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ADT boxes dinging and we don't subscribe

Posted by nanabella (My Page) on
Wed, Aug 24, 11 at 19:42

We have hardwired ADT which has a mind of its own. We have not subscribed for over 7 years. At first we thought it would come on if the electricity went off but not so. It starts dinging at the boxes any time of day or night. We randomly push buttons and it stops and then will sometimes start again. DH doesn't know what to look for in breaker panel.

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RE: ADT boxes dinging and we don't subscribe

It's a clever trick to get you to resubscribe?

There should be one central box somewhere, often near the circuit breaker panel about a foot square or so that you can probably kill.

RE: ADT boxes dinging and we don't subscribe

The power supply for the panel (a wall wart) in our case is in the garage.
I'd also look in the attic or basement if you don't find it next to the panel.

RE: ADT boxes dinging and we don't subscribe

Note if you yank the plug on it, it may have an internal battery in it. Mine (not ADT admittedly but I don't think they actually make the unit, just brand it) did.
I just replaced mine as the panels were all beeping saying that the battery needed replacing.

RE: ADT boxes dinging and we don't subscribe

Probably the battery has reached the end of its life. Below is a link on how to replace.

Here is a link that might be useful: BATTERY REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS

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