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How do I replace the battery in my Simon XT security system

How do I replace teh batterys in my Simon XT Security System

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    need to change battery--tech support not open

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Here is a very easy to follow video tutorial that may help you.
You can get a replacement battery from here
Simon XT GE Security Security Alarm Battery 6V 1 2AH

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SOURCE: System Low Battery

Response 1 is correct. If you plugged the transformer into an outlet before connecting the battery the system wont see the battery and give you that error. Should be a simple fix however. Unplug the battery and then the transformer, then reverse the process. Plug in the battery and your Simon should power up, then plug in the transformer. If this doesn't help then you should replace the battery. Did you buy the system from a dealer and have it professionally installed or did you do-it-yourself? If it was professionally installed have your technician come back out to diagnose/replace the battery if needed. Good Luck.

Posted on May 19, 2008

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SOURCE: Simon 3 "System Low Battery" after 3 years use

I have the same Security System the same problem, with the 2 beeps every couple of hours .
The Control Center called and said the battery on the door connector was low and that was the cause of the beeps not the entire system, I replaced with 2 triple A batteries and no more beeps.



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Posted on Nov 08, 2008

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SOURCE: Simon 3 "System Low Battery" after 3 years use

I install these panels.  For the low battery message to clear you need to power the system down completely.  To do this you need to unplug the battery and also unplug the transformer plugged into an electrical outlet.  When you power the system back up, you need to first plug in the battery leads.  Then the transformer.  

Posted on Apr 21, 2009

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SOURCE: battery low sensor failure on Wireless Simon ADT

the sensor seems to be malifunctioning and will have to be replaced

Posted on Sep 28, 2009

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SOURCE: sensor failure Simon 3 wireless home alarm

the sensor is going out, i would switch it out with another one in your house and see if the problem follows it there.

Posted on Mar 14, 2010

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