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8 Beep Repeating Error Code

Initial troubleshooting steps

Step 1: Replace F2 Fuse 

Replace the Red 10 amp F2 Fuse with the spare provided in the control box housing.
Attempt to run with your remote. If if does not resolve move to Step 2.
Note: If you continue to blow fuses Click here for additional troubleshooting

Step 2: Try to Run without a load on the system

Detach the operator(s) arm from the gate. Attempt to operate the unit with the remote control or keypad.
Note: Do not use the the jog buttons.

Step 3 : Do you still have a Beep Code running on your Secondary arm connected to Primary Arm Terminal?

Next Step: Running a single arm only ( Remove Second Arm- Longer Cable)

  • Switch Power OFF (Bottom of Control Box)
  • Disconnect the Second operator arm wires from the control panel.
  • Switch Power ON (Bottom of Control Box)
  • Attempt to operate the unit with the remote control or keypad. At this point, only the 1st operator arm is connected to the  
    Note: Do not use the the jog buttons.


 

  • Switch Power OFF (Bottom of Control Box)
  • Connect Second Operator Arm wires to the First Terminal
  • Switch Power ON (Bottom of Control Box)
  • Attempt to run with your remote.
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Step 4: What is the result?

  • Disconnect the first operator arm wires from the control panel.
  • Move the Second Operator arm wiring to the first operator terminals.
    Note: Leave the first operator arm wires disconnected.
  • Attempt to operate the unit with the remote control or keypad. 
    Note: Do not use the the jog buttons.

Did the operator wired  to the 1st operator terminal operate correctly?

  • The 1st operator arm worked correctly, Disconnect the 1st. operator arm and connect the 2nd operator arm to the 1st operator terminal and leave the 1st operator arm disconnected.
  • Test

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No, the unit started beeping 7 times (click here)

Check your battery voltage while your arm is running. Choose the Result Below.

Remove the batteries and charge up using a secondary 12volt up to 2amp battery charger for 3 or 4 hours and recheck voltage.

If the voltage dropped below 12 volts dc. ( click here ) link them to “My beeps do not match any of the codes mentioned or it seems to mimic the sound unit make if I switch off then back on.”