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Remote has buttons for alarm , garage door and sliding gate. This morning when i pressed the alarm button to activate the alarm the gate opened

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The programming on your remote buttons probably got overridden. Just reprogram your remote's buttons for the alarm and gate .

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SOURCE: garage door remote won't open the garage door

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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Okay...upon further inspection, my left spring has broken in two. Going to call around for some quotes to replace the spring. Thanks for the suggestions.

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Hold the button with the lock icon in for 3 seconds. This should toggle the unit off vacation mode and your remotes will work.

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SOURCE: My garage door won't close unless I hold the main button down

your garage door has saftey sensors at the door
these are photo eyes
in the owners manuel that came with the opener
that has pictures in it which would help
the photo eyes need to be clear of debri and aimed at each other with no obstruction
there are leds on each sensor and when aimes properly they should be light if i remember correctly
if you can not get them to light then you may have to replace the sensors

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I live in Retreat , Cape town . where can I find remotes for this garage door opener units. And what is the cost.

as I live in the US I have no idea what kind of stores are there , but here most home improvement stores carry them .

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How to Program Acura Remote Transmitter

Acura Remote Alarm / Central locking

Model: CL Year: 2001-2003
Model: TL Year: 1998-2006
Model: MDX Year: 2001-2006
Model: RDX Year: 2007-2009
Model: RL Year: 1996-2004
Model: RSX Year: 2002-2007
Model: TSX Year:2004-2008

System Operation
  • Pressing remote transmitter LOCK button once activates alarm and central locking.
  • Pressing remote transmitter UNLOCK button once deactivates alarm (if fitted) and unlocks driver's door only.
  • Pressing remote transmitter UNLOCK button once also activates driving position memory. Driver's seat and mirrors move into memory position specified on remote transmitter when driver's door opened.
  • Pressing remote transmitter UNLOCK button twice within 5 seconds unlocks all doors.
  • Pressing remote transmitter trunk release button for 2 seconds activates trunk release.
  • Pressing remote transmitter PANIC button for more than 1 second activates panic alarm.
  • Pressing any of the remote transmitter buttons deactivates panic alarm.
  • If vehicle unlocked and doors not opened within 30 seconds, locks are reactivated.

  • Remote transmitter battery replaced.
  • Press remote transmitter LOCK button or UNLOCK button 5-6 times.
  • System should now lock and unlock vehicle to indicate synchronization procedure complete.
  • Check operation of remote transmitter

  • Obtain all remote transmitters.
  • Switch ignition ON.
Proceed as follows:
NOTE:Point remote transmitter at central locking signal control module (located behind glove box).
  • Within 4 seconds: Press LOCK button or UNLOCK button of first remote transmitter.
  • Within 4 seconds: Switch ignition OFF.
  • Within 4 seconds: Switch ignition ON.
Repeat procedure above twice.
  • Within 4 seconds: Press LOCK button or UNLOCK button of first remote transmitter.
  • System should now lock and unlock vehicle to indicate programming mode activated.
Within 10 seconds:
  • Press LOCK button or UNLOCK button of first remote transmitter, allowing doors to lock and unlock once.
  • Press LOCK button or UNLOCK button of each remaining remote transmitter to be programmed, allowing doors to lock and unlock once as each remote transmitter is programmed.
  • Switch ignition OFF.
  • Remove key
  • Check operation of all programmed remote transmitters.

System Operation
  • System arms 5 seconds after switching ignition OFF. Immobilizer warning lamp flashes during this time
  • Switch ignition ON.
  • Immobilizer warning lamp illuminates for 2-3 seconds.
  • If immobilizer warning lamp illuminates for 2-3 seconds then flashes rapidly:
  • Key code not recognized.
  • Remove key and try again.

  • System malfunction.
  • Key added or replaced.
Immobilizer can only be programmed using diagnostic equipment.

