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Life Fitness F3 Assembly & User Manual

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  • Page 1 F3 TREADMILL A S S E M B L Y & U S E R M A N U A L...
  • Page 2 LIFE FITNESS ASIA PACIFIC LTD Room 2610, Miramar Tower 132 Nathan Road Tsimshatsui, Kowloon HONG KONG LIFE FITNESS ATLANTIC BV LIFE FITNESS BENELUX Bijdorpplein 25 - 31 2992 LB Barendrecht THE NETHERLANDS LIFE FITNESS DO BRAZIL Av. Dr. Dib Sauaia Neto 1478...
  • Page 3 ENTIRE operation manual and ALL installation instructions. and in instructing others on how to use it correctly and safely. FCC Warning - Possible Radio / Television Interference NOTE: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC rules.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Warranty Information ..............30 © 2006 Life Fitness, a division of Brunswick Corporation. All rights reserved. Life Fitness and FlexDeck are registered trademarks and Lifespring, Go System-Quick Start, HeartSync, Heart Rate Hill, Heart Rate Interval, Extreme HR, EZ Incline, and 5K (and 10K) Sport Training are trademarks of Brunswick Corporation.
  • Page 5 This Operation Manual describes the functions of the following product: Thank you for purchasing a Life Fitness treadmill. Before using this product please read this user manual in its entirety to ensure that you have the knowledge to safely and properly operate all of the features on your treadmill. We hope you...
  • Page 6: Important Safety Instructions

    To disconnect, turn power OFF at the ON/OFF switch, then remove plug from electrical outlet. • Never operate a Life Fitness product if it has a damaged power cord or electrical plug, of if it has been dropped, damaged, or even partially immersed in water. Contact Life Fitness Customer Service.
  • Page 7 • Do not use this product outdoors, near swimming pools or in areas of high humidity. • Never operate a Life Fitness product with the air openings blocked. Keep air openings free of lint, hair or any obstructing material. •...
  • Page 8 EART The heart rate hand pulse sensors found on your Life Fitness F3 fitness product provide an approximate heart rate value. The sensors are not medical devices and should not be used in any type of medical application. If you pur- chased the advanced console use the Polar heart rate chest strap that was included with your product for more accurate readings.
  • Page 9: Assembly

    SSEMBLY For safety, and to save time and effort, read these setup instructions and the Operation Manual completely before installing your Life Fitness Treadmill. Place the treadmill near where it will be used before beginning the unpacking procedure. NPACKING These unpacking instructions assume you have already done the following: Removed the top of the shipping carton.
  • Page 10: Parts List

    ARTS Identify the following components after unpacking your treadmill: 1. Left Upright ....Qty: 1 2. M8 x 60mm Bolt....Qty: 6 3.
  • Page 11: Installing Uprights And Handlebars

    Put the uprights in their brackets by first inserting them at an angle tilting away from the treadmill, then fitting their upper rectangular slots over the bracket’s tabs (A) and straightening them, then lowering them fully into position. Secure the left upright to the left upright bracket using three M8 x 60mm bolts (2) and three star washers (3).
  • Page 12 Position the console bridge (5) near the top of the uprights. Attach the wire connectors leading from the left upright and the console bridge. Be sure the connectors are fully seated together. Feed any excess wire into the hollow inside the left upright.
  • Page 13: Installing The Console

    NSTALLING THE ONSOLE Remove the pre-installed bolt (A) from the back of the main console (B). Position the main console near the top of the console bridge and attach the connectors leading from the console bridge to the corresponding tabs on the back of the main console. The wires are color wrapped to match colored tabs on the main con- sole circuit board.
  • Page 14: Attaching Power Cord

    Insert the female plug of your treadmill’s power cord into the male outlet next to your treadmill’s power switch. Note: F3 treadmills shipped in the USA and Canada are supplied with a North American line cord. 230V F3 treadmills shipped outside North America are supplied with three line cords: a UK line cord, a continental line cord, and an Australian line cord.
  • Page 15: Setup

    EQUIREMENTS Most Life Fitness Treadmills are intended for use on a normal 120 volt circuit in the United States and Canada. Below is a table that provides the current rating for this product based on supply voltage. Make sure that the treadmill model supports the proper line voltage for the installation location before plugging into the outlet.
  • Page 16 Electrical Requirements section. Then turn the treadmill on. Stand on the side rails of the treadmill and straddle the belt. To start the belt, press the Start/Enter key, then press the speed up arrow key until the treadmill reaches 4.0 MPH.
  • Page 17 AISING AND OWERING THE The treadmill’s deck can be folded up when not in use. To do so, make sure that the incline is set to 0%, then simply grab the deck and lift it until it snaps into place.
  • Page 18 Requirements, which appears earlier in this section, for details. Then, turn the treadmill ON. Stand on the siderails of the treadmill and straddle the belt. Press the START key and increase the speed to 4.0-mph (6.4 kph) using the SPEED UP ARROW key.
  • Page 19: Features

