Electrical

Electrical Questions? Ask an Electrician Online.

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Craftsman garage door opener: Having door will open only…

Customer Question
Craftsman garage door opener: Having...
Craftsman garage door opener: Having door will open only with wall switch, but will not close. All remotes do not work.
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Electrical
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Electrical Question
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
1. Wall switch - Door opens when switch is depressed and released immediately. But, door does not close when switch is depressed and released (door jerks with short up and down motions), light on back of motor blinks and the interior light on front of motor is on then shuts off. If wall switch is held down in the depressed mode during the entire the door will close. All remotes have had their batteries have been replaced but still will not operate the door at all.
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Posted by JustAnswer at customer's request) Hello. I would like to request the following Expert Service(s) from you: Live Phone Call. Let me know if you need more information, or send me the service offer(s) so we can proceed.
Answered in 1 hour by:
2/18/2016
Electrician: Eddie, Home Improvement Contractor replied 2 years ago
Eddie
Eddie, Home Improvement Contractor
Category: Electrical
Satisfied Customers: 1,275
Experience: owner of Island Pro-Craft
Verified

Hi my name is ***** ***** am a Home Improvement Contractor with a vast array of knowledge in many fields including repairs done in a span of 38 years. I can help you with your difficulties but I will need some information and I will ask you questions that I will need specific answers for. I am asking you to help me, help you. So if I can ask you to take the time and answer, to the best of your knowledge. I am not on there, on site, and it is that much more difficult for me, or anyone for that matter, to diagnose what the problem could be. That way, with your help, finding out what is right with it, is a step to eliminate what is wrong with it ......sometimes it may be one of a hundred things but together with your patience we can work toward a goal to get this issue resolved. My goal today will be to provide you with a satisfactory and a reasonable answer to earn an excellent service rating from you.

If I may ask:

1-) I got the make and model but do you have the manual for it?

2-) how old it might be and if you are the original owner

3-) there are safety sensors on your door do they have either an amber, yellow or green light that is on right now?

4-) a working wall control and how many remotes

5-) how many times does itr flash before pausing

6-) has there been any kind of disruption that may have changed the dynamics with this opener....any wiring or perhaps the kids playing there or a recent power outage

7-) do you feel that you are capable of making simple adjustments and more than mechanical in making some harder ones if necessary?

We can start here and with the info you provide I will add steps toward our target as we proceed by our correspondence

If by some reason a resolution to the problem just isn't possible, I will do my best to supply you with any remaining options, from what other resources I can find.

Please, since we take pride in our good reputations, and you might feel the need to choose a bad service rating, I ask that you stop and consider replying back to me with any of your concerns.

And thank you for your help and assistance

eddie

Ask Your Own Electrical Question
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with an electricianLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask Mike Your Own Question
Mike
Mike
Mike, Master Electrician
Category: Electrical
Satisfied Customers: 1,426
1,426 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Licensed Master Electrician - OnQ Certified Data Voice Audio Video Installer

Mike is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

You did one super job of explaining to me everything there is to know about this fridge. I'm looking forward to asking you questions in the future.

JimmyBagley, IA

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Mike

Mike

Master Electrician

1,426 satisfied customers

Licensed Master Electrician - OnQ Certified Data Voice Audio Video Installer

Jason

Jason

Service Technician

3,958 satisfied customers

Over 20 years of experience in all types of installations, troubleshooting, and repairs.

Mike G.

Mike G.

Master Electrician

8,196 satisfied customers

Proven Professional 49 years Experience

Kevin

Kevin

Licensed Electrical Contractor

4,345 satisfied customers

31 years Licensed Electrical Contractor in Illinois, Adjunct College Electrical Instructor, Former Electrical Inspector, Diploma: Digital Electronics, FCC Technician License

AssuredElectrical

AssuredElectrical

Master Electrician

3,264 satisfied customers

Contractor-42+ Years in the ElectricalTrade

electrifier

electrifier

Master Electrician

1,458 satisfied customers

Electrical contractor and electrical inspector for over 24 years with phone and networking expertise

Rich

Rich

Master Electrician

1,117 satisfied customers

Over 35 years residential, commercial, industrial wiring, install, troubleshoot, service, maintain

