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I cannot close the opened door of my safe box Sentry A5846 after entering my password. How can I reset the code? The safe box did serve well last 3 years.

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  • quelerij Oct 03, 2010

    Of course I replaced the batteries, but twithout any effect.
    I need to reprogramme my code.
    Thanks

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You can't close the opened door and lock it? Usually this just means the batteries need to be replaced in the keypad. Have you tried replacing the batteries in the keypad?
Thanks Tim

Posted on Oct 02, 2010

  • Tim Grayson
    Tim Grayson Oct 03, 2010

    Any luck?

  • Tim Grayson
    Tim Grayson Oct 03, 2010

    Oh sorry just saw your response. Ok, do you have the original key for this safe? I can help you program the code, just let me know


    Tim

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