This message occurs because the patron's credit card information is residing in an open batch. You must first edit the credit card information in the batch, then you can edit the information on the recurring record.
  1. Navigate to Revenue> Batch entry
  2. Click on the Uncommitted batches tab
  3. Click drop down next to the batch number detailed in the error and select Edit
  4. Make necessary changes to credit card information (ex: Credit Card number, expiration date, name of card)
  5. Save and Close