    CCESSORY RAYS Accessory trays (B) are located on either side of the display console. CTIVITY The Go System Activity Zone (C) offers control over the basic operations of the treadmill, using the following buttons:...
  • Page 20 J. E-Stop Magnet: This circular magnet connects to the E-Stop Lanyard, which must be clipped to the user’s clothing when the treadmill is in use. Pulling the lanyard so that it comes free of the magnet will stop the treadmill’s striding belt;...
  • Page 21 YSTEM The hand pulse sensors (K) are the built-in heart rate monitoring sys- tem on the treadmill. During a workout, grasp the sensors that are set into the handlebars. For an accurate reading, use a comfortable grip. The console displays the heart rate after 15 to 20 seconds.
  • Page 22: Service And Technical Data

    Your treadmill is in safety mode and this lock feature is to protect someone from accidentally pressing a button they are not suppose to and starting the treadmill. You can go into the Settings Menu to disable this feature or extend the length of the time it takes for this feature to turn on. Please refer to the console User Manual for more on this feature.
  • Page 23 8. My treadmill will not lock when I fold it up. a. Make sure the treadmill is at 0% incline before folding it up. If it is not at 0%, it will not lock. 9. My treadmill will not unfold.
  • Page 24 10. My treadmill will not turn on. a. Make sure that the treadmill’s power cord is connected to the treadmill at one end and is plugged into a power outlet at the other. Also, make sure that the power switch is pushed to on. The power switch is locat- ed on the front of the treadmill right below the motor cover.
  • Page 25: Preventive Maintenance Tips

    REVENTATIVE AINTENANCE The Life Fitness F3 treadmill is backed by the engineering excellence and reliability of Life Fitness and is one of the most rugged and trouble-free pieces of exercise equipment on the market today. NOTE: Safety of the equipment can be maintained only if the equipment is examined regularly for damage or wear.
  • Page 26: How To Adjust And Tension The Striding Belt

    OLTS The Life Fitness treadmill has access holes in the rear roller guards, which allow access to the tensioning bolts. These tensioning bolts make it possible to adjust tracking and centering of the striding belt (A) without removing the guards.
  • Page 27: Tensioning An Existing Striding Belt

    Set the treadmill at 2.0-mph (3,2 kph) and get on to make sure the belt no longer slips. Also, check the striding belt’s tracking. If the striding belt drifts to the left or right see Tracking (Centering) an Existing or New Striding Belt.
  • Page 28: How To Obtain Product Service

    2. Locate and document the serial numbers of the base and the console. The base’s serial number is located on front of the treadmill near the power switch and the console serial number is located on the back surface of the console.
  • Page 29: Specifications

    PECIFICATIONS F3 T ITNESS READMILL Designed use: Maximum user weight: Speed range: Elevation range: Motor: Rollers: Belt: Deck: Handrails: Accessory tray: Warranty: PECIFICATIONS Home 350 pounds / 159 kilograms 0.5 - 10.0 mph in 0.1 increments 0%-12% (in 0.5% increments) 3 HP continuous duty DC Front: 2.6"...
  • Page 30 Physical Dimensions: Length: Width: Height: Weight: Shipping Dimensions: Carton Length: Carton Width: Carton Height: Total Weight: Unfolded 78 inches / 198 centimeters 34.5 inches / 87.5 centimeters 58.5 inches / 148.5 centimeters 264 pounds / 119.75 kilograms 86.25 inches / 219 centimeters 33 inches / 84 centimeters 14 inches / 35.5 centimeters 291 pounds / 132 kilograms...
  • Page 31: Warranty Information

    WHO PAYS SHIPPING & INSURANCE FOR SERVICE: If the Product or any warranted part must be returned to a service facility for repairs, Life Fitness will pay all shipping and insurance charges during the warranty period (within the United States only). The purchaser is responsible for shipping and insurance charges after the warranty has expired.
  • Page 32 Warranties may vary outside the U.S. Contact Life Fitness for details.
  • Page 33 CHANGES IN WARRANTY NOT AUTHORIZED: No one is authorized to change, modify or extend the terms of this limited warranty. EFFECT OF U.S. STATE LAWS: This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may have other rights which vary from state to state. MODEL LIFETIME Frame &...
  • Page 34 Life Fitness offers a full line of premier fitness equipment for the home. T O T A L - B O D Y E L L I P T I C A L C R O S S - T R A I N E R S | T R E A D M I L L S | L I F E C Y C L E E X E R C I S E B I K E S ®...

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