Remote FOB Battery Replacement

Updated 4 months ago by Juan Velez

190211-20-50-1

This bulletin covers the following models: Remote-start models manufactured before 1/1/2018; Remote-start models manufactured after 1/1/2018; and Yardworks brand models 100117 and 100135.

Read instructions carefully and completely performing service.

Remote used on units with date of manufacturer before 1/1/2018:

  1. Remove the two screws from the back of the remote fob using a Philips screwdriver. Separate the back cover from the front.
  2. Push the batteries out from underneath the holder using the Philips screwdriver. Notice the orientation of the batteries as they come out.
  3. Replace the older batteries with two new CR2016 batteries with the batteries stacked on top of one another with the positive (+) sides facing up.
  4. Place the back cover over the front and secure it together with the screws removed from Step 1.

Remote used on units with a date of manufacturer after 1/1/2018:

  1. Remove the three screws from the back of the remote FOB using a Philips screwdriver. Separate the the back cover from the front.
  2. Use a fingernail or flat blade screwdriver in the black recessed areas to pull the batteries out of their holder.
  3. Replace the old batteries with two new CR2016 batteries stacked on top of one another with the (+) sides facing up.
  4. Place the back cover over the front and secure it together with the screws removed from Step 1.

Yardworks brand models 100117, 100135

  1. Remove the two screws from the back of the remote fob using a Phillips screwdriver. Separate the back cover from the front.
  2. Remove the green printed circuit board from the remote housing.
  3. Using a small straight blade screwdriver, bend the retaining tab up past the top of the battery holder.
  4. Using a small straight blade screwdriver, push the batteries out of the battery holder. Note the orientation of the batteries as they come out.
  5. Replace the old batteries with two new CR2016 batteries with the batteries stacked on top of one another with the positive (+) sides facing up.
  6. Using a small straight blade screwdriver, bend the retaining tab back down.
  7. Insert the printed circuit board back into the back of the remote housing with the batteries facing down.
  8. Place the back cover over the front and secure together with the screws removed from Step 1.

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