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How to fix a doorbell


Step 1. Begin by testing the button to make sure it works. Doorbell buttons are commonly the culprit. Use a screwdriver to remove the two screws that secure the doorbell cover to the house.

 

Step 3. if the doorbell still doesn’t work, loosen the screws on the back of the doorbell, remove the wires, and touch their bare copper ends together. If the bell sounds the problem is a faulty button you’ll need to replace go to step 4). If the bell doesn’t sound, the problem is elsewhere in the system .go to step 5 . If you it replacing the switch, disconnect the wires and tape them to the wall to keep them from falling inside and getting lost.

 

Step 2. Carefully pull the switch away from the wall. Check the two wire connections on the back of the switch. If the wires are loose, reconnect them to the screws on the back of the button. Test the doorbell by pressing the button. Check the two wire connections on the back of the switch. If the wires are loose, reconnect them to the screws on the back of the button. Test the doorbell by pressing the button.

 

Step 4. To replace the switch simply buy a replacement that has the mounting holes In the same location as the old one. Wrap each of the wires around one of the screw on the back of the switch and tighten the screws Position the button over the mounting holes and attach the new button to the wall with a screwdriver.

 

 

 

 

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