Ademco Lynxr- one sensor governing two windows


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Old 04-13-24, 10:54 AM
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Ademco Lynxr- one sensor governing two windows

Bought a house that has several double and triple windows, where the original installer put a sensor between sashes to govern 2 sashes with one sensor. This happens in about 3 different sets of windows throughout the house. However, at one set, there's a problem: with the chime on, to indicate the sensor going off when window opens, one side of window chimes when opening, but the other side doesn't. How could the sensor work the left side sash...but not the right side sash?

 

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Old 04-13-24, 11:13 AM
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Did you check it by opening and closing one window at a time ?
If yes.... it may be a bad switch or one switch isn't wired.
You'd have to carefully open the transmitter to check the wiring.
 
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yes, checked one widow at a time, but one side is not being recognized. Also changed the battery for the heck of it. I'll carefully inspect wiring, but I think that is going to be right. If wiring OK, you'd be suspicious of sensor?
 
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Yes. Those switches do go bad.

You should find one wire from each switch connected together and capped off.
Then one wire from each switch on the screw terminals.
The two switches form a series closed loop.

It wouldn't hurt to replace them both.........an example.
 
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Think you're right. Will just change both and see where it stands...
 
 

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