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LiftMaster garage opener will not erase memory

Moved into a new home a couple months ago. Car was broken into on my driveway a week ago, and one of my garage door openers was stolen (along with some other things). The problem is that the opener ...
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Garage door opener remotes suddenly open incorrect door

Both my remotes stopped working today. The wired wall button still opens the door. If I click my remote button multiple times, it opens the other garage door. Both openers are craftsman and the one ...
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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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What could cause a garage door opener trolley to only travel a few inches?

I have an older (circa year 2000) Chamberlain belt-drive opener. Today the trolley has started misbehaving. It opened the door fine this morning, but now will only travel a few inches down from the "...
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New (2019) Chamberlain 3/4 HP belt drive door opener

I was wondering if I buy a second wall mount door control, identical to the one supplied, can it be wired in in parallel from a second location with a two wire circuit paralleled to the existing at ...
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Reliability of Security+ 2.0 versus Security+ LiftMaster Garage Door Opener

I have a circa 2001 Chamberlain LiftMaster garage door opener that randomly does not respond to wireless remotes (both car remotes and a wireless keypad). This morning I used the wireless keypad to ...
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Reprogram new remote to garage door opener with dip switches

I was having a problem with my garage door remote stolen in this thread but now I think I found a replacement remote that may work. Is it possible to replace just the garage door opener console? The ...
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Is there such thing as short range only garage door opener?

Is there such thing as short range only garage door opener/remote? My opener can open the garage from the 3rd floor when I live and it bugs me that the opener might be pressed accidentally and it ...
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Why do garage remotes revert to billion code?

According to the LiftMaster troubleshooting guide, one common problem is that a Security+ remote reverts to billion code technology. What causes this, and is there any fix? One of the remotes may ...
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New garage door opener, can't push door down, rail buckles up instead

I've installed a new garage door opener after my old one just stopped working. It's a Genie PowerMax 1200 I followed the instructions to a Tee. I have a solid door instead of a paneled door, so I ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Strange garage door sensors

In my 2 car garage, a box was moved close to door #1. The sensors for that door remained normal (solid sensor lights). However, the red sensor for door #2 started blinking and that door (#2) would not ...
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Can I program a garage key without rendering other programmed keys useless?

At my previous residence, I used to press a program/reset button on the garage motor to program a new remote. But that used to also make any other remotes paired to it useless as those remotes would ...
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Why does garage remote not work after replacing the remote/batteries and pairing it up again?

I have replaced the remote, put a new battery in, paired it up with the garage door opener. The remote only works when I am standing right under the garage door opener. Please help.
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Correction for garage door opener that leaks current to bulb?

I've got an Alister Access 3000 garage door opener. The normal light bulb is a standard rough service 60 watt incandescent. It has the unfortunate side effect of melting the plastic lens cover over ...
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How could changing the remote battery suddenly cause my garage door to behave erratically?

My garage door remote was behaving properly yesterday -- it had just gradually become a bit less sensitive (I had to press the button harder, from a closer distance), so figured it was time to replace ...
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WiFi garage door controller installation

Currently I have the normal garage door remote but in addition to it I would like to add a WiFi controlled system. https://imgur.com/a/TmViiSt Those pictures show the current control box and the new ...
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Why does the wall-mounted control for my Genie 2024 Garage Opener quit working when the weather is hot?

Remotes work fine. But every time the temperature gets above 80 the light in the wall unit (inside) goes out and it quits working. Usually by the next morning it comes back on. Since we're having ...
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How to work around spring support when installing a garage door opener?

I'm trying to help my brother with a garage door opener installation. Normally this would be pretty straightforward, but his garage has a feature/obstacle I've never seen before. The door installer ...
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Chamberlin Keypad work with a Linear motor

I replaced an old Chamberlin garage door open with a Linear LDO50 motor. I have a Chamberlin garage door opener keypad (model unknown) mounted on the outside of the garage. I’m trying to program the ...
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Garage Door Operation Inconsistent (But ONLY with the Universal Remote)

I have the problem that many others have had here except that my door has stopped working with the universal remote (roof of the GM car) ONLY. The Lift-Master remotes work well. Initially, it was ...
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Why did my garage door opener fail weeks after being fixed?

My home that I've lived in for three years was built in 1982. Up until recently, I had enjoyed trouble-free operation of the garage door opener that was installed in the house when I moved in. ...
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Can I disconnect the sensor on my overhead door and still have the door work with an opener?

Can I disconnect the floor sensor on my overhead door and still have it work with a remote and wall opener?
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Garage door opener has loud buzz while operating

About a week ago, my garage door opener (Genie Screwdrive Pro) started making a very loud buzz sound while the door moves. All the google searches for buzz or hum from an opener either point to a ...
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Craftsman Garage Door doesn't open with remote at higher temperatures

3 car garage (single and double doors), two 1/2 HP screw drive Craftsman openers, 15 years old. The single works fine all the time, rain or shine, hot or cold, works prefect. SAME remote, the double ...