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My security system is going off every 2 or 3 min. I think

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My security system is going off every 2 or 3 min. I think the battery is gone, but how do I replace the battery
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Computer
Expert:  Nathan replied 1 year ago.

Hello, I’m Nathan, and I’ll be assisting you today. My livelihood depends on your positive feedback, so your satisfaction is my highest priority.

Sorry to hear you’re having trouble.

Most every security system has a backup battery in case of cut wires or power outage.

It will be a standard 12 volt battery, which will be in a metal or plastic enclosure box. The box will look something like this:

It is usually located in the pantry or master closet, but could be in a garage or attic even.

The battery you need will be this:

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