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How to close an SW3750 safe (by Sentry Safe)

I bought a home with a SW3750 Safe. I was able to open it with a key and a code but I cannot close it now. What do I need to do?

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  • Bernardo Gomez May 17, 2014

    By closing I mean the spindles or metal locking bars are not poping out nor can I get the handle back to the horizontal position

  • Bernardo Gomez May 19, 2014

    Hinges are not obstructed and door closes all the way. Still won't close. Thanks

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Look in locking holes for obstructions .check to see if hinges are obstructed and the door will not lock unless it closes all the way.

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To close and lock

You can relock the safe in two ways. With the door

closed, depress the key lock (if equipped) with your

finger, or spin the combination dial one full turn.

For greatest security, do both. (Make sure the door
handle is in the horizontal position.) There is a link to the manual at the bottom of this page...
http://www.sentrysafe.com/Products/380/SW3750_Electronic_FIRE-SAFE_

Posted on May 17, 2014

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I finally ignored the poorly-written instructions for programming a personal code and simply entered the factory code first and then pressed the prog/enter code button.  The safe opened.  The instructions tell you to push the prog/enter code first and then enter the factory code or personal code to open the safe.  Wrong!  Do it my way should this problem happen to you.

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no if you turn your lock box around so your key is facing away from you and place your right hand on the side top and your left hand on the box and push the lid to the right a good inch and a half and lift the box will open no problem key or no key. this is a very poorly made safe

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To reset the combination on a Sentry safe, open the door of the safe, delete the existing codes, press the PROG or P key and enter the factory code. Finally, enter a new five-digit number as per individual preference, which is the new user combination.
It is always prudent to reset the combination on a Sentry safe when the door is open because it prevents the user from being locked out. To open the Sentry safe door, type the five-digit factory code given in the owner's manual. This factory code cannot be altered.
To delete the existing codes on newer models of the safe as of 2015, press the P button. Then, type the factory code and follow it up by inputting "00000" into the safe. On older models of the Sentry safe, press the PROG button and type the factory code two times.
After deleting the existing codes, press the PROG or P key and then enter the factory code once again. Within five seconds, type a new five-digit number, which is the new user code. To verify if the user code is working, retype it and then close the door of the safe. The user code is the primary code for opening the safe, and users can reset it as often as they want too

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  • Delete any existing codes by pressing the "P" key and entering the factory code, followed by "00000." On older safes, press the "PROG" key and entering your factory code twice to delete old codes.
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Turn the dial to zero.
Turn the dial to the left (counterclockwise) four times to the first number of the combination (pass the first number of your combination three times, stopping on it the third time).
Turn the dial to the right (clockwise) three times to the second number of the combination (pass your second number twice, stopping on it the third time).
Turn the dial to the left (counterclockwise) two times to the third number of the combination (pass the third number of your combination one time, stopping on it the second time).
Turn the dial to the right to the last number (stop the first time on your last number).
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