Are you wondering how to put batteries on a Coleman camping light? Coleman makes high quality camping lights with powerful LED lenses and sleek designs perfect for camping or when the power is down. Coleman camping lights, however, are difficult to open and replace he batteries unless you have the necessary tools. Many designs require different tools to do the job.
- Look at your Coleman camping light, and locate the screws for the battery compartment. Usually they are found on the bottom or the side. If the screw has a + design on it, that means it requires a Phillips screwdriver. If it has a – it needs a flathead screwdriver. Usually a screwdriver can be found in the garage, or in the odds and ends drawer, and at your local hardware store.
- Once the required tool is found, place the screwdriver into the head of the screw. Turn the screwdriver counterclockwise until the screw comes completely out. Use the screwdriver to pry open the piece that the screw was holding in.
- Identify what type of batteries are inside the Coleman camping light. If they are size D then replace them with size D batteries. Replace the batteries often to maintain maximum functionality.
There is an alternate design available for Coleman camping lights which requires no batteries. The Coleman crank camping light is perfect for long camping trips in which its impossible to locate screwdrivers or even batteries. With just one minute of cranking its possible to obtain up to 30 minutes of light, depending on the model. And as most Coleman camping lights have LED lenses in them, the life span of the bulb is unlimited.
When it comes to changing batteries, it is much easier to replace them prior to having them go dead. There is no use for a camping light with dead batteries in the dark. Maintaining flashlights is simple and organized. Replace your batteries today and be prepared for tomorrow.