Model: MDX Year: 2007-2009
Model: TL Year: 2007-2008

System Operation
  • Pressing key LOCK button once locks the vehicle.
  • Pressing key LOCK button twice within 5 seconds activates the alarm.
  • Pressing key UNLOCK button once unlocks the driver's door only and deactivates alarm.
  • Pressing key UNLOCK button within 5 seconds unlocks all doors and tailgate.
  • Pressing key UNLOCK button within 5 seconds and holding will open windows and sunroof
NOTE: Models with "Technology Package": Alarm central locking functions can be altered using digital multifunction display in instrument panel.
  • Pressing key PANIC button for more than 2 second activates panic alarm.
  • Pressing any of the key buttons or turning ignition ON deactivates panic alarm.
  • System will automatically lock all doors when vehicle is driven above 15 mph (if function selected).
  • If vehicle is unlocked and doors or tailgate not opened within 30, 60, or 90 seconds (depending on programming), locks and alarm system are automatically reactivated.
  • Pressing tailgate release button once will open, close or reverse direction of tailgate.

  • Key remote transmitter added or replaced.
  • System malfunction.
  • Obtain all keys fitted with remote transmitters.
  • Ensure doors, trunk / tailgate and hood are closed and unlocked.
NOTE: A maximum of 5 remote transmitters can be programmed.
  • Switch ignition ON.
Proceed as follows:
  • Within 4 seconds: Press LOCK button or UNLOCK button of first remote transmitter.
  • Within 4 seconds: Switch ignition OFF.
  • Within 4 seconds: Switch ignition ON.
  • Within 4 seconds: Switch ignition OFF.
Repeat procedure above twice. Locks should cycle when button in pushed.
  • Within 4 seconds of each other press LOCK button or UNLOCK button of each remaining remote transmitter to be programmed, allowing doors to lock and unlock once as each remote transmitter is programmed.
  • Switch ignition OFF.
  • Remove key.
  • Wait 10 seconds.
  • Check operation of all programmed remote transmitters.


System Operation
  • System arms when vehicle is locked using the remote transmitter.
  • If key code is not recognized:
  • Engine starts, then shuts off.
  • Immobilizer warning lamp flashes once, then blinks until ignition is switched OFF.
  • With ignition switched OFF, immobilizer warning lamp will flash 10 times to indicate the system has reset.
  • Remove key and try again.

  • System malfunction.
  • Key added or replaced.

Immobilizer can only be programmed using diagnostic equipment

Model: RL Year: 2005-2009


  • Remote Transmitter added or Replaced.
  • System Malfunction.
Remote Transmitters can only be programmed using diagnostic equipment.

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Trying to identify the "learn" button on my gate opener! Want to install the button for the gate on my Nissan Maxima 2013. Able to install the other two buttons for the two door garage openers but not for...

The elite comes with a liftmaster receiver located above the control box the older kinds were metallic under thelat cover there is a small learn button.

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I have 2007 kia the doorlocks are locking on there own when you open passenger door and make noise plus tpms light is on since my sensor was replaced after I bought new tires


Feb 15, 2010 | 2001 Kia Sportage

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There was a minor change for mine to work.. see below..

- you must park your Prius close to the gate opener, leaving it running (obviously not in the way of the gate closing)
- Hold the button the the mirror and then push your garage door remote button and hold until the light on the mirror starts to flasyh fast. THIS programs the button on the mirror, but not the garage opener - yet (this was key for me)
- locate the "learning button" on the opener itself
- press the "learning button" on your gate opener and then get back into the Prius within 30 seconds (more time than it sounds) and press the SAME Homelink button you just programmed above. I don't recall how long I held the pre-programmed button, but the light will flash as I recall.
- Then, when working the garage door, you may need to hold the mirror button for a good second for it to work - but I had tried for months to get mine to work, and finally after reading many posts, the above sequence worked on my 2008 Prius with my Lift Master, Security + rolling codes garage opener.

