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Garage door opener doesn't work with key pad or remotes

HNave a Sears Craftsman 1/2 horse power garage door opener. Stopped working with remotes in both cars, and the keypad. changed ouat the keypad battery. No luck. Is not locked. DOES work with the wqired in opener by the back door to the house. Stumped.
thanks for any ideas.

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  • Anonymous Feb 18, 2009

    I forgot the code for the keypad attached to the side of the garge door- how can I program a new code?

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It sounds like for some reason the receiver has lost the stored codes for your remote transmitters. The wired button goes right to the opener so it continues to work.

On the back of the opener you'll see a small pushbutton. Press it and the indicator light nearby will come on. While this light is on, press the button on your remote. The light will go out and the code is stored. Repeat this for each remote. The process is the same for the keypad, except that you need to enter your desired 4-digit code.

If this programming doesn't work you'll need to replace the receiver board. Like any other piece of computerized equipment, it can fail or be damaged by power line problems. But try reprogramming first, as that's the most likely solution.

If this has helped you, please take a moment to rate the solution. Thanks for asking here!

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