Model 02074 won't hook up with outside sensor

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Outdoor sensor will not sinc
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Ken Peterson

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Posted 8 months ago

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Ledrak

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Ken sorry if this sounds like the simple things but that's what gets most of us.   Are both the display and the sensor set to the same ABC channel. Is the outdoor sensor red led flashing about every 30 seconds. Bring the sensor and display together, remove all power from the display for several minutes and the power it up again, the displays search for the sensors on start up. Good luck.
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AcuRite Rachell, Employee

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Hello Ken,

Please verify you are using the recommended batteries and try the troubleshooting steps listed below. If this does not correct the issue, please let us know. When was this unit purchased? Thank you.





Batteries:

•Verify you are using fresh alkaline batteries or lithium batteries (when temperature is below -4°F/-20°C) in sensor.

•Quality brand batteries are recommended, including Duracell, Rayovac, Energizer, or Kirkland.

•Verify batteries are fresh. The battery expiration date should be at least 6 years out. Batteries can lose 3% power or more every year in storage.

•Heavy duty, extra strength or generic / store brand batteries are not recommended for use with AcuRite products because they may cause performance irregularities due to the way these types of batteries disperse power. Each battery should not exceed 1.6 volts.

•Rechargeable batteries are not recommended for use with AcuRite products because they may cause performance irregularities due to the voltage instability of these types of batteries.

•Mixing different battery types (brands, old/new, etc.) is not recommended.

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.