Changed Batteries in garage door opener remote....now won't work
I have a Sears Craftsman Garage door opener from 1997 model # 41A4315-7D. The batteries went dead in the remote, so I changed the batteries. The remote calls for 2 batteries DL2016. They are supposed to be installed on top of each other. I have tried putting them in the remote in all the combinations possible; positive to positive, negative to negative, posivite to negative, etc. After installing the batteries in each combination, I tried resetting the codes and can not get any to take. HELP! There is a gree code search button on the back of the opener that I am pressing along with the remote button. The remote has the opener button and 2 smaller buttons (no idea what they do). Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.
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This receiver logic board (part number 41AB150-2) is for garage door openers, including Craftsman garage door opener model 13953904D.
This receiver logic board (part number 41AC150-2) is for garage door openers, including Craftsman garage door opener model 13953901DM.
You won;t need the original openers for the newer garage door openers. There is a button on the back of the opener that you have to push to get the universal remote to sync with the garage door opener. The instructions that come with the universal remote are pretty good in explaining the setup.
You probably need to program the garage door opener,not the car.I have only had to program the Craftsman opener in my garage once(our 2005 Grand Caravan has a built in opener)The opener should have a programming button(my Craftsman opener's button is under one of the light covers).It will probably have the programming instructions near the button(in TINY print).You will want to have ALL of your garage remotes handy(to make sure they all still work after adding the car's remote-some openers have a maximum number of transmitters allowed.
If this is the 3 button HomeLink Transmitter usually centered overhead above the rear-view mirror, this should work:
While the engine is turned off follow these steps to program up to three channels: 1. Decide which one of the 3 channels (one of the 3 HomeLink buttons) you want to program. 2. Press & hold the desired button through step 3. 3. When the HomeLink indicator light begins to blink slowly(this may take up to 30 seconds), hold your hand-held garage door remote about 1 to 3 inches away from the buttons & then press and hold the button on your garage door remote. Continue to hold both buttons until the indicator light on the HomeLink begins to flash rapidly(this may take up to 90 seconds).
If it still doesn't work, make sure the batteries in your garage remote are not weak, and try again moving the remote back & forth and left & right or turning it upside down while programming.
Also note HomeLink will not work with older garage door openers, especially not with ones manufactured before April 1st 1982.
Make sure you have a fresh battery in the garage remote. Drive away about a block and park. Press the two outer buttons on the IS for about 20 seconds , they will flash 10-15 seconds and then go out,erasing any old codes in the car. Then select a button position, 1-2-or3 on the car for your garage function. Hold your garage remote to the car's button pad and depress the garage remote button and the cars button (1-2 or3)continually. The LED in the cars touch pad will flash slow, then fast then go out. Once these steps are completed the car and your hand held are syncronized...thh car has recieved the remote function. That is step 1 for all vehicles.
Now you need to return to the garage and "introduce" your car to the garage door opener's receiver. Depending on the brand there will be a "learn" button on the garage door opener. You will climb a ladder and push the learn button as per instructions in the opener manual or on the stickers on the opener motor itself, if it is a Chamberlain, Liftmaster or Craftsman.... These buttons will be pressed to erase old opener codes or program to add new devices...which is what your car is. Each opener has its own series of functions but generally after initial set up of the ceiling unit, you will depress the learn button and hold for several seconds. Then within 30 seconds , you will depress the cars button for about 2 seconds and release, the lights will flash on the ceiling unit in the garage indicating success and the next time you press the cars button the system works. For complete detailed instructions go to the HOMELINK web site. It covers most cars by model and openers by brand with VERY detailed instructions. Nice car! Enjoy and post back with results
You must push a red button on the Craftsman garage door opener then you follow the instructions in Lincloln Navigator manual. The instructions to push the red button may be on the Craftsman garage door opener reomote.
Try holding the hand held remote up next to the homelink (built in remote). Hold down the botton on the hand held remote and the botton you want to program in the car at the same time until the homelink light goes out. This could take 60 seconds or more. Now depending on which model garage door open and how old it is you may need to program the car to the opener. Usually this is done by pushing the botton on the back(Liftmaster,Sears, Chamberlin) or the botton on the front(Genie) and then go to the car and push the same botton on more time. I hope this helps.