Model No. 831.295050 TREADMILL EXERCISER Serial No. Serial Number Decal User’s Manual • Assembly • Operation • Maintenance • Part List and Drawing CAUTION Read all precautions and instruc- tions in this manual before using this equipment. Save this manual Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179...
Do not use this treadmill in a commer- cial, rental, or institutional setting. 27. The decals shown below have been placed on your treadmill. If a decal is missing, or if it is not legible, please call toll-free 1-888-533- 1333 and order a free replacement decal.
BEFORE YOU BEGIN Thank you for selecting the revolutionary PROFORM XP 542s treadmill. The XP 542s treadmill offers an im- pressive array of features designed to make your workouts at home more enjoyable and effective. And when you’re not exercising, the unique XP 542s tread- mill can be folded up, requiring less than half the floor space of other treadmills.
During 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 perfor- mance. If there is lubricant on top of the walking belt, simply wipe off the lubricant with a soft cloth and a mild, non-abrasive cleaner.
3. Attach the Latch Assembly (82) to the Left Upright (84) with the two Latch Screws (46); start both Latch Screws before tightening either of them. Note: The Latch Screws may be preattached to the Left Upright. 4. See step 6 and locate the four Upright Bolts (86). Loosen the Upright Bolts two to three turns.
Bolts (86). 8. Make sure that all parts are properly tightened before you use the treadmill. Note: Extra hardware may be included. Keep the included allen wrenches in a secure place. The large allen wrench is used to adjust the walking belt (see page 23).
Failure to use a properly functioning surge suppressor could result in damage to the control system of the treadmill. If the control system is damaged, the walking belt may change speed, accelerate or stop unexpect- edly, which may result in a fall and serious injury.
When the manual mode of the console is selected, the speed and incline of the treadmill can be changed with the touch of a button. As you exercise, the console will display continuous exercise feedback. You can even...
When you are finished exercising, remove the key. Step onto the foot rails, press the Stop button, and adjust the incline of the treadmill to the lowest setting. The incline must be at the lowest setting when the treadmill is folded to the storage posi- tion or the treadmill will be damaged.
When the program has ended, make sure that the incline of the treadmill is at the lowest set- ting. Next, remove the key from the console and put it in a safe place.Note: If the display remains lit after the key is removed, the console is in the “demo”...
(see step 5 on this page) and your heart rate is still too far below the current target heart rate, the incline of the treadmill will also increase to bring your heart rate closer to the target heart rate.
HOW TO CONNECT THE TREADMILL TO USE IFIT.COM PROGRAMS To use iFIT.com MP3 or CD programs, the treadmill must be connected to your MP3 player, CD player, portable stereo, home stereo, or computer. See pages 15 and 16 for connecting instructions. To use iFIT.com programs directly from our Web site, the treadmill must be connected to your computer.
HOW TO CONNECT YOUR HOME STEREO Note: If your stereo has an unused LINE OUT jack, see instruction A below. If the LINE OUT jack is being used, see instruction B. A. Plug one end of a long 1/8” to RCA stereo audio cable (available at electronics stores) into the input jack on the console.
HOW TO USE AN IFIT.COM MP3, CD, OR VIDEO PROGRAM To use an iFIT.com MP3, CD, or video program, the treadmill must be connected to your MP3 player, CD player, or VCR. See HOW TO CONNECT THE TREADMILL TO USE IFIT.COM PROGRAMS on pages 15 to 17.
Stop button or remove the key and go to step 1 on page 17. Note: If the speed and/or incline of the treadmill does not change when a “chirp” is heard: • Make sure that the letters “iFIT” appear in the display and that the time is not flashing in the display.
Additional options are soon to be available. See www.iFIT.com for details. To use programs from our Web site, the treadmill must be connected to your home computer. See HOW TO CONNECT YOUR COMPUTER on page 16. In addition, you must have an internet connection and an internet service provider.
THE INFORMATION MODE/DEMO MODE The console features an information mode that keeps track of the total number of hours that the treadmill has been operated and the total number of miles that the walking belt has moved. The information mode also al-...
HOW TO LOWER THE TREADMILL FOR USE 1. See drawing 2 above. Hold the upper end of the treadmill with your right hand. Pull the latch knob to the left and hold it. Pivot the treadmill down until the frame is past the latch pin.
SOLUTION: a. With the key in the console, press one of the Incline buttons. While the incline is changing, re- move the key. After a few seconds, re-insert the key. The treadmill will automatically rise to the maximum incline level and then return to the minimum level. This will recalibrate the incline system.
3 inches off the walking platform. Be careful to keep the walking belt centered. Plug in the power cord, in- sert the key, and run the treadmill for a few minutes. Repeat until the walking belt is properly tightened. c. If the walking belt still slows when walked on, please call toll-free 1-800-4-MY-HOME 469-4663).
For maximum fat burning, adjust the speed and incline of the treadmill until your heart rate is near the middle number in your training zone. Aerobic Exercise If your goal is to strengthen your cardiovascular sys- tem, your exercise must be “aerobic.”...
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.
PART LIST—Model No. 831.295050 To locate the parts listed below, see the EXPLODED DRAWING attached in the center of this manual. Key No. Qty. Description Left Foot Rail Foot Rail Screw Isolator Bolt (Top) Isolator Decal Isolator Top Cap Front Isolator Isolator Isolator Bottom Cap Isolator Bracket Cover...
Key No. Qty. Description Console Base Optic Disk Ground Screw/Choke Screw Key Clip Fan Screw Console Screw Left Tray Console Support Right Tray iFIT.com Wire Hood Motor Bracket Bolt Photo Switch Screw Left Handrail Left Top Handgrip PART IDENTIFICATION CHART Use the drawings below to identify small parts used during assembly.
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. The drive motor is warranted for ten (10) years from the date of purchase.