< Previous | Next >

Related Electrical Questions
Can i use a forward and reverse switch so i can run motor
Can i use a forward and reverse switch so i can run motor both direction if so what number wires go together… read more
Sam I
Sam I
Electrician
B.S.
748 satisfied customers
I have a 120v to 12v transformer trying to wire to a switch
I have a 120v to 12v transformer trying to wire to a switch which in turn will control a 12v light … read more
Sam I
Sam I
Electrician
B.S.
748 satisfied customers
I need to wire a 110 volt motor to a 220 volt timer. One
i need to wire a 110 volt motor to a 220 volt timer … read more
Sam I
Sam I
Electrician
B.S.
748 satisfied customers
My wall switch has two black wires one red wire and a bare
My wall switch has two black wires one red wire and a bare ground for a ceiling light not sure which to hook up … read more
Sam I
Sam I
Electrician
B.S.
748 satisfied customers
I have a Dayton 2x440 drum switch and an Elite painted motor
I have a Dayton 2x440 drum switch and an Elite painted motor I just purchased from BH-USA. I am having trouble wiring the switch to the motor and BH-USA will not help because the switch isn't theirs..… read more
George Smith
George Smith
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
439 satisfied customers
I am wiring 6 6amp lights with 2 switches on both sides of
OK I am wiring 6 6amp lights with 2 switches on both sides of my garage, now I have already run my wiring on the lights, not the switches yet, and it's 12/2, can I just run 12/3 for the switches? … read more
Kevin
Kevin
Licensed Electrical Contractor
Diploma
4,345 satisfied customers
I was wiring a chandelier on a dimmer switch and I believe I
I was wiring a chandelier on a dimmer switch and I believe I had the wires switches. After wiring them correctly and I try to turn it on at the dimmer switch it blows the circuit breaker. … read more
Kevin
Kevin
Licensed Electrical Contractor
Diploma
4,345 satisfied customers
I have a 415v 3 phase motor wired in Star can also be wired
I have a 415v 3 phase motor wired in Star can also be wired in Delta , wired into a Star/ Delta switch.. Can it run on 240v single phase once reconfigured....???… read more
Sam I
Sam I
Electrician
B.S.
748 satisfied customers
I have a GH-A Bremas switch for a boat lift. the motor is a
I have a GH-A Bremas switch for a boat lift. the motor is a Westinghouse series EA81 3/4 hp code K. I have 5 wires from the switch, but the old switch just had 4 wires. i do not know how to wire the s… read more
Sam I
Sam I
Electrician
B.S.
748 satisfied customers
I just wired a Leviton décor switch 3 way and the light
I just wired a Leviton décor switch 3 way and the light won't turn on. I checked the connections and they are all attached. is it possible that I mixed the 2 traveler wires? … read more
Sam I
Sam I
Electrician
B.S.
748 satisfied customers
I want to wire in a float switch to the 8911DPSG13V09
I want to wire in a float switch to the 8911DPSG13V09 starter switch for my pump. Do I need a pull in to start and hold in the starter? … read more
Sam I
Sam I
Electrician
B.S.
748 satisfied customers
Need to wire evap cooler motor pump to a 3way electrical
Need to wire evap cooler motor pump to a 3way electrical plug in … read more
Mike G.
Mike G.
Master Electrician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
8,196 satisfied customers
I'm trying to wire a dayton 1hp. single ph. motor in my Jet
Please. I'm trying to wire a dayton 1hp. single ph. motor in my Jet lathe. I have 4 wires coming from my reversing switch. I connected the red wire to P1, because it is hot in either direction. the ye… read more
Sam I
Sam I
Electrician
B.S.
748 satisfied customers
Got my hot wire going to a switch and my neutral going to a
Got my hot wire going to a switch and my neutral going to a plug. i put my leads , one on each one and read 66 vac. Why? … read more
Kevin
Kevin
Licensed Electrical Contractor
Diploma
4,345 satisfied customers
I'm trying to wire a secondary panel for a transfer switch
Hi I'm trying to wire a secondary panel for a transfer switch used for a inverter in a rv it's the squared 70 amp to2 space model … read more
Sam I
Sam I
Electrician
B.S.
748 satisfied customers
I'm looking to wire a lamp to also power on a motor for
I'm looking to wire a lamp to also power on a motor for rotating the lamp shade. Is it possible to do so with one cable? … read more
Mike G.
Mike G.
Master Electrician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
8,196 satisfied customers
Electrical motor wiring question. New motor. For my machine
electrical motor wiring question JA: How old is the system in question? And have you consulted an electrician yet? Customer: new motor JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself? Customer: yes, for my… read more
George Smith
George Smith
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
439 satisfied customers
I am attempting to wire a smart switch to replace the switch
I am attempting to wire a smart switch to replace the switch for the light in my dining room. The smart switch shows attachments for hot, neutral, ground and load, but in my box there are two neutral … read more
Kevin
Kevin
Licensed Electrical Contractor
Diploma
4,345 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x