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Outside garage door key pad will not function in very cold weathe

When our weather turns cold ( minus 20 to Minus 30 C the key pad seldom works. This is a very annoying problem. I have two neighbors who also have the same problem with their Lift Master key pads.. Changing battery does not help. The only way I can get it to function is by warming it for 3-5 minutes with hair dryer.

Is there a fix for this, perhaps a better quality key pad?

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  • syaloz Jan 08, 2009

    I have the Same Problem. I wasnt sure if it was the Battery and I changed it several time and Still would not work when i enter the code in. this is really fustrating.

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Yes, that is an issue.  My suggestion is to replace the outside keyless with a wired keyless (Domino GD-1).  This will get your batteries inside so they can stay warm.

Posted on Jan 01, 2009

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