Honeywell 5808W3—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 5808W3 smoke detector, follow the instructions below.

Step-by-Step Instructions:

1. Turn the sensor counter-clockwise to remove from baseplate.

001 HNYWLL 5808W3 Smoke Battery

2. Align the sensor over the baseplate, and turn clockwise while pressing against the baseplate to reinstall. When the sensor snaps into place, the tamper sensor should detect the error is corrected.

003 HNYWLL 5808W3 Restore Cover

You will also need to clear the error from the panel memory by following these instructions: GC2 GoControl - Silence Reset Alarm.