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How do I remove or replace a Go Wireless Link battery?

Follow these instructions to remove or replace a Go Wireless® 250 mAh Replacement Battery, order code GW-BAT-250, $8, in your Go Wireless Link. Follow these instructions carefully as PERMANENT DAMAGE can result if not done properly.

To replace batteries on other Go Wireless devices, see
TIL 3173: How do I remove or replace a Go Wireless Temp battery?
TIL 3675: How do I remove or replace a Go Wireless pH or Go Wireless Electrode Amplifier battery?

Battery Removal Instructions

Tools needed: Phillips screwdriver (#00 or #2)

  1. If necessary, remove a connected sensor from the Go Wireless Link.
  2. Unscrew and remove the charging end cap on the Go Wireless Link.
    3676-Remove_Charging_Cap_GW-LINK.png
  3. Unscrew the BTA connector end cap on the Go Wireless Link.
    3676-Unscrew_GW-Link.png
  4. Remove the BTA connector end cap.
    3676-Open_GW-Link.png
  5. Carefully slide the circuit board out of the housing.
    3676-Remove_insert_GW-Link.png
  6. Carefully pull up on the battery connector to remove it from the circuit board.
    3676-Disc_Battery_GW-Link.png
  7. Please be sure to dispose of the old battery properly. To find a recycling center near you, see www.call2recycle.org

Battery Replacement Instructions

  1. Follow the Battery Removal Instructions, above, to remove the dead battery.
  2. Press the new battery connector down onto the associated pin connector located on the circuit board. Wrap the wires around the edge of the circuit board as shown.
    3676-Connect_Battery_GW-Link.png
  3. Carefully slide the circuit board into the housing. Be sure the charging end cap has been removed before replacing the circuit board or permanent damage can result.
    3676-Replace_insert_GW-Link.png
  4. Place the BTA connector end cap onto the housing.
    3676-Close_GW-Link.png
  5. With the BTA connector end cap in place, secure with two screws.
    3676-Screw_GW-Link.png
  6. Carefully place the charging end cap onto the housing. Be sure the charging clips are not bent or broken or permanent damage can result. Secure the two screws.
    3676-Replace_Charging_Cap_GW-LINK.png
  7. Test the new battery by pressing the button once on your Go Wireless Link and verifying the LED lights.
  8. Attach a probe and continue using your Go Wireless Link.
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