acurite 00436

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Our Acurite 00436 has worked well for the last 2.5 years.  Now it is reporting 158 degrees and 99% with a 199 degrees heat index.  I have followed all the instructions, ie, remove batteries, reset, etc., but nothing seems to have changed.  Suggestions?
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West

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Posted 1 year ago

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AcuRite Tori

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Hello West,

We are sorry to hear your unit is not functioning. Please verify you are using a high quality standard alkaline battery and try the troubleshooting directions listed below. If this does not correct the issue, you would need a new outdoor sensor. Thank you.
Hard reset:
- Bring both units side by side and remove all batteries, unplug display if it has an ac adapter
- Change the ABC Switch to a different setting and ensure that both are on the same setting. example - If on A, move both to C
- Place batteries into the outdoor sensor first
- Place batteries into display
- Allow units to sit side by side until they connect.