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I have a Liftmaster 1/2 HP Secrity +, Model 1265LM (made in

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I have a Liftmaster 1/2 HP Secrity +, Model 1265LM (made in 1997). The chain sproket broke-off the top of the head unit. What current Liftmaster Model head unit can I get to replace the old 1265LM so that I don't have to change-out the rail, chain, etc. ?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Home Improvement
Expert:  Eric M. Bright replied 5 years ago.

Hi, Welcome to, I am glad you are here! My name is Eric & I will endeavor to answer your question.


I have discussed this exact situation twice previously with The Chamberlain Group (The Maker of Liftmaster doors openers) Pro Technician support team and both times they have told me (regarding the model numbers I inquired about) That there were none that were interchangeable. I do not believe however, that I insured about your model number or even about a unit that was as old as 1997.


Here is the phone number that you can cal in the morning to make your own direct inquiry. Keep in mind however, that if you are going to buy a new opener anyway, an additional 45 - 60 minutes of your time will replace everything and you will not have a chain and rail system with 15 years of stress on them. I do really recommend just replacing the entire unit along with all of its components


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