Horizon Fitness RST 5.6 User Manual (2022)

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I N T R O D U C T I O N

CONGRATULATIONS and THANK YOU for your purchase of this Horizon Fitness treadmill!

Whether your goal is to win races or simply enjoy a fuller, healthier lifestyle, a Horizon Fitness treadmill can help you attain it – adding club-quality performance to your at-home workouts, with the ergonomics and innovative features you need to get stronger and healthier, faster. Because we're committed to designing fitness equipment from the inside out, we use only the highest quality components. It's a commitment we back with one of the strongest frame-to-motor warranty packages in the industry.

You want exercise equipment that offers the most comfort, the best reliability and the highest quality in its class.

Horizon Fitness delivers.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Important Precautions

4

Assembly

6

Before You Begin

12

Treadmill Operation

15

Conditioning Guidelines

22

Troubleshooting & Maintenance

28

Limited Warranty

31

CONTACT INFORMATION

Back Cover

IMPORTANT PRECAUTIONS INTRODUCTION

ASSEMBLY

BEFORE YOU BEGIN

TREADMILL OPERATION

TROUBLESHOOTING CONDITIONING & MAINTENANCE GUIDELINES

LIMITED WARRANTY

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IMPORTANT INTRODUCTION PRECAUTIONS

ASSEMBLY

BEFORE BEGIN YOU

TREADMILL OPERATION

TROUBLESHOOTING CONDITIONING MAINTENANCE & GUIDELINES

IMPORTANT PRECAUTIONS

SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS

Read all instructions before using this treadmill. When using an electrical product, basic precautions should always be followed, including the following: Read all instructions before using this treadmill. It is the responsibility of the owner to ensure that all users of this treadmill are adequately informed of all warnings and precautions. If you have any questions after reading this manual, contact Sears at the number listed on the back cover of this manual.

WARNING

Connect this exercise product to a properly grounded outlet only. See grounding

instructions.

GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS

This product must be grounded. If a treadmill should malfunction or breakdown, grounding provides a path of least resistance for electrical current to reduce the risk of electrical shock. This product is equipped with a cord having an equipment-grounding conductor and a grounding plug. The plug must be plugged into an appropriate outlet that is properly installed and grounded in accordance with local codes and ordinances.

Improper connection of the equipment-grounding conductor can result in a risk of

WARNING electric shock. Check with a qualified electrician or serviceman if you are in doubt as to whether the product is properly grounded. Do not modify the plug provided

with the product. If it will not fit the outlet, have a proper outlet installed by a qualified electrician.

(Video) Horizon Treadmill Maintenance

This product is for use on a nominal 110-volt circuit and has a grounding plug that looks like the illustration to the right. This product must be used on a dedicated circuit. To determine if you are on a dedicated circuit, shut off the power to that circuit and observe if any other devices lose power. If so, move devices to a different circuit. Note: There are usually multiple outlets on one circuit. It is recommended that the treadmill be used with a 20 amp circuit for optimal performance.

3-Pole Grounded Outlet

GROUNDED

TREADMILL

POWER CORD

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Horizon Fitness RST 5.6 User Manual (4)Horizon Fitness RST 5.6 User Manual (5)WARNING To reduce the risk of burns, fire, electrical shock or injury to persons:

Never use the treadmill before securing the safety tether clip to your clothing.

If you experience any kind of pain, including but not limited to chest pains, nausea, dizziness, or shortness of breath, stop exercising immediately and consult your physician before continuing.

Do not wear clothes that might catch on any part of the treadmill.

Always wear athletic shoes while using this equipment.

Do not jump on the treadmill.

Keep power cord away from heated surfaces.

Do not insert or drop any object into any opening.

Unplug treadmill before moving or cleaning it. To clean, wipe surfaces down with soap and slightly damp cloth only; never use solvents. (See MAINTENANCE)

At no time should more than one person be on treadmill while in operation.

The treadmill should not be used by persons weighing more than 275 pounds. Failure to comply will void the warranty.

The treadmill is intended for in-home use only. Do not use this treadmill in any commercial, rental, school or institutional setting. Failure to comply will void the warranty.

