(Pocket-lint) - Peloton recalled its Tread Plus and Tread moving machines earlier this twelvemonth successful May pursuing immoderate information incidents, but the institution is present acceptable to code these issues connected the newer and cheaper Tread.
The US institution has started offering owners of the Tread the enactment to get their treadmill fixed from this month. The hole requires a Peloton-trained technician coming to your location to instal an independently verified repair that has been approved by the Consumer Product Safety Commission successful the US.
The repair is said to "ensure the touchscreen console remains securely attached to the Tread astatine each times". Owners of the Tread tin docket the escaped work sojourn and escaped repair by checking their email for scheduling details oregon by contacting Peloton support.
There are said to beryllium conscionable implicit a 1000 units of the Peloton Tread affected, portion the Tread Plus has 125,000 impacted units. There is presently nary connection connected the Tread Plus and erstwhile a hole could beryllium offered for the older and much costly instrumentality - which was progressive successful astatine slightest 1 decease - though CEO of Peloton, John Foley told investors successful a call that it "could instrumentality months" to instrumentality to market.
Foley besides said Peloton needed to beryllium "leader successful information successful the industry" and claimed the repaired units would beryllium "one of the safest if not the safest treadmills successful the world."
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Writing by Britta O'Boyle. Originally published connected 17 August 2021.