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LiftMaster remote not linking to Genie Garage opener/controller

Googling "liftmaster remote for genie controller", I do find lots of pages about "Genie remote, Liftmaster garage opener", but I haven't come across any info for the other way ...
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What surge protector should be used for various home electronics/appliances? [closed]

A- How do I choose the right surge protector for a garage door opener? I recently experienced the effect of a power surge after a lightning and lost a few items. So my question is how to prevent ...
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Zigbee garage door button

I have that most basic of garage doors with that simple button (that looks like a doorbell) to open/close it. I’m looking to replace that button with a zigbee one for remote control. But I haven’t ...
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Liftmaster garage door opens fine from remote but won't open at main button

My main button doesn't work by the door but my remote is working fine to open and close my garage door. I took off the main button and touched the wires together it still didn't work. The button has a ...
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Garage door opener works with remote but not switch

I have a 20-year-old Python Garage door opener. Worked fine. I decided to add an additional "push-button" dry contact relay to the mix so I could operate it with my phone. After unplugging ...
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LiftMaster garage door stopped closing

I have a LiftMaster 1/2 HP from 2004 (sorry, don't know the model offhand). Just yesterday it started exhibiting this behavior: Opening the door works fine. When closing the door, it will travel 90% ...
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How to remove a single remote from liftwaster garage door opener

I have a garage door with a red auto-learn button that is used by several people. I would like to remove a single programmed remote from the opener without deprogramming all the other remotes that are ...
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Garage sensors: connect 2 pairs of reverse sensors for added safety?

I have one pair of functioning door sensors at kid level that work fine. I want to add another pair of sensors higher up (height of my truck bumper) so that the garage won’t close if my car is ...
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Is there spring tension on this garage door part?

We have bedrooms above the garage and I am trying to reduce the noise from the garage doors. I have installed a vibration isolation kit like this on the opener/motor, which already made a huge ...
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How can you program a Liftmaster garage door opener when there is no "B" button?

According to the Liftmaster manual, to program the garage door opener, which is required if the LEARN BUTTON was held down 6 seconds or more and ERASED the stored code, one must: Remove the cover ...
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How can I fit an opener for a rollup door into my metal shed?

I had a metal shop built and I would like to add a garage door opener for the roll-up doors but because of limited room between the top of the roll-up door and the roof, I am not sure if one will fit. ...
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How to change battery in garage door keypad?

One of the keys on the keypad for my garage door somehow got a key stuck temporarily and drained the battery. That was easily fixed, but now I am trying to replace the battery. The pictogram seems ...
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Craftsman HBW0777 garage door opener does not close door - light does not flash

I was given a garage door opener from 1994. Model number HBW0777. The case says Craftsman on the side, but I'm sure this unit is actually made by Chamberlain. It appears to be in decent condition, the ...
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"Press the push bar to activate control" message on Chamberlain or LiftMaster wall control panel

My Liftmaster or Chamberlain garage door wall unit reads "Press the push bar to activate control" but doing so does nothing. The door won't open by the wall unit, but will open from all ...
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Lost garage remote control

I lost the only remote control I had for my garage box. Normally I should be able to open the garage with a key and a cylinder lock. But when I bought this apartment (with this garage box), the ...
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Garage door won't close in cold weather

My garage door works perfectly when it's above 45 degrees. As it gets colder I have to hold the wall mounted master garage door opener/closer in to have the garage door close. It opens fine. I've ...
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How do fix a garage door opener that only briefly hums when activated?

I have a Lift Master garage door opener that is a quarter of a century old. Several years ago, I serviced the motor by replacing a worn out cog that appears to be constructed from some plastic ...
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Ok for garage door chain to sag on one side when door is closed?

I noticed today that the chain on my garage door seems to droop a bit on one side when the door is closed. I feel like I would have noticed if it was always like this (new unit, about 1.5 years old). ...
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Garage door immediately reversing when trying to close

I have a Ryobi garage door opener. It's been working fine until recently when trying to close it. The opener will try to close when pressing the button but then immediately reverse back open. I don't ...
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How does a garage door motor wall control on a two wire circuit determine between door control and light control?

I am trying to recreate the garage door wall switch (making a custom assembly that has two buttons to toggle the door and toggle the light). The first thing that I am attempting to understand is the ...
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Garage door remote has intermitted problem opening and closing

I have a Chamberlain LiftMaster and multiple remotes which are working intermittently. The garage opens fine from the wall control, however when I pull out of the garage and use the remote it will not ...
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What is this button/switch by Garage door connected garage opener

Moved into this house last year , Trying to figure out what this button does ? the white wire goes to garage opener. . Tried pressing it while the garage door is opening/closing ,nothing happens.
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Detecting voltage at garage door opener control panel wire

I've removed our previous 20 year old garage door opener and am installing a new one. I'm now at the step of wiring the new control panel to the wall. The garage is finished, and the old control had ...
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Buying new remotes because of a LiftMaster failure?

