Your garage door opener is a crucial piece of equipment that’s responsible for opening your garage door, so you can pull in with your vehicle without having to step out of the car. However, if there’s an issue with your LiftMaster garage door opener, you may want to figure out what’s causing the issue so you can determine the right solution.
At Precision Garage Door of Delaware, we’ve helped countless homeowners in Delaware and North Maryland tackle issues with their LiftMaster. To help you along the way, here’s a few common issues you may encounter, as well as what to do to ensure that the problem gets solved.
This LiftMaster troubleshooting guide should help you with the most common issues that you may experience with your garage door opener.
Understanding the Diagnostic Codes for Your Garage Door Opener
Your garage door opener is equipped with self-diagnostic software that can help indicate an issue. You’ll notice that there’s a diagnostic code display on the control board that can help you troubleshoot the problem with your opener. This panel will display a numerical code, but will also use up and down arrows to help identify the issue. It’s important to take note of the number of flashes the up or down arrow give off, so you can consult your manual and determine the problem.
Common Issues with Your LiftMaster
While having the manual out, along with using the numerical codes and the diagnostic chart as you’re trying to diagnose the problem, there are also some actions, or inactions, with your opener to help you indicate the problem:
- The Opener Doesn’t Respond to the Remote Control Commands: You may have to reprogram the remote control, but you’ll also want to make sure that the lock feature isn’t activated.
- The Door Won’t Close and the Light is Blinking: First, make sure that the safety reversing sensor is connected and aligned. You’ll want to make sure that these sensors were installed properly.
- The Opener Lights Won’t Turn Off When the Garage Door is Open: This is an issue with the safety sensor. Check to see if the sensors have been obstructed.
- My Neighbor’s Remote Opens My Garage Door: This is a quick and easy fix. Simply erase the memory from your opener and reprogram the remote controls.
Solving the Problem with Your LiftMaster Garage Door Opener
Diagnosing the issue with your garage door opener is only the first step. However, considering the safety risks with a garage door opener that’s not functioning properly, you’ll want to consult the professionals before moving forward with providing the solution. Trained garage door professionals can apply their knowledge and years of experience to the situation, and ensure that the repairs are being conducted correctly in a safe manner.
When you’re experiencing issues with your LiftMaster, you can always contact us at Precision Door Delaware for assistance. We offer a free estimate on the problem as well as the repairs needed. Once we’ve figured out what’s preventing your garage door opener from functioning properly, we’ll get to work and make sure that the issue is corrected!
At Precision Garage Door of Delaware, we’re here to help homeowners in Delaware and North Maryland get the most out of their garage door and its opener! Contact us today for your free estimate!