Lazyboy Recliner Remote Control Replacement and Troubleshooting

Do you have a Lazyboy power recliner, but the remote doesn’t work? Then you wonder what may be happening. Well, the remote may not work for two reasons. It is either you haven’t synced it correctly, or a component is missing or damaged

So, if you are in such a dire situation, don’t worry, as this article will reveal tips on how to sync, troubleshoot or replace such remote. Let’s get started.

How to Sync and Program Remote Control

If you just got your Lazyboy recliner delivered, but the remote doesn’t work. Here’s what you do.

Disconnect the Power
• First off, look for a “Do not disturb” button by the side of the chair.
• Switch off the button if it’s in an ON position, so your remote can communicate to your chair. Pick your remote and remove the back cover to expose the batteries, then remove them.
• Check for the power supply cable, remove the batteries present in the adapter, and unplug the power supply.
• Once you take this step, wait for 10 seconds before you move to the next stage.

Check the power recliner for a “Find Me Button,” then activate
• After waiting 10 seconds, move on to check the recliner side for a Find Me Button”.
• This button comes with an hourglass symbol on it. Go ahead and press this button to activate.
• Pick up your remote and move on to the next step.

Reset Remote Button
• Look for good quality batteries and insert them into the remote.
• Look for a paperclip, bend it and insert it into a reset hole beneath the battery container.
• Push the paper clip into the reset hole, do this until you hear a click sound. The click sound signifies you have reset your remote.
• Wait for the following sequence of three beeps which shows you have a successful pair to your chair.
• Next up, ensure proper placement of batteries, get the remote cover, and place over the batteries for protection.

Test the chair
• Place the batteries inside your power adapter and plug them back in.
• Use the remote to see if it automatically reclines. If it doesn’t, look for any part you missed in steps 1 – 3 and try again.
• In another case, you should consider diagnostic tests and repair to see what went wrong.

Troubleshooting and Repair

When the recliner doesn’t work with the unit, it might occur due to a distortion in power cables. Here’s what you should do. Unplug the unit. turn over the power recliner unit, and then check all connected wiring parts.

Remove connected cable for a while and place back. Do this for all the parts connected in such a manner. Check the battery of the power adaptor to see if the battery is of good quality. Also, check batteries in the wireless remote to make sure it’s of good quality. Try to see if you can sync the remote to the recliner. If that process doesn’t work after a while, consider getting a new unit or take for repairs.

With regards to repair, there are three things you should check for and repair with your power recliner remote. This is basically for the wired remote type.

The first one is when the remote wire has a damaging cut. For this part, you need to get a new wire set for such a remote. Listen, you may need professional help, but it’s alright if you can do this the DIY way. When the wire of your power recliner appears with a cut, the first thing is to unscrew the remote and expose the internal component.

One prominent part is the board chip which takes the remote. Remove the wire from the motherboard, and cut part of the damaged wire out. Place the reminder on the board, get a soldering iron for complete attachment to the board, place it in the remote, cover the part and screw the remote. Meanwhile, if the wire is entirely damaged or burnt, you may consider buying a new unit from the market store.

Where to Buy Replacement & Parts

You buy any part of a Lazyboy recliner from any online commercial store. One such is Amazon, and you can get parts such as remote, power adapter, rackets, and other minor components. You can also lookup stores that sell furniture parts on your local directory to see one close by.

This concludes all information about the remote control of power recliners. They come in two types of wire or wireless (battery-powered). With wireless, there are little to no faults except to troubleshoot whenever it isn’t wired. It’s a different case with a wired remote control where you can replace or adjust the connecting wire.

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