Arrival Sensor battery holder broken

I’ve had a Smartthings Arrival for a little over a year and started noticing that it would frequently say it was detected/not detected when it was just sitting at home. Opened it up and saw that the little clips in the battery holder have worn down and the battery just pops right out now. I’ve just shoved some paper in there for now to hold it down but I’m wondering if this is a common problem.

Those with arrival sensors, have you had any issues with the battery holder getting worn down? I’m a bit hesitant to just get another since I’m worried it’ll happen again.

Almost the same thing happened to my two presence sensors; the little plastic tabs snapped right off when I was changing the batteries (and I was really careful on the second one). My two were the original ST presence sensors, not sure if the internals are any different on the arrival sensors?

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I don’t think they change or enhance the design. I noted once you put back the cover they are good so I just continue to use it.

My clips broke as well. I took a bit of tape and wrapped it over the top half of the battery and around the back of the circuit board. I haven’t had any issues since.

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That’s what I did, little bit of electrical tape and all was well.

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Thanks for the suggestions folks. I changed the battery last night hoping that was it but it was still going nuts all night. I’ll give some electrical tape a try, but at this point I’m thinking my sensor my just be messed up.

It might also help to reset the sensor back to factory default and re-add it to ST. Just a thought.

Good idea, i’ll give that a try as well.