When the remote of your garage door opener stops working, it may be time to replace the battery. Taking the time to replace the it can save you time and money, but take safety precautions before you start. Let’s go over all the steps needed to replace the garage door opener battery.
What You’ll Need to Get Started
Replacing the battery of your lock requires a few tools and supplies. You’ll need to gather the following:
- A new battery
- A screwdriver or other tool needed to remove the battery
- Safety glasses
- Work gloves
Once you’ve gathered all the tools and supplies for the job, you’re ready to get started.
Before you begin, make sure to read the instructions that came with your new cell. This will ensure that you are replacing the cell correctly and safely. Additionally, it’s important to ensure you wear safety glasses and work gloves while replacing the cell. This will help protect you from any potential hazards.
Disconnect the Door from the Power Source
The first step to replacing your its cell is disconnecting its power source. Unplug the garaged door’s power cord from its supply, or flip the circuit breaker that controls it. This precaution ensures that the shutter will not open while replacing the cell.
Once you’ve disconnected the power supply, find the cell compartment on your lock. Depending on the model of the door opener, you may find the cell compartment at the rear or side of the unit. Consult your owner’s manual if you need help locating it.
Once you have located its compartment, please open it and remove the old battery. Make sure to dispose of the old cell properly, as it may contain hazardous materials. Replace the old battery by a new one of the same size and type. Close the compartment and reconnect the power supply to the garage shutter opener.
Locate and Remove the Old Battery
Once you’ve located your service department door opener’s cell compartment, please open it and remove the old cell. Most batteries can be pulled out by hand. When removing it, note any positioning information, which will help when positioning and installing the new cell.
Before removing the old cell, wear protective gloves and eyewear. This will help protect you from any potential hazards, such as acid spills or electric shocks. Additionally, it is important to dispose of the old cell properly. Check with your local recycling center to find the best way to dispose of the battery.
Install the New Garage Door Opener Battery
Once you have removed the old power source, it’s time to install the new one. Place your new power source into position and close the supply compartment door. Check your manual for more detailed instructions.
Before you close the compartment shutter, ensure the supply is securely in place. If the supply is not properly secured, it can cause damage to the device. Once the current is on, close the shutter and secure it with the screws provided.
Testing the New Battery
Once your new power source is installed, reconnect the lock to its power source and test the new battery. Try using the remote and closing and opening the garage shutter manually to make sure everything is in working order.
If the shutter is not responding to the remote or manual commands, check the connections and make sure the supply is properly installed. If the problem persists, contact a professional to inspect the shutter and its components.
Troubleshooting Tips for Garage Door Openers
When troubleshooting a door opener, consult your owner’s manual first. Ensure that all cords, batteries, and other components are properly connected and that every part is in working order. Generally, all point-of-sale purchased parts should come with an illustrated guide that walks you through assembling any necessary components.