscles , and on the lungs to oxygenate the blood . For aerobic exercise , adjust the speed and Incline untilyour heart rate is near The following guidelines will he p you to plan your ex - the highest number inyour training zone . ercise program . For more information about exercise , consult your physician or obtain a reputable book . HOW TO MEASURE YOU HEART RATE EXERCISE INTENSITY To measure your heart rate , stop exercising Whether your goal is to bum fat or to strengthen your and place two fingers cardiovascular system , the key to achieving the desired on your wdst as results is to exercise with the proper Intensity . The shown . Take a six - proper Intensity level can be found by using your heart second heartbeat rate as a guide . The chart at the bottom of this page count _ and multiply the shows recommended heart rates for fat burning and result by ten to find aerobic exercise . your heart rate . ( A six - secof _ d count Is used because your heart rate drops To find the proper heart rate for you , first find your age quickly when you stop exercising . ) If your heart rate is at the top of the chart ( ages are rounded off to the too high or too low , adjust the speed or incline of the nearest ten years ) . Next , find the three numbers below LreadmUl accordingly . your age . The three numbers define your " training zone . " The lowest two numbers are recommended WORKOUT GUIDEUNES heart rates for fat burning , and the highest number is the recommended heart rate for aerobic exercise . Each workout should include three parts : ( 1 ) a warm - bp , ( 2 ) training zone exercise , and ( 3 ) a cool - down . Fat Bumlng Warming Up To bum fat effectively , you must exercise at a relatively low intensity level for a sustained period of time . Dudng Begin each workout with five to ten minutes of stretch - the firstfew minutes of exercise , your body uses easily ing and light exercise to warm up . A proper warm - up accessible carbohydrate calories for energy . Only after increases your body temperature , heart rate and circu - the firstfew minutes does your body begin to use stored lation in preparation for exercise . fat ca / cries for energy . If yoiJrgoal is to bum fat , adjust the speed and Incline of the treadmill untilyour heart Training Zone Exercise rate is near the lowest number in your tra ! ning zone . After warming up , increase the Intensity of your exer - For maximum fat buming , adjust the _ speed and incline cise until your head rate is in your training zone for 20 until your heart rate is near the middle number in your to 30 minutes . Breathe regularly and deeply as you training zone . exercise _ never hold your breath . I . : AGE 120130140150160 ! 701 801 16 " Â°
Cooling Down Exercise Frequency End each workout with five to ten minutes of stretching To maintain or Improve your condition , complete three to cool down . This will develop muscle flexibilityand workouts each week , with at least one day of rest be - will help to prevent post - exercise problems . tween workouts . After a few months , you may com - plete up to five workouts each week if desired . The key to success is to make exercise a regular and enjoyable part of your everyday life . SUGGESTED STRETCHES The correct form for several basic stretches is shown in the drawings 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 2 counts , then relax . Repeat 3 times . Stretches : Hamstrings , back of knees end 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 both legs . Stretches : Hamstrings , lower back and groin . 3 3 . Calf / Achtiles Stretch 4 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 fiat on the floq . ( . Bend your front leg , lean forward and move your hips toward the wall Hold for 15 counts then _ ' elax . Repeat 3 times for both legs . To cause further stretching of the achilles tendons , bend your back leg as well . Stretches : Calves , achilles tendons and ankles . 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 both legs . 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 : Quaddceps and hip muscles . 17
â€¢ PART LIST - - Model No . 