06016M display shows low indoor battery. Installed new Duracell AA batteries but indicator still shows low battery. Why?

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Charlie

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Steve U

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It is possible 1 or more batteries is facing the wrong direction.
Negative to the coiled  spring.   (BTW running with a reversed battery, will flatten the charge in the wrong way one, and the set, very quickly. REPLACE ALL in the set. They are now prone to leak)
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Charlie

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Appreciate your response but I have all six of the batteries properly installed. Negative end of the battery is pressed against the coiled spring in the battery compartment.
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AcuRite Jennifer

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Hello Charlie,

It is possible you could have a bad battery in the batch. We would recommend getting 6 fresh batteries and putting them in there or doing a pinhole reset on the display to see if it clears out the low battery indicator.



To do a factory reset: (THIS WILL CLEAR ALL OF YOUR HISTORY AND YOUR SETTINGS)

Please verify that you are using a name brand (Rayovac or Energizer) standardalkaline batteries in the display unit. We do not recommend using anything thatis heavy duty, rechargeable, store brand or Lithium inside of the display.

- Remove all power, AC adapter and batteries, from the display unit.
- Press and hold down the pin hole reset button, located in the batterycompartment, for 20 seconds.
- Plug back into AC power and insert recommended batteries.
- Press and hold down the pin hole reset button for an additional 20seconds.
- Verify that the unit has powered on and once connection has been made,attempt to set time and date.