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What information is typically provided in manuals for Schlage locks?

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Typically, manuals for Schlage locks, knobs and levers contain installation instructions, door preparation templates and step-by-step instructions for rekeying the products. Manuals for Schlage electronic locks may also include cylinder removal instructions and keypad programming guides.

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The Schlage Electronic Keypad Entry Flex-Lock FE959 and Keypad Entry Auto-Lock FE575 come with a user guide as well as 21 other documents that prepare purchasers for tasks such as door preparation with or without existing holes, installation procedures unique to each model and a guide on low battery indicators. Additionally, these products come with information on the procedure for mechanical key override and wire routing instructions necessary for assembly. The user guides for these products contain information on the lock parts, their standard operation, battery replacement and emergency overrides.

By comparison, the installation instructions for the Schlage F-series detail a six-step procedure for door preparation alongside a nine-step procedure for installing the lock. The instructions include a complete diagram of the lock's internal parts and are printed in English, Spanish and French.

The Schlage Electronic Multi Family Deadbolt only comes with installation instructions. This particular product's manual includes a detailed explanation of the 14-step installation procedure, complete with diagrams, but does not offer rekeying or door preparation information.

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