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Battery Backup for 24V Model 3020H and 3120H Operators - 39524R

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Getting in and out of the garage during a power outage has never been easier when your Genie battery backup kicks in. When the power goes out, Genie power goes on! Genie’s Battery Back-Up unit offers peace-of-mind to homeowners who want to be able to operate their garage door opener during a power outage.  

  • An optional accessory that is compatible with Genie models 3020H and 3120H only
  • Easily connects and attaches to the power head
  • Sleek design matches right up to the operator 
  • Provides up to 50 cycles in a 24-hour period after an initial power outage

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Sku: 39524R

 PDF Replacement Instructions for 39524R Battery Backup

Replacing the Genie 39524R battery back up instructions 

Battery Backup Install/Replacement

These instructions are written assuming that you will have ample room around Opener to perform this repair. Some rare instances will require removal of the unit from it’s mounting hardware and repair made on a bench or floor. Refer to your Owners Manual/Installation Poster for proper assembly and carefully read and understand all warnings and cautions pertaining to your unit.

WARNING
BE SURE ELECTRICAL POWER HAS BEEN DISCONNECTED FROM THE INPUT POWER LINES PRIOR TO REMOVING THE MOTOR COVER.

WARNING
ANY AND ALL REPAIRS MADE TO THIS UNIT MUST BE PERFORMED WITH THE DOOR DISCONNECTED FROM THE OPENER AND IN THE CLOSED POSITION.

CAUTION

TO PREVENT POSSIBLE SERIOUS INJURY or DEATH from electrocution AND REDUCE RISK of FIRE
— Disconnect ALL electric power sources and battery power BEFORE performing ANY service or maintenance. Install only in DRY locations - NOT INTENDED FOR OUTDOOR USE. Use only 12V, 5AH, SLA replacement battery (P/N 111658-0002.S).

Installing Battery Backup (BBU) Assembly.

1. Close the door.

2. Unplug powerhead from power source.

3. Tilt BBU approximately 450 and lower into slots in the top rear of the powerhead. Fig. 1.

4. Fasten to powerhead with 2 supplied self tapping screws.

NOTE: There are no holes in rear cover. Self Tapping screws will self tap
through cover.

5. Plug battery harness into plug located at the top of the powerhead.

6. Reconnect powerhead to power source.

39524R Genie garage door opener battery backup installation or replacement instructions

 

Testing The Battery Backup

NOTE: It is recommended that the battery backup be allowed to charge for 24 to 48 hours prior to testing. Initially, the opener may not operate from the battery backup mode if the battery is not fully charged.

1. Run the opener using the wall control or remote to ensure it is working properly.

2. Turn off power to opener by unplugging from outlet or turning off breaker.

3. Press wall control or remote control. Opener will run at a slower speed than normal.

NOTE: See troubleshooting guide (pg. 18) in owners manual if any of the steps above fail. Work light will not operate while in battery backup mode. (Courtesy white LED’s will illuminate.)

4. After successful test, reconnect powerhead to power source.

 

Replacing the Battery in the Battery Backup (BBU)

Proper care should be used when handling a battery. Eye protection should be worn.
NOTE: DO NOT reverse polarity (+) and (-) as this will damage the powerhead.

1. Close door.

2. Unplug powerhead from power source.

3. Unplug battery backup from harness connection. See Fig. 1.

4. Remove both mounting screws from rear of battery backup. See Fig. 1.

5. Detach battery backup from back of opener by tilting the BBU approximately 45 degrees and lifting up towards the ceiling. See Fig. 1.

6. Remove 4 screws from battery hold down bracket. Fig. 2.

7. Remove battery.

8. Disconnect harness wires from the (+) and (-) terminals.

9. Replace in reverse order

NOTE: Allow 24-48 hours to charge the battery before testing.

10. Test as noted above. 

39524R Genie battery backup for garage door openers replacement instructions

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

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  • Will it work with 3120?

    Yes it is compatible with 3120.

  • Will this unit work on a Genie Silentmax 3053-TSV?

    No, it will not.

  • Does this work for model 3053?

    No, it does not. The 3053 model does not have a battery backup that can be added to it.

  • I have a 7155 that does not have the battery backup on it but has the plug on top. Can I add this to my 7155?

    No, this cannot be added to the 7155 model garage door opener.

  • I have a genie 3020, will this be compatible?

    Yes, it will.

  • Does the battery recharge when the electricity is restored?

    Yes, it does.

  • I have the 3120 with battery backup. I can't figure out how to install it.

    We would be happy to assist you with your installation. Please contact Genie customer service at 1-800-354-3643 for free technical support by phone.

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