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My garage door opened by itself 3 times yesterday after

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My garage door opened by itself 3 times yesterday after being shut for a couple hours?

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Programmed an extra opener last week dont know if its relavent?

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Home Improvement
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can you change the program codes to see if that helps? possibly someone has the same code as you in your area?

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