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Can not operate with a remote when it is cold out. Of course the garage is cold too. Works fine if you push the (wired) button on the wall

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Maybe try changing the battery in the remote. If that doesn't work, I would talk to a professional about it.

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The little button with a padlock on the wall control is a "vacation" lockout feature that disables the remotes. There should be a small LED on the wall control that is always on steady. When the padlock button is pressed and released the LED should be constantly blinking (indicating the vacation lockout mode is active) and your remotes should be disabled. The wall control will still operate the door. Pushing the padlock button again should make the LED stop blinking and restore the door to normal operation.

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Have you tried to reprogram the chanel again?
Changed the battery?

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SOURCE: The wall button has a green light that is blinking

this just happened to us today as well. the wall pad has three buttons: one large back-lit button pad to open it and a lock button and a light button. the open button was blinking quickly and would open the door, but the car remotes did not work. I found that by pushing both the "lock" and "light" button at the same time for about 3 or 4 seconds, the back-lit "open" pad stopped blinking and went to steady green. I went back to the cars and checked the remotes there. both opened the door.

hope this helps someone out there

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SOURCE: garage door wont work with remote

If the small light in your wall control is blinking it is in the lock mode. Press and hold for 3 seconds the button with the icon of a lock. This will toggle the lock function off.

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SOURCE: Craftsman LiftMaster Chamberlain Garage Door Opener Wireless Keypad Model 976LM Security+: My craftsman 1/2 hp garage dood does not close whe...

If the main light flashes 10 times when you try to close the door it is a sensor problem. Make sure they are not flickering ever so slightly and that they are not loose on their brackets. Tweak them a little bit.

Posted on May 20, 2010

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