How do you reset a master lock if you forgot the combination?
To set or reset the combination on your 175, 176, 177, or 178 Master Lock padlock:
- Open the lock using the previous combination.
- Insert the reset tool in the hole on the side of the lock.
- Push the reset tool in and turn 90° in either direction.
- Set wheels to your new combination.
- Turn and remove the reset tool.
How do you manually reset a lock?
Take these steps to reset your lock:
- Pull up the shackle to open the lock.
- Rotate the shackle 90° counterclockwise and press all the way down.
- Hold down the shackle and set your own combination by turning dials.
- Turn the shackle back as normal. The setting is now complete.
How do you change combination on Master Lock?
Dial the first number of your combination by turning the dial to the left, going counter-clockwise. Rotate the dial to the right going clockwise, being sure to pass the first number just once. On the second rotation, stop turning when the second number of the combination reaches the “change” position.
How do you reset combination lock master?
Changing a Precision Dial Lock Open the lock using the old combination. Insert the reset tool into the shackle hole. Turn the reset tool so that the Master logo is facing you. Rotate the dial clockwise 3 times to clear the old combination. Enter your new combination. Remove the reset tool to lock it. Write down the combination in a safe place.
How do you open a combination Master Lock?
Turn the dial at least three rotations clockwise first, just to make sure it is clear. Turn the lock’s dial clockwise to zero. Apply pressure on the shackle, which is the curved handle at the top of the padlock. Turn the dial clockwise ( CW ) slowly as you press the shackle.
How do I find the combination to my Master Lock?
If you lost the combination to your Master Lock and your lock has a serial number, you can find the combination for your lock by sending a form to Master Lock. You can not reset the combination on this type of Master Lock. On Master Locks with resettable dials, if you lose the the combination, it is not possible to find the lost combination.