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My neighbor's 2008 Camry is suddenly opening and closing my Craftsman garage door opener. He lives about 200 yards from me. How do we get it to stop? Thanks.

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You did not post the model of the opener but there should be a set of switches that are very small and you use those to set the encoder frequency on both the remote and the opener.

Posted on Dec 31, 2016

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    Richard A SCHROEDER Dec 31, 2016

    Thank you for responding. He isn't using a hand-held remote. It's his Camry's built-in Homelink that's suddenly (after 8 years) operating both his door and mine. After reading some responses to other similar issues, I think I'll try holding my learn button for 8 seconds to clear all of the codes. Hopefully his Camry's button won't work on my door anymore and I can just reset my remotes.

  • Brad Brown Dec 31, 2016

    This is why posting the model info is so important.

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