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Replacing the Batteries in the Cox Homelife Door Locks

Solution

The following is used to support the door lock and battery.

  • The lock is powered by four alkaline batteries located on the interior side of the lock, under the interior cover.
  • The recommended battery is a new non-rechargable alkaline battery.
  • Based on ten operations per day, the battery is expected to lock for over a year. Systems that sit idle may continue to be operational for longer.
  • The following help to extend the battery life.
    • Get the maximum out of your batteries life by establising the lock setting switches to position one, two, and three.
    • Ensure the door is aligned and the lock is not making serveral attempts to lock or unlock, causign excessive battery use.
    • Avoid turning on the keypad light more than necessary.
1

Complete the following steps.

  1. Using the hex key provided, remove the three screws that hold the interior cover in place.
     

    The hex key is size 3/32. If you misplace it, a replacement can be purchased at a hardware store.
     

    Remove screws from door lock
     

  2. Remove the interior cover.
     

    Remove interior cover from door lock
     

2

Remove the battery pack.
 

Remove battery pack
3

Remove the old batteries.
 

Removing old batteries
4

Place four new alkaline batteries in the battery pack.
 

Replacing with new batteries
5

Reinstall the battery pack. Make certain the arrows on the DOOR indicator are pointing towards the door.
 

Reinstalling battery pack

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