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Craftsman 1/2 hp garage door not running at all

Hi all, we purchased a house with a Craftsman Garage Door Opener (I have no idea how old the opener is). Our previous house had one as well, so I'm very familiar with the sounds, problems, etc they have. However, with this one I am stumped.

The sensors are lined up properly, it's plugged in, lights on inside button don't dim. I push the button, and it does nothing. The motor does not run at all. No humming, not chain attempting to move, not a sound.

Does anyone have any ideas as to what I could try to see what's going on?

Thanks a ton!
Chanda

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DOES IT WORK FROM THE WALL BUTTON??

IF NOT YOU MAY HAVE A BAD CAPACITOR - UNPLUG THE UNIT TAKE OFF THE COVER AND LOOK FOR A ROUND TUBE THAT HAS 4 WIRES CONNECTED ON ONE END . IF IT IS LEAKING OIL OR HAS A BROWN OR BURNED LOOK ON THE CARDBOARD END WITH THE WIRES IT IS MOST LIKELY BAD.

SHOULD BE AVAILABLE FROM ANY MOTOR REPAIR SHOP

HOPE THIS HELPS

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