Life Fitness Recalls PowerMill Climber Due to Fire Hazard



This recall involves Life Fitness PowerMill climbers models PMA, PFB, PMD, PFD, PMH, and PFH. The model letters appear at the front of the serial number on the bottom right of the unit, on the inside of the “step-up” support. The climbers were manufactured and distributed from 2014 through 2018. Life Fitness is printed on the side panels of the machines. The climber machines have a moving mechanical staircase (similar to an escalator) with rotating steps between two handrails.
Product:
PowerMill climbersAbout 11,800
Retailer:
Through Life Fitness direct sales representatives and fitness equipment dealers to commercial fitness facilities from July 2014 to August 2018 for between $9,000 and $12,000.
Distributor:
Life Fitness, of Rosemont, Ill.
Recall Date:    Sep 27, 2018
Injury:
The firm has received eight reports of the PowerMill climbers smoking and sparking, resulting in fire and property damage. No injuries have been reported.
Mfg:
Life Fitness, of Rosemont, Ill.
Mfg Country:
Taiwan
Recall ID:    8409
Last Published:    Sep 27, 2018
Official Site:    Link

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Emert Number:    18235
Emert Status:    Announced