opener lite won't stay on

mack10May 6, 2010

My Craftsman opener works fine but the light goes off after a second or two. Is this a fixable problem?

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don_1_2006

If you are sure the bulb is good then try this. Unplug the opener and remove the light bulb. Use something small to pull out on the center contact in the light socket.

    Bookmark   May 6, 2010 at 4:44PM
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creek_side

At least some fluorescent bulbs don't work properly in some Craftsman openers, in my experience. If you are using a fluorescent, that might be the problem.

    Bookmark   May 7, 2010 at 8:27AM
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mack10

Lite goes on fine but after a second or two, there is a click from the opener (like a relay opening) and it goes out. Supposed to stay on for a few minutes before it "clicks" off. I don't see anything to adjust to increase the time delay but hope there is something. Any ideas?

    Bookmark   May 8, 2010 at 11:29AM
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creek_side

Perhaps you are overloading the the opener's lamp circuit. Are the bulbs both within the opener's rated wattage?

Other than that, all I can think of is a defective logic board.

    Bookmark   May 9, 2010 at 12:39PM
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