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Remote does not open garage door

I have a Chamberlain LiftMaster Pro 1.3 garage door opener (371LM) that works fine from the wired button, but the remote doesn't work. From the picture on this site, I think the remote I have is Chamberlain 950CB.

The Chamberlain was installed new with the house just two years ago (Feb 06). The remote worked fine until I programmed one of my car visor buttons to open the garage door about a month ago. Then the car button worked but the remote stopped working. So a week ago, I tried to reprogram the remote by pressing the learn key on the opener and pressing the remote key. The process seemed to go fine, with the lights flashing at the proper time. But afterward the remote didn't work and my car button stopped working.

I've tried reprogramming the remote and the car button several times to no avail. I've also replaced the battery in the remote and reprogrammed it, but nothing. I do have two remotes, and have replaced the battery in the other one as well, tried reprogramming it. Nothing.

At this point, the only thing that works is the wired button on the wall. Funny thing, when I press the remote button, the light on the opener flashes as though it is receiving the signal, but the door doesn't budge.

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  • kcirceo Jan 23, 2009

    This makes sense, but unfortunately there is no lock button on my system. I ended up taking the batteries out of my remotes and putting them back in to see if this would reset anything. (They were brand new.) Then I pressed and released the Learn button, then pressed the button on the remote (it's a single-button remote), and that successfully reprogrammed each remote. Now I'm back to my original problem of the remotes working, but the car visor button not working. But this is a better problem to have. Thanks for trying.

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It sounds like the wall button has the lock feature engauged.

Is there a small green LED flashing inside the wall button?
Push and hold the lock button for about two seconds and the LED should stop flashing. This will unlock the garage door opener and your remotes should start working. You may have to reprogram your remotes and homelink again since you triedprograming in the lock mode.

Good luck.

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