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I have a 1/4 hp. Chamberlain screw drive opener. Suspect lightning

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I have a 1/4 hp. Chamberlain screw drive opener. Suspect lightning fried it. Can't find a replacement near Oxford, NC 27565. Don't want to change from screw to belt or chain. What can I do?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Home Improvement
Expert:  Michelle-mod replied 4 years ago.


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Expert:  Russell H. replied 4 years ago.
As I understand the case, you need to replace your garage door opener module, a screw-drive type made by Chamberlain.
And you cannot find a local vendor for it.

Would you be willing to buy the replacement from Sears Online? or from some other online source? I have not checked yet, but (depending upon the model #) I suspect some online source might be offering a viable replacement for sale. I see some that might be proper replacements listed for sale for $40 to $250.

Please reply with the model # for the opener you have (if possible), and also mention the details I mentioned above. Thanks.
Expert:  Russell H. replied 4 years ago.
This one might be compatible?:

which is a Chamberlain brand screw-drive opener.
(...the odd-looking domain name is for Vanuatu, and links redirect to

Or perhaps this one?:

which is a Craftsman brand screw-drive opener.

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