Just - program the button on the mirror with your remote FIRST.. the garage opener will not work.. then use the Learn button on the garage opener and the SAME BUTTON you just programmed.. and it worked great for me. Not programming the mirror button first will not work. Using only the Learn button will not work. You must program the mirror first with the remote, then use the learn button and the SAME button on the mirror. Hope this helps.

Scott 2008 Prius with Lift Master Security + opener.

Oct 30, 2009 | 2007 Toyota Prius

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I press the lock door/alarm activation button and

sounds like the remote is not program try programing the remote again

Jul 11, 2009 | Vehicle Parts & Accessories

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1997 venture keyless remote programming


System warning lamp located on top of the instrument panel
Press UNLOCK button once , turns on interior lamps and deactivates alarm (if fitted)
Press UNLOCK button twice w/in 5 seconds unlocks all doors, turns on interior lamp and deactivates alarm (if fitted)
To activate alarm system (if fitted):
Switch ignition OFF
Open driver's door
Press Lock button on remote
Close Driver door
warning lamp will flash when system is activated
Press remote power sliding door button will open sliding door (if fitted) only if unlocked first
Pressing remote panic button:
*Sounds horn intermittently
*Flashes exterior lamps
*Turns on interior lamps
**Pressing panic for the second time OR switching ignition ON deactivates alarm.

Remobe key from ignition switch
Remove the "BCM PRGRM" fuse, from the fuse box
Close all doors
Turn ignition switch to the ACC position
With in 1 SECOND , turn the ignition switch to OFF then back to 'ACC'
(really, with in one second)
Open and close the driver's door. A chime will sound, indicating programming mode activated
Press and HOLD LOCK and UNLOCK SIMULTANEOUSLY untill a chime sounds 2 times ( about 15 seconds)
Repeat this exact procedure for all remotes to be programmed
Remove key from ignition
Refit 'BCM PRGRM' fuse.


Aug 24, 2008 | 2000 Chevrolet Venture

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Remote only closes the garage door, will not open it

Anytime a door opens and/or closes randomly or doesn’t work consistently I look for a smashed wire between the motor unit and the wall button.

If the wire is smashed the insulation becomes so thin that power will leak thru the insulation and activate the door or interfere with the remote signal.

Loosen the staples with a small screwdriver and slide the wire about ½ inch to move any areas of thin insulation away from the staples.

The second thing would be a bad wall button or a remote with a sticking button.
Or a remote in someone’s purse that gets the button pushed by other stuff in the purse.

The test is to disconnect the push button wires at the power unit. If the self operation / interference stops you have located the problem. If you reconnect the wires and disconnect the wire at the wall button this will tell you if the problem is the wire or the button.

In your case the expansion of the wall in the afternoon may be enough to cause pressure on the wire to increase the problem – works in the morning but not the afternoon.

Also after you change the batteries you need to reprogram the remotes.


Aug 08, 2008 | Sears Craftsman LiftMaster Chamberlain...

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Programing the garage door opener

First press the two outside buttons of the three mounted. Hold them until you see a flash of the light. This clears any previous programming.
Next Press the assigned button at the same time press your garage door remote button. Hold the remote upward within half inch of the buttons. Press at the same time until you see a flash.
If your rolling codes align from your unit then it should work by pressing the assigned button.
If not, you have to go directly to your garage door unit in the garage. There is a button that could be black, green, purple, orange, or clear. That is a learn button. Press it ( DO NOT HOLD IT ) just a quick press. (If you hold it in it will break your frequency code and go into reset, your remotes will not work and will have to be reset as well)
So, after you press that button you will see a light , maybe flashing, maybe not Then you have 30seconds to get back into car and press and hold the assigned button (1,2, or 3) for 2-3 seconds let go do three times. Allow a few seconds or count to 3 for each of the three times. The garage door will go up or down when it's accepted the frequency.
Gates are a breeze! Just do step 1 and as soon as it flashes you're connected.
Good Luck!.

Jul 27, 2008 | 2006 Jaguar XJ8

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