Do not use treadmill in any location that is not temperature controlled, such as but not limited to garages, porches, pool rooms, bathrooms, car ports or outdoors. Failure to comply may void the warranty.

Use the treadmill only as described in this manual.

At NO time should pets or children under the age of 12 be closer to the treadmill than 10 feet. At NO time should children under the age of 12 use the treadmill.

Children over the age of 12 should not use the treadmill without adult supervision.

other safety tips for your treadmill

OPERATION

Horizon Fitness RST 5.6 User Manual (6)WARNING To reduce the risk of damaging important components on your treadmill, it is strongly Horizon Fitness RST 5.6 User Manual (7) recommended that your treadmill is plugged into a dedicated 20 amp circuit, without the use of an additional extension cord and/or power strip. Failure to comply may void the warranty.

IMPORTANT: The treadmill is not compatible with GFCI-equipped outlets.

It is essential that your treadmill is used only indoors, in a climate controlled room. If your treadmill has been exposed to colder temperatures or high moisture climates, it is strongly recommended that the treadmill is warmed up to room temperature before first time use. Failure to do so may cause premature electronic failure.

IMPORTANT PRECAUTIONS INTRODUCTION

(Video) Treadmill Belt Lubrication Horizon Fitness

ASSEMBLY

BEFORE YOU BEGIN

TREADMILL OPERATION

LIMITED TROUBLESHOOTING CONDITIONING WARRANTY & MAINTENANCE GUIDELINES

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IMPORTANT INTRODUCTION PRECAUTIONS

ASSEMBLY

BEFORE BEGIN YOU

TREADMILL OPERATION

LIMITED TROUBLESHOOTING CONDITIONING WARRANTY MAINTENANCE & GUIDELINES

A S S E M B LY

IMPORTANT: READ THESE SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USE!

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During the assembly process of the treadmill there are several areas that special attention must be paid. It is very important to follow the assembly instructions correctly and to make sure all parts are firmly tightened. If the assembly instructions are not followed correctly, the treadmill could have frame parts that are not tightened and will seem loose and may cause irritating noises. There should be no side-to-side play in the console masts or any forward and back play in the console assembly or handlebars. If there is any play in these areas, the treadmill has not been properly assembled. To prevent damage to the treadmill, the assembly instructions must be reviewed and corrective actions should be taken.

UNPACKING

Place the treadmill carton on a level flat surface. It is recommended that you place a protective covering on your floor. Take CAUTION when handling and transporting this unit. Never open box when it is on its side. Once the banding straps have been removed, do not lift or transport this unit unless it is fully assembled and in the upright folded position, with the lock latch secure. Unpack the unit where it will be used. Never grab hold of any portion of the incline frame and attempt to lift or move the treadmill. FAILURE TO FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS COULD RESULT IN INJURY!

Before proceeding, find your treadmill’s serial number and model name located under the deck on the frame crossbar and enter it in the space provided below.

enter your serial number and model name in the boxes below:

SERIAL NUMBER:

MODEL NAME:

* Refer to the serial number and model name when calling for service.

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READING RACK

LCD DISPLAY

CONSOLE

WATER BOTTLE HOLDER

HANDLEBAR EXTENSIONS

GRIP PULSE HANDRAILS

MAST INSERTS

SAFETY KEY PLACEMENT

ON/OFF SWITCH

CIRCUIT BREAKER

POWER CORD

ORTHOFLEX CELL CUSHION

TRANSPORT WHEELS

FOOT LOCK LATCH

CONSOLE MAST

MOTOR COVER

RUNNING BELT / RUNNING DECK

SIDE RAIL

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REAR ROLLER

ADJUSTMENT BOLTS

(Video) Horizon RST 5.6 Error Code "101 1-06" FIXED!!!!

TOOLS INCLUDED

5mm Allen Wrench 6mm T-Wrench Screwdriver

PARTS INCLUDED

1

Safety Key

2

Roller End Caps

1

Console Assembly (located under treadmill deck)

2

Console Masts

1

Power Cord

3

Hardware Bags

If you have questions or if there are any missing parts, contact 1-800-4-MY-HOME®. Further contact information is located on the back cover of this manual.

