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Why Is My Garage Door Remote Not Working?

Why Is My Garage Door Remote Not Working?

If you are having trouble with the remote for your garage door, there could be a few possible reasons. Before you jump ahead into replacing your remote try to identify the source of the problem.

Problems On Garage Door Remotes

In many cases, the issue stems from a battery that needs replacement. Try replacing the battery in your device and using it again on your garage door. If this solves the problem, then you have identified the issue without needing to buy any new hardware.

If replacing the battery does not work, then it is likely that your garage door remote is not properly paired with the opener. For some models of garage doors openers, this can be remedied quickly simply press the LEARN button on the opener device and in one of the button on the remote until its response. After that has been accomplished, test out if this solution works.

It is also possible that your current remote is incompatible with your type of opener. If you are using a universal remote control check to make sure that it works with yours before you buy any new equipment. You can do this by consulting brand manuals or customer support lines, Some brands only accept remotes and keypads from their own production line if yours is one of those models then purchasing a product from them may be necessary for successful operation.

Finally, older types of garage doors opener may require setting DIP switches on both devices to match their frequency settings to connect successfully. If yours like that then double checking and adjusting these settings may solve any troubleshooting required here too!

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