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craftsman garage door opener remotewont open or close do

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craftsman garage door opener remote
wont open or close door
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Home Improvement
Expert:  Brian replied 2 years ago.
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Can you explain a little more? The wall button works fine? If you have a wall button with the lock feature, verify that it is not engaged since this disables remotes.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.


motor receives signals from remotes and vehicles (u can see the light blink sometimes hear a click). drive will not start


 

Expert:  Brian replied 2 years ago.
If the door is stuck open, verify that the trolley is not stuck on the bolt located near the motor unit. If it is, simply dislodge it from the bolt and reset limits to stop the trolley before it hits the bolt.

I would also remove the cover off the motor unit and just verify that the plastic gears are not worn and binding.

A clicking noise typically means a bad logic board and unfortunately they cost around $70.00. The clicking typically appears after a lightning storm or power surge. They are highly sensitive to these and fail. If the opener is older than 10 years I would recommend spending that money towards a new opener. On the plus side, today's opener technology is better and safer.

Also, invest in a surge protector made for garage door openers....it will help protect the new logic board.

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