Wireless motion sensor not working. Need help!


Old 04-23-14, 02:05 PM
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Wireless motion sensor not working. Need help!

My home security system is vista 20. Currently, I found one wireless motion(it should be 5890 model) is out of work. Firstly, I thought it was out of battery. But, it still does not work after changing the battery. Looks like it has the connection to the main control, because when I removed the cover from the motion sensor, the keypad started to beep and shown ‘zone 11 check’
But if I run test (mc+5+1), the keypad does not beep if I wave my hand in front of the sensor. This zone is not bypassed. The red indicator led light is never on, no matter the system is armed or disarmed.
Should I reprogram it? Or do other check? If so, could you please tell me how to do it specifically?

Thank you.
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Old 04-23-14, 07:57 PM
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Wireless motions have a "lockout" timer to keep them from running the battery down in high traffic situations. As a result, they can be difficult to test.

Installer manual:

Has this device been tested to trip an alarm in the past?
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probably going to sleep. arm system to away, wait 3 minutes, walk in front.

red LED won't come on unless you move the jumper over to test.

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