This guide will show you how to take apart the back panel to replace the keypad contacts.


No parts required.

Push on the side of the cover, and remove it.
  • Push on the side of the cover, and remove it.

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Remove the batteries.
  • Remove the batteries.

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  • Unscrew the two 9 mm Phillips #1 screws from the top and bottom.

  • Total: 2 x Screws

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  • First: To separate the top cover from the body, insert a spudger between the two halves.

  • Gently twist the spudger until the two halves separate. Do this in multiple spots around the perimeter of the cover to distribute the pressure.

  • DO NOT PULL HALVES APART. There are wired connections inside that must be disconnected before halves can be fully separated.

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  • Gently separate the two covers, ensuring wires are not taut.

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  • Gently grasp the ribbon wire and top cover, then gently pull the ribbon wire out of its connection.

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  • Carefully pinch the top of the connector.

  • Pull perpendicular to the device until the wire is disconnected.

  • It may require more force than expected to disconnect the wires.

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  • Unscrew the three 9 mm Phillips #1 screws shown.

  • Total: 3 x Screws

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  • Unscrew both 6 mm Phillips #1 screws from the circuit board.

  • Total screws: 2

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  • Gently lift the circuit board out.

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  • Peel the keypad contacts up from the plastic casing.

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To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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