Honeywell 5816—Tamper Error

A tamper error occurs when the panel is reading that the sensor’s cover is not attached properly. To address the tamper error on your Honeywell 5816 door/window sensor, follow the instructions below.


Step-by-Step Instructions:

1. Press the end latch to remove the cover.
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2. Take note of the tamper button, which must be pressed by the cover to resolve the error.


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3. Return the cover to the sensor, starting with the side opposite the latch, pressing closed until the latch snaps into place.
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If you need further assistance, you can call a Support Representative at any time at 317-399-5748.