We have a LiftMaster model system installed in our parking garage, which seems not functional anymore. A service technician determined that the motor has failed. We received then two options: 1) ...
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Garage roller door motor not stopping when closed

I just replaced two broken straps on my roller garage door. They look like below (when not broken). Everything went well (tested with manual crank up and down etc..) but then I closed the door fully ...
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Garage door trolley no longer attached

The trolley on our garage door is no longer attached to the garage door opener track (with the operator) and the arm is hanging loose. I wasn't there when the trolley fell off the track, but was told ...
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Dalton wall mount garage door opener doesn't work

My Wayne Dalton garage door opener, model 3790/3790z, wall mount used to open the door. The manual said that I could lock the door by using the wall mount. When I tried to lock door, it didn't work, ...
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How to reverse the travel to an craftsman garage door opener model 139.57918 1 HP

I install the Craftsman garage door opener and is working fine except by the thing that when the garage opener “Open/Up” it close my gate and Vice-versa. This cause to me a security malfunction with ...
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Garage Door Opener, Power to Motor Will Not Turn Off

I have a Craftsman model 139.53600 garage door opener. While closing the door, the motor did not turn off and jammed the trolley against the trolley stop. The motor hums, gets hot, shuts off, cools ...
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Multiple LiftMaster 882LMW

Can two LiftMaster 882LMW multi-function control panels be wired in parallel? Has anyone looked at the PCB to see what it is populated with? The opener is a LiftMaster 8365W. Thank you.
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Chamberlain belt appears too long

I bought a Chamberlain B750, but the belt appears to be several inches too long and will sag significantly when connected. Is this normal? Do I need to shorten the belt somehow?
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Replacment remote for an older garage door

I have an older Lift-A-Dor garage door opener. The remote is no longer working. The remote model# is RC-10. The garage door lift is model# LD100. Where do I purchase a replacement or is there a ...
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Garage door arm ripped out of door

The other day I hit the button to open the door on my way out of the garage to grab something. In my haste, I had forgotten that I had the door slide lock engaged still. As a result, before I could ...
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Garage door opener will not close unless the wall button is held

I do not know if this could cause the problem or not but it is hooked up to an extension cord (not sure what size). There are two garage doors plugged in with extension cords. One is working but it is ...
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How to mount header bracket for garage door opener to concrete wall?

The anchor of the header bracket securing the garage door opener's rail to the concrete wall above the garage door came loose over time and with vibrations (details in a previous question). What is ...
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What kind of bolt is this? (securing the garage door opener rail to the wall face)

It was used to secure the wall mounting bracket of the garage door opener's tee rail to the concrete wall of the house above the center of the garage door opening. The bolt was inside an expanding ...
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Can I use a larger garage door motor as a substitute for proper springs?

I have a wooden garage door which is very old and heavy. The cable is broken. A spring was broken sometime back and I got the spring replaced with a new one. The guy did a poor job and the spring does ...
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What is this 'wall box' port on my garage door opener?

The back of my Boss OL4 garage door opener has a square port with two pins labeled 'wall box' - see top of page 11 in the manual here. Thing is there are also separate terminals for a push button to ...
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Replaced Safe-T-Beam on Genie Garage door opener, now I have no power

I replaced the Safe-T-Beam sensors on my garage door opener because of periodic issues with the door not closing. Now I have no power from the unit (SilentMax 1000). I tested the outlet and it has ...
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Garage door opener seems jammed

This is a relatively new opener, we've only lived in this new build house a year and of course the opener is out of warranty. First it kept trying to drive itself when it was already down and wouldn't ...
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Can I reuse the garage door rail when replacing the garage door opener?

I have a chain drive garage door opener. The sprocket on top of the garage door opener broke off so the chain isn't connected to the garage door opener anymore. I want to re-use the garage door rail ...
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Car in driveway is source of garage door opener interference

It has been determined that the car parked in my shared driveway is interfering with 2 other condos. The garage door company is sure it is coming from my car which has been parked there for years. ...
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Add manual light switch to Genie Garage door opener

Currently, my genie Is550a garage door opener functions as intended, opening and closing my single garage door by pressing the single button (similar to a doorbell) activator. Upon opening the door, ...
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No center strut in door for opener

Installed Genie Garage door (8' X 12') motor and chain rail with extension added. I am ready to attach it to the door but there is no center rail built into the door. Are there parts for this or do I ...
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Garage door won't open or close when the opener light is on

Garage Door Opener Model: Lift-master 1245R (by Chamberlain) Ok, so this has been quite the puzzle. Roughly a couple of months ago, one of my parents' garage door openers started having problems. The ...
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Garage Door Sensors

My garage door opener stopped working and I found it's because of the sensors. It's a very old unit from the late '80s. Sears brand, not even Craftsman. My concern is, since this is a very old unit, ...
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malfunction or burglar?

I everyone, I have a complicated situation so please bare with me for a minute. Years ago our garage door started to go up by its self. I was thinking about replacing the opener but when I looked ...
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Garage door needs light switch on to operate

I just bought a house. To use my garage door I just flip the light switch on(in photos) but this also turns on the lights as well. So to have my garage door always enabled I would have to leave the ...
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Use Doorbird D202 Doorbell to open/close Hormann Promatic Garage Door

I have a Doorbird D202 Doorbell and a Hormann Promatic Garage door. I want to use the Doorbird to Open the Garage Door This is the connection I believe we need to connect the Doorbird to in the ...
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Programming Travel on LiftMaster Gone Wrong

I've been having intermittent problems with my garage door opener either reopening after closing (fully) or opening after partial closing. I could force it closed by holding down the button. This only ...

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