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The keypad for my garage door no longer works. I've replaced…

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The keypad for my...

The keypad for my garage door no longer works. I've replaced the 9 volt battery and still cannot get the keypad to light up and it will not respond to my numeric code entry.

Contractor's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?

I just noticed the problem yesterday. I usually enter the garage using the remote control which I keep in my car, so I don't use the keypad often

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

That depends on how involved the fix might be

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

I don't know what other information I can supply

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Home Improvement
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Home Improvement Expert: Eddie, Home Improvement Contractor replied 11 months ago
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Hi .........one of a few things may have happened........

1-) from inactivity the batteries are not making good contact now so to remedy remove them and clean any corrosiveness off with alcohol and a swab.....then use a nail file or a pencil eraser and go over those areas where the battery will meet

2-) there could be a short somewhere or may have just become disconnected and we need to trace it

3-) the buttons have become worn and it may need to be replaced

please let me know if #1 worked

Thanks

eddie

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Home Improvement Expert: Eddie, Home Improvement Contractor replied 10 months ago

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