Re: [IP] Paradigm insulin pump
I always start the battery cover by hand. Once it is finger tight, I use a
quarter or nickel (whatever I can find) to make the slot go vertical.
On Tue, Apr 12, 2011 at 10:21 AM, Pollard, Marie
<email @ redacted>wrote:
> I just ordered a new one from MM. It was starting to break off on one
> side. Do you use a quarter or nickel to screw the battery top on?
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> Sent: Tuesday, April 12, 2011 1:12 PM
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> Subject: Re: [IP] Paradigm insulin pump
> When screwing in the battery fastener screw sometimes it doesn't screw
> properly because it does not catch properly.
> When that happens I unscrew it and very carefully re enter the screw.
> If it is
> in properly it will screw in fully. If it is not
> in properly, it will become tight before it is fully screwed in. Also
> if it is
> not started properly and tightens before it is fully seated, do not
> force it in
> at you might
> damage the threads. It's plastic and not as strong at metal.
> On Apr 11, 2011, at 8:33 PM, Bob Nowak wrote:
> > Yes. I use an eraser. The pump was replaced in Jan because the 1 year
> > pump just died. The new pump never worked when we got it out of the
> box. The
> > next one is having this problem that happens 1 out of 10 batteries.
> > basically a 3 month old pump. We never had any problems with either of
> > last 2 minimed pumps.
> > Thanks,
> > Bob
> > On Mon, Apr 11, 2011 at 10:00 PM, Marshall <email @ redacted>
> >> Have you tried cleaning the contacts, with either a pencil eraser or
> >> carefully with a liquid contact cleaner, perhaps using a q-tip
> >> Not
> >> Recommended By The MM Help Desk)?
> >> <SLASH>
> >> Same batteries we've used for 8 years. If you get an error or no
> >> and
> >> take the battery out and replace it with the same one it will work
> most of
> >> the
> >> time!
> >> <SLOSH>
> >> .
> > .
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