For a complete exploded diagram, see Quick Start and Parts Guide (included in the owner’s manual bag).

IMPORTANT PRECAUTIONS INTRODUCTION

ASSEMBLY

BEFORE YOU BEGIN

TREADMILL OPERATION

LIMITED TROUBLESHOOTING CONDITIONING WARRANTY & MAINTENANCE GUIDELINES

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P R E - A S S E M B LY

Disassemble box and remove the cardboard packaging that is not beneath the treadmill. Do not attempt to lift the treadmill at this time. Remove plastic wrap from console masts.

*note: During each assembly step, ensure that ALL nuts and bolts are in place and partially threaded in before completely tightening any ONE bolt. NOTE: A light application of grease may aid in the installation of hardware. Any grease, such as lithium bike grease is recommended.

A S S E M B LY STEP 1

HARDWARE BAG 1 CONTENTS :

A)

Open HARDWARE BAG 1.

BOLT (A)

55 mm

B)

Pull LEAD WIRE through RIGHT

Qty: 4

CONSOLE MAST to drag upward.

FLAT WASHER (B)

C)

Place RIGHT CONSOLE MAST

Qty: 4

into upright position using 2

BOLTS (A) and 2 FLAT WASHERS

(B), then tighten. Be sure to

hold the CONSOLE MAST firmly,

LEAD WIRE

RIGHT CONSOLE MAST

CONSOLE CABLE

as it will not stay in the upright

position on its own.

*NOTE: Do not pinch CONSOLE

CABLE when placing the mast

onto the main frame.

D) Repeat on the left side. *NOTE: There is no wire in the

LEFT CONSOLE MAST.

CONSOLE MAST FLAT WASHERS (B)

BOLT (A)

(Video) How to lubricate, tension, and realign your treadmill belt - Horizon treadmill.

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A S S E M B LY STEP 2

1

3

LOCK LATCH

2

NOTE: There is no hardware bag for this step.

A)Lift the running deck until lock latch on side of treadmill is fully engaged.

B)Remove console from box and place out of the way.

C)Lower the treadmill running deck from the folded position by stepping on LOCK LATCH on the bottom left side of the deck.

ASSEMBLY STEP 3

HARDWARE BAG 3 CONTENTS :

A)

Open HARDWARE BAG 3.

SCREW (C)

12 mm

B)

Slide left ROLLER END CAP onto

Qty: 2

MAIN FRAME and attach with

SCREW (C).

C) Repeat on other side.

ROLLER END CAP

MAIN FRAME

SCREW (C)

IMPORTANT PRECAUTIONS INTRODUCTION

ASSEMBLY

BEFORE YOU BEGIN

TREADMILL OPERATION

LIMITED TROUBLESHOOTING CONDITIONING WARRANTY & MAINTENANCE GUIDELINES

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IMPORTANT INTRODUCTION PRECAUTIONS

ASSEMBLY

BEFORE BEGIN YOU

TREADMILL OPERATION

TROUBLESHOOTING CONDITIONING MAINTENANCE & GUIDELINES

A S S E M B LY STEP 4

HARDWARE BAG 4 CONTENTS :

A) Open HARDWARE BAG 4.

BOLT (D)

B) Place the CONSOLE on

Qty: 4

top view

CONSOLE MASTS. Slide the

brackets that are underneath

the CONSOLE onto the brackets

CONSOLE

in the top of the CONSOLE

CONSOLE CABLE

MASTS. The CONSOLE brackets

BOLT (D)

fit inside the CONSOLE Mast

MAST INSERT

brackets.

C)

Place 2 BOLTS (D) into side of

left CONSOLE MAST and lightly

tighten.

CONSOLE MAST

D)

Gently lift right side of the

CONSOLE to connect the

CONSOLE CABLE. Carefully tuck

wires in mast to avoid damage.

*NOTE: Do not pinch console

cable. Be sure the console cable

prongs are aligned and the ends

are tightly seated into each

other.

