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La Crosse... | Answered on Jun 29, 2018


Mine stopped working about 2 weeks ago (May 2018) after about 8 years of service. I had tried the recommended procedure to depress the reset button on the sensor, but it still would not reset / reboot the temperature sensor. I suspect the non removable batteries to be the issue failure so I am about to crack the case open to try to troubleshoot the issue for confirmation.

La Crosse... | Answered on Jun 02, 2018


La Crosse is very specific about what you should do and how you should do it for a battery replacement.
Begin by removing all batteries, both outdoor and indoor. Install new batteries in the outdoor unit. Allow the time it takes to get from the outside to the inside for the outside unit to initialize and begin sending data. Install batteries in the indoor unit and observe outdoor temperature. You should see indoor temperature as well. Finally, set the time. This last can be tricky as it seems difficult to set an exact time. I have two different La Crosse receivers connected to one transmitter and the one in front of me now is indicating 70 deg F indoors and 80 deg F outdoors.

La Crosse... | Answered on Sep 12, 2016


I have a La Crosse unit right in front of me and it is showing +18 F tonight. Saturday, we are supposedly going to sub-zero.
With regard to your problem, La Crosse instructions are very specific about the battery replacement procedure. Remove all batteries from both units, then install new batteries in the outdoor unit. Allow time for the outdoor unit to "initialize" and begin sending temperature data. Install new batteries in the indoor unit and you should see the outdoor temperature displayed.

La Crosse... | Answered on Feb 13, 2016


Aloha. Try asking your question here: Clocks Watches Questions . They helped me before with an antique clock problem. Good Luck.

La Crosse... | Answered on Jan 20, 2016


We are having the same issue. How did you get this resolved?

La Crosse... | Answered on Jul 06, 2015


download the manual from here: http://www.manualslib.com/manual/533191/La-Crosse-Technology-Wt-8005u.html

La Crosse... | Answered on May 10, 2015


Your clock may have failed in a way that new batteries won't help.

La Crosse... | Answered on May 10, 2015


You may have to order a replacement sensor directly from La Crosse.

La Crosse... | Answered on Apr 29, 2015


http://www.lacrossetechnology.com/products/resources/misc/8005-manual.pdf

La Crosse... | Answered on Mar 16, 2015


Find reset pin hole on base unit. Push in with a paper clip. Pin hole may be in battery compartment.

La Crosse... | Answered on Mar 13, 2015


I had this problem and after 7 days I've heard nothing back from LaCrosse. Problem appears to be a non-functioning magnetic reed switch inside the circuitry housing. It's easy to remove the cover with a tiny phillips screwdriver (mind the small and delicate gasket/o-ring). Then the circuit board is held in with two more tiny philips screws at the bottom of the housing. Removing and replacing the switch will require a low-wattage soldering pencil. I used a Standex-Meder part number ORD228VL-1015 from Digi-Key. Only a couple $, cheap, fast shipping. It appears to be an EXACT replacement.

La Crosse... | Answered on Feb 04, 2015

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