SEARS, ROEBUCK AND CO., HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL 60179 CAUTION Read all precautions and instructions in this manual before using this equipment. Keep this manual for future reference. USER'S MANUAL Visit our website at www.proform.com new products, prizes, fitness tips, and much more!
IMPORTANT PRECAUTIONS WARNING: To reduce the risk of serious injury, read the following important precau- tions before using the elliptical. 1. Read all instructions in this manual before using the elliptical. 2. Use the elliptical only as described in this manual.
BEFORE YOU BEGIN Congratulations for selecting the PROFORM 545S low-impact elliptical exerciser. The 545S is an incredibly smooth exerciser that moves your feet in a natural elliptical path, minimizing the impact on your knees and ankles. And the unique 545S features...
PART IDENTIFICATION CHART Use the chart below to identify the small parts used in assembly. The number in parenthesis below each part refers to the key number of the part, from the PART LIST on page 14. The number after the dash indicates M4 x 19mm Flange M4 x 16mm Screw (9)—6...
ASSEMBLY Assembly requires two people. Place all parts of the elliptical in a cleared area and remove the packing mate- rials. Do not dispose of the packing materials until assembly is completed. Assembly requires a phillips screwdriver mallet 1. Attach the Rear Stabilizer (33) to the Frame (1) with two M10 x 75mm Carriage Bolts (47) and two M10 Nylon Locknuts (29).
4. While a second person holds the Console (6) near the Console Bracket (45), connect the Extension Wire (62) to the console wire. Make sure the slack Resistance Cable (26) is pulled out of the Upright (3). Attach the Console (6) to the Console Bracket (45) with four M4 x 16mm Screws (16).
7. Attach the T-handle (10) to the Upright (3) with two M6 x 16mm Button Screws (54) and two M6 Nylon Locknuts (55). 8. Make sure that there are four Pedal Arm Bushings (11) in each Pedal Arm (12). Identify the Left Pedal (31), which has an “L” molded into its bottom surface.
HOW TO USE THE ELLIPTICAL HOW TO EXERCISE ON THE ELLIPTICAL To mount the elliptical, firmly hold the handlebars or the T-handle and carefully step onto the pedal that is in the lowest position. Next, step onto the other pedal. Push the pedals until they begin to move with a con- tinuous motion.
DESCRIPTION OF THE CONSOLE The console is designed to help you get the most from your workouts. As you exercise, you can watch your progress around the LED track, while the display provides continuous exercise feedback. The six modes of the display are described below. LED Track Speed—This mode displays your current exercise speed, in miles per hour.
MAINTENANCE Inspect and tighten all parts of the elliptical regularly. Replace any worn parts immediately. The elliptical can be wiped clean with a soft cloth and mild detergent. Do not use abrasives or solvents. To prevent damage to the console, keep liquids away from the console.
CONDITIONING GUIDELINES The following guidelines will help you to plan your exercise program. Remember that proper nutrition and adequate rest are essential for successful results. WARNING: Before beginning this or any exercise program, consult your physi- cian. This is especially important for persons over the age of 35 or persons with pre-exist- ing health problems.
Training zone exercise, consisting of 20 to 30 minutes of exercising with your heart rate in your training zone. (During the first few weeks of your exercise program, do not keep your heart rate in your training zone for longer than 20 minutes.) A cool-down, with 5 to 10 minutes of stretching.
PART LIST—Model No. 831.285270 Qty. Description Frame Pivot Axle Upright Right Side Shield Left Side Shield Console Foam Handlebar Grip Handlebar M4 x 19mm Flange Screw T-handle Pedal Arm Bushing Pedal Arm M5 x 16mm Button Screw Resistance Strap Strap Buckle M4 x 16mm Screw M6 Nut Adjustment Bracket...
SEARS, ROEBUCK AND CO., DEPT. 817WA, HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL 60179 Part No. 175921 R0601A The model number and serial number of your PROFORM are listed on a decal attached to the frame. See the front cover of this manual to find the location of the decal.