E)

Repeat step D above to secure

the console to the RIGHT

CONSOLE MAST.

ASSEMBLED IN STEP 4-D

F)

Tighten all bolts completely.*

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FAQs

What apps are compatible with a Horizon treadmill? ›

Specs
App Compatibility7.0 AT7.4 AT
Designed for streaming media like Spotify, Netflix, Hulu and YouTubeYesYes
Engineered for fitness apps like Peloton, Daily Burn and NikeYesYes
Transmits heart rate data to select apps like Peloton and Zwift with a wireless deviceYesYes

How do I reset my horizon treadmill? ›

Reset the console by pressing the STOP and SPEED “+” or “^” for five seconds.

How do I use my Horizon Fitness treadmill? ›

Plug in the power cord and turn the treadmill ON. (The ON/OFF switch is next to the power cord.)
...
  1. Select your PROGRAM with the +/- buttons and press ENTER when your desired PROGRAM is displayed.
  2. Adjust the SETTING with the +/- buttons and press ENTER when your desired SETTING is displayed.
  3. Press START to begin.
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Why does my horizon treadmill stop suddenly? ›

Treadmills require lubrication to limit the amount of friction between the platform and belt. When the friction increases to a certain point, the machine is automatically set to power off. This may be the cause for the machine to stop working suddenly.

Can you connect Apple Watch to Horizon treadmill? ›

Your Apple Watch can pair and sync data with compatible cardio equipment such as treadmills, ellipticals, indoor bikes, and more, providing you with more accurate information about your workout.

How do I connect my Iphone to Horizon treadmill? ›

Go into your device's Bluetooth settings and scan for devices (Do not press the Bluetooth key). On your music device, locate the Bluetooth device list. Select your treadmill or elliptical unit that appears on this list. Wait for your music device to finish pairing with the unit.

Where is the reset button on my treadmill? ›

Fitness Tips : How to Reset Treadmills - YouTube

How do I calibrate my horizon treadmill? ›

Treadmill Calibration Horizon Fitness - YouTube

Why is my treadmill not working? ›

Start by checking if the power cord of the treadmill is tightly plugged into the wall socket. If the treadmill runs on batteries, check if they are healthy. Sometimes, resetting the circuit breaker does the trick. You can reset it by unplugging the treadmill for about 1 minute.

How do I connect my heart rate monitor to my horizon treadmill? ›

To transmit the HR signal from the chest strap to your Horizon treadmill instead of to an app on your personal device, hold down the Bluetooth button for 5 seconds and it will switch to the mode to receive the signal.

How do I change my horizon treadmill from miles to km? ›

Models T101, T202, T303, 7.0AT, 7.4AT, Elite T5, Elite T7, Elite T9:
  1. 1) Press and hold the Incline Up (+) and Speed Down (-) keys simultaneously for 3-5 seconds.
  2. 2) Use the Speed keys to navigate to ENG3 and hit Enter.
  3. 3) Scroll to P1 and hit Enter.
  4. 4) Choose miles or kilometers.
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How do u start a treadmill? ›

HOW TO USE A TREADMILL | Beginner's Guide - YouTube

Does Horizon treadmill have an app? ›

**Download the free AtZone app for iOS or Android devices to connect Horizon Fitness equipment to your Apple Health, Google Fit, Fitbit, and Strava accounts.

Does Horizon treadmill work with iFit? ›

Using your personal tablet or phone, you can use Zwift or Peloton or iFit while on the Horizon 7.0 AT. There is also a device holder and rapid-charge USB port to keep devices charged while you use them.

Can you use iFit with horizon treadmill? ›

Can I use iFit with Horizon treadmills? The Horizon T101 treadmill is not designed to stream workouts with the iFit app, but you can use your smartphone or another device to access iFit workouts while on the treadmill.

How do I connect Zwift to Horizon treadmill? ›

To pair your Horizon treadmill to Zwift, simply turn your treadmill on and open the Zwift app on your tablet or phone and go to the pairing screen. Make sure you are in the RUN section, not RIDE. Click on the treadmill image to pair and select your Horizon treadmill from the list.

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