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The interior thumbturn rotated opposite way when I press the button with lock mark. so the latch bolt can't run out. How can I adjust the way of thumbturn rotation?

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I have installed your Powerbolt, but when I push the Lock Button, it unlocks? What should I do?
First remove the cover on the inside of the Powerbolt unit. On the right hand side under the batteries, you will notice that is says "Door Direction Jumper". If the cap is mounted on Prongs 1 & 2, carefully remove it and move it over so that it mounts Prongs 2 & 3. A is right handed, B is left handed.

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SOURCE: brought new keyless dead bolt. Put it in a door

My lock adjusted itself automatically... You have to hold the lock button in (on the exterior side) while you insert the battery pack - the deadbolt will cycle in and out, then beep a couple times. You'll be holding button for maybe 10 seconds.
I have to say while this step is included in the instructions in a big red box, it says nothing about why or what its doing, so I imagine many people miss this...

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Usually you just take it apart and turn everything around, the keypad would be turned over and the bolt would be removed and turned to the reverse of where it was.

If it is the type below, I am thinking you would remove the deadbolt part and turn it and then there must be something inside that reverses the throw of the bolt. No instructions with it?

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We have a garrison keyless entry deadbolt lock with remote entry. when we press the unlock on remote it locks and when we press the loke button it unlocks. If we press the onlock button on keypad it u

If you remove the inside housing from the door, and look inside on the left hand side of the circuit board, you will find a slot marked "L R".
Slide the switch to the opposite of what it is set for. This will solve the problem.


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Deadbolt becomes stuck without a lot of force.

This sounds like the fit between the thumbturn and the bolt is compromised. If you pull out the thumbturn, take a look at the flat metal blade that fits into the rectangular or "8" shaped hole in the deadbolt mechanism. I think this has become bent or misshapped somehow. Or maybe the hole has a rough burr on it. You might be able to flatten the blade with a hammer and anvil or maybe dress up the problem with a file. Good luck.

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Does my Schlage BE365-CAM BE365CAM505 have a feature that allows it to automatically lock the deadbolt without having to enter code and turn the dial?
Sort of. The lock has what is called the "turnlock" feature. When enabled, you have to only push the Schlage button, then manually turn the dial. When disabled, you have to enter the user code, then turn the dial.

To enable/disable this feature, enter your Programming Code--press the Schlage button--Press 7.

Each time you do this, you toggle between enabled and disabled.

Videos for installing and programming can be found on this page:

Scroll down and find them under the heading Electronic Security--Keypad deadbolt 365

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Kwikset smartcode deadbolt. The lock button unlocks it the code locks it. I followed the handing instructions and tried the bolt in both positions while doing that procedure after the initial problem.

Let's review the programming steps, in case you are overlooking something. This information was found at this link:

Important before proceeding: 1. Verify that position #2 of the "Settings
Switch" is in the OFF position. (Refer to section 11.) 2. Work with the
door open (away from jamb) to avoid accidental lock out. 3. Make sure
the bolt of latch is in the extended (locked) position

8. Automatic - Bolt Direction Determination (Door Handing).
? In the steps below, the SmartCode mechanism automatically determines the "door handing" and sets the proper direction for motor to rotate.

a. Press and hold the "LOCK" button on the exterior keypad, while fully inserting the battery pack into the interior assembly (the tabs on the pack must face out)

b. When the unit begins to operate the bolt, release the "LOCK" button.

c. Do not disturb the unit for approximately 20 seconds until the interior Green LED flashes followed by a beep. During this time the system will drive the bolt several times, will determine "door handing", store data in memory and exit. It is very important that this process is allowed to finish properly.

Proceed with programming your Usercodes per the instructions.

Finally, here is the contact number for Customer Service At Kwikset. Call them if you still have the problem.


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How do I lock the door with the key pad? I can unlock it fine but I can't get the door to lock. Don't have the manual. what buttons to I press?

Push the Lock button on outside touch pad to extend latch bolt 1" which locks the door when you leave.
Enter your desired personal code to retract the latch bolt completely which unlocks the door when you return home.
The T-turn on the inside of the door is used to extend (lock) or retract (unlock) the latch bolt when you are inside.
Using the key from the outside will also extend (lock) or retract (unlock) the latch bolt.
This Touchpad Electronic Deadbolt should be accompanied by a Kwikset Knobset, Leverset, or Handleset.

I cut & pasted the above from the installation instruction sheet.
Here is the link to the entire installation instructions sheet (manual):

It is a .PDF file, so if you aren't able to view it, download and install Adobe Reader from this site first:

If you are not able to lock the door using the outside touch pad's lock button, you may need to reprogram the door's "handedness", which gives the lockset the ability to be used on doors that have their hinges on either the right or left side of the door (right-hand or left-hand door).
The instructions for that are found on Step 4.9. This is also an excellent time to change the batteries, which is recommended yearly.

Good luck!

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I have spent over an hour looking for information on how to set a code for my Schlage BE365 CAM 619 keyless access deadbolt. I want a very SIMPLE explanation. Don't tell me to go to the Schlage web...

First make sure you have a fresh new battery installed
Next if you feel you have fiddled with it so much you can reset the lock to the factory default settings, to do this

1.Disconnect the Battery

2. Press and hold the Schlage Button while reconnecting the battery

However proceed before resulting to a reset and see if you are sucessful.

There are preprogrammed user codes already programmed into the unit
These two USER CODES (UC) are on the Yellow Sticker and on the Installation documents that came with the lock. Also the 6 Digit PROGRAMMING CODE (PC) is listed in the same location.

Assuming the lock was installed correctly and tested for correct operation.. proceed...

First.. I agree with you about the instructions.. many places they use the word "press" when they should have used the word "enter".. or phrase.. "enter the user code by pressing the corrosponding numbers".. however..

With the door open test the lock function
Press the Schlage button.. this should extend the bolt

Next Enter one of the two supplied preprogrammed user code (a) or (b) and rotate the thumbturn away from the door edge (generally to your left or counter clockwise) This should retract the bolt.

To Enter a New USER CODE (UC)

1.Enter the 6 Digit Programming Code (PC) via the key pad

2.The Schlage button will glow Orange

3.Press and release 1 on the keypad

4.Enter your new/desired 4 Digit USER CODE (UC) via the keypad

5.Enter the new/desired 4 Digit USER CODE (UC) via the keypad again (yes a second time)

The Schlage button should flash green.. signalling the program was sucessful

Repeat the lock function test using the new User Code (UC)
Make sure you write the new UC number down.

This lock will store up to 19 UC codes.

Good Luck!

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If the cam is improperly aligned, the lock must be disassembled to a point where, with the bolt retracted, the cam can be turned to the correct position without moving the bolt. This will require withdrawing the flat driver bar completely from the cam before turning the cam. The driver bar will then pass through the cam at a forty-five degree angle when the lock is reassembled.

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Brought new keyless dead bolt. Put it in a door that opens in with hinges on right side. The problem is that the motor wants to turn the dead bolt the opposite direction, unlock extends deadbolt,...

My lock adjusted itself automatically... You have to hold the lock button in (on the exterior side) while you insert the battery pack - the deadbolt will cycle in and out, then beep a couple times. You'll be holding button for maybe 10 seconds.
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