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I can not get my remote for my sears 1/2hp door opener (1996) to program. The wall consoles and keypad work, but not the remote. I tried changing the batteries with no luck. Do I need a new remote? I have 2 garage doors and can't get it programmed for either one.

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Sounds like you need a new remote. Make sure you purchase the correct remote for your model opener. There are many that will not work.

Posted on Mar 28, 2011

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These remotes don't loose the programming code when a battery goes dead, most likely the remote or the board on the opener went bad, do any other remotes work? You can take the remote to an auto parts store and test it there. (They have a tester for key fobs)

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