831.298301 RO599A To identify pads listed below , refer to the EXPLODED DRAWING attached In the center of this manual . Key Key No . Qty . Description No . Qty , Description 1 2 Center Track 52 4 Plastic Stand - off 2 2 Foot Rail 53 1 Power Cord 3 1 Grommet 1 Left Foot Rail Cap 54 4 1 On / Off Switch 1 Front Roller Adjustment Nut 55 5 4 Isolator 56 1 Circuit Breaker 6 1 Outlet Bracket 4 Bumper 57 7 4 Platform Screw 58 2 Motor Tension Bushing 8 2 Belt Guide 1 Walking Platform 59 9 2 Frame Pivot Bolt 60 1 Shock 10 2 Frame Pivot Spacer 61 1 Front Belly Pan 11 1 Walking Belt 62 1 Right Foot Rail Cap 12 22 Plastic Fastener 1 Front RoUer / Pullay 63 13 16 Small Screw 64 1 Console Base 14 1 Motor Belt 65 6 3 / 4 " Console Screw 15 1 Crossbar Handrail 1 Updght / Base 66 " 16 1 Incline Frame 67 2 Rear Isolator 17 1 Hood Bracket ( long ) 68 1 Belly Pan 18 4 Console Plate Screw 1 Front Roller / Pulley 69 " 19 1 50 " Power Wire Harness 70 4 Hood Screw 2O 1 Motor Tension Spacer 71 1 Key / Clip 21 8 Nut 72 2 Cap Screw 22 1 lift Motor Shield 73 1 Rear Endcap 23 2 Incline Motor Bolt 74 * * 1 Optional Speaker Kit 24 1 Alien Wrench 75 10 Bumper Screw / Belly Pan Screw 25 1 Incline Motor " 76 2 Rear Roller Adj . Bolt 26 1 Reed Switch 77 2 Caution Decal 27 4 Jack Screw 78 1 Latch Decal 28 1 Frame 1 Upright Ground Screw 79 29 4 Rear Dock Screw 1 UpdghUBase Ground Wire 80 3O 2 Wheel Bolt 81 1 Console 31 2 Front Wheel 82 1 Latch Catch 32 2 Hood Anchor 83 1 Rear Roller 33 4 Motor Nut 84 1 Console Spring 34 1 Pulley / Flywheel / pan 85 2 Cable Tie 35 1 Motor 86 11 Cable Tie Screw / Shield Screw 36 4 Motor Bolt 87 2 Cable Tie Clamp 37 4 Motor Isolator 88 2 8 " Cable Tie 38 1 Motor Tension Bolt - 89 5 4 " Cable Tie 39 1 Console Ground Screw 90 1 Upright Wire Harness 40 2 Incline Pivot Bolt 91 2 Handrail Foam 41 _ - - : 1 Motor Hood 92 1 Lock Knob 42 1 I _ ock Knob Sleeve ' - _ Incline Motor Shield 93 43 2 " - Incline Pivot Washer 94 1 Spring 44 1 Lock Pin Collar 3 " _ Adj . Washer 95 45 * 1 Motor / pulley / FlyJFan 96 1 ' Pin Clip 46 1 Lock Pin 1 Front Roller Adj . Bolt 97 47 1 Transformer 98 1 CD Console 48 1 Electronics Bracket 99 1 CD Player 49 1 Controller 100 4 CD Fastener 5O 1 CD Plate 1 Electronics Shield 101 18 _ , . 51 2 Rear Endcap Spacer 1 Power Supply 102
Key Key No . Qty . Description No . Qty . Descdptlon 103 4 CD Isolator 129 2 Rhythm Mix CD Set 104 10 Console Fastener 130 8 Isolator Screw 105 4 Upright Endcap 131 1 Motor Isolator 106 1 Upright Grommet 132 1 Console Plate 107 1 Magnet 133 1 50 " Wire Harness 108 1 Console Base Back 134 1 4 " Wire Harness 109 " 1 Console Assembly 135 2 Crossbar Washer 110 1 Reed Switch Clip 136 2 Crossbar Plastic Washer 111 1 Incline Motor Spacer # 1 12 " Blue Pigtail Wire 112 1 Optic Disk # 1 8 " Blue Wire , 2 Female 113 1 Optic Switch Nut # 1 4 " Blue Wire , Male / Female 114 2 Optic Switch Washer # 1 8 " Green Wire , Female / Ring 115 1 Optic Switch Bolt # 1 6 " Green Wire , 2 Ring 116 " I Optic Switch # 1 8 " Black Wire , 2 Female 117 2 21bs.Hand Weight # 1 4 = Black / White Wire 118 2 Roller Guard # 1 12 " White PigtailWire 119 1 Head Phone # 2 8 " White Wire , 2 Female 120 2 Rear Foot # 1 9 " Wire Harness 121 1 Ground Wire # 1 8 " Wire Harness 122 1 Ground Wire Screw # 1 User's Manual . 123 1 Incline Stop Bracket 124 2 Crossbar Bolt # These parts are not illustrated 26 " Wire Harness 125 1 * Includes all parts shown in the box 126 1 19 " Stereo Wire Harness 127 1 20 " Wire Harness * * For more information about the optional speaker kit , 128 2 Crossbar Plastic Washer see page 12 . Specifications are subject to change without notice . For information about ordering replacement parts , see the back cover of this manual . 19
EXPLODED DRAWING - - Model No . 831.298301 Ros _ gA 39 23 25 111 JJ " 112 21 115 " - 21 21 10 2 9 8 5 82 11 \ 130 36 18 80 _ 2O 118 86 83 REMOVE THIS EXPLODED DRAWING FROM THE USER'S MANUAL . SAVE THIS EXPLODED DRAWING 76 FOR FUTURE REFERENCE . To identify the parts shown onthis exploded drawing , refer to the PART LIST on pages 18 and 19 of 76 the USER'S MANUAL . 73 44
EXPLODED DRAWINGmModel No . 831.298301 Ro599A 71 132 124 117 128 98 ' _ _ 127 105 135 I i 27 91 93 i 106 92 66 95 101 97 i 128 i i 91 10 " 70 96 64 i 70 6,3 135 I 124 I 43 41 i 70 | 21 27 30 t88 86 22 29 24 llllf 87
The model number and serial number of your PROFORM . 985 CD Model No . 831.298301 treadmill are listed on a decal attached to the frame . See the front cbver of this manual to find the location of the decal . QUESTIONS ? All replacement parts are available for immediate purchese or 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 . â€¢ you need help assembling or operating the PROFORM * 985 When requesting help or service , or ordering parts , please be CD treadmill treadmill prepared to provide the following information : â€¢ a part is missing â€¢ The NAME OF THE PRODUCT ( PROFORM Â° 985 CD treadmill ) â€¢ or you need to schedule repair service â€¢ The MODF _ J _ NUMBER OF THE PRODUCT ( 831.298301 ) call our toll - free HELPUNE â€¢ The KEY NUMBER AND DESCRIPTION OF THE PART ( see the 1 - 800 - 736 - 6879 PART LIST on pages 18 and 19 and the EXPLODED DRAWING attached in the center of this manual ) . 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 wa . rrentydoes not apply when the TREADMILL EXERCISER is used commemially or for rental pur - poses . - T â€¢ - â€¢ h = swarranty 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 . 153400 J00448 - C R0599A Printed in USA Â© 1999 Sears , Roebuck and Co .