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Q: How do I replace the remote transmitter battery?

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How do I replace the remote transmitter battery?

If your remote transmitter battery dies, it will need to be replaced. You can do it by following these steps: 1. Use a small Phillips-head screwdriver to unscrew the remote transmitter case. 2. Open up the transmitter keypad. 3. Carefully use a flat-head screwdriver to remove the old battery. 4. Replace the battery with a CR1616 or equivalent battery. 5. Replace the transmitter cover and screw back on. Tip Always have clean and dry hands when replacing a remote transmitter battery, or else you might cause serious damage to the transmitter.

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