How to Change Garage Door Opener Code

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Changing the code for your Sears Craftsman or Lift master garage door opener is a very simple task. If your model is more than 5 years old, you may need to obtain instructions specific to your model. If you’re still having trouble, weak batteries could be preventing you from programming your remotes. Replace the batteries and then try reprogramming again. Here’s a link to purchase replacement batteries. Some remotes use a different frequency than others. If you’re unable to program or change garage door opener remote, leave your tension to Pro Garage Door Indianapolis. Universal remotes work with almost all Craftsman models except the older openers that use DIP switches.

Resetting Process
Locate the motor unit mounted on the ceiling. Located at the rear of the unit is a button to reset the entire system. Press and release button.

Enter the new 4-digit code into the keypad and push enter. Lights should flash to let you know it has been programmed.

Push the button on the remote to ensure that it is working. You may also test the keypad entry to ensure that the new code works there.

Alternate Resetting Process
If the previously described process does not reprogram your remote, try the alternate procedure. Some motor units have a “Program” switch on the back.

Flip the switch to “Program” and enter a new 4-digit code into a keypad. Switch the motor unit back to “Operate.

Changing the code for garage door opener is a very simple task. Different methods can be used to program most Sears garage door openers. If your model is more than 5 years old, you may need to obtain instructions specific to your model.

Tips & Warnings
Plug the motor unit back in. The light should flash on to signify that the reprogramming has worked.

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