GDO only travels in one direction. Please help. Tnx

JoeAugust 15, 2010


I have a 1993 Craftsman GDO, model 139.53636SRT.

Recently the door will only stay in the open position. The LED is ok, and the transmitters are working fine. The safety sensors are also ok and aligned. It only wants to travel in the open directions. The limit switch assembly is fine. I believe the board went bad..bc when the switch hits the up contact it should sent the signal back to the board so it can rotate the opposite direction. Any suggestions?


Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

You are correct. The relay on the logic board or the board itself could be bad. Either way it is a new board.

    Bookmark   August 16, 2010 at 9:47AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Hi Don,
I found a logic board from model 139.53970srt. My model is 139.53636srt. The controls are the same, the schematics show the same connections. Same voltage rating etc..and they both refer to a replacement board 41a4252-6. Do you think it will work? Thanks for the help.

    Bookmark   August 16, 2010 at 7:35PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

The part number for the board should be printed on them. If they are the same number except for anything after the dash they will work. The number after the dash just refers to engineering changes.

    Bookmark   August 17, 2010 at 11:16AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Hi Don,
Yes the numbers are the same just the one after the dash are different. Thank you so much.

    Bookmark   August 19, 2010 at 9:38PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
2x6 strength? How much weight will a truss in my garage hold?
I want to build an engine hoist in my garage. I found...
Wayne Dalton i-Drive vs. Belt Drive vs. Screw Drive
Hello All, I am looking to install 2 new garage door...
Need error codes for Craftsman 41A4315-7D.
Need error codes for Craftsman 41A4315-7D Garage Door...
Turning part of garage into storage/man cave/laundry
Some background in my project: 1. I need a study, so...
Garage Door Torsion Spring
Have you noticed that local HomeDepot/Lowes do not...
Sponsored Products
Whitehaus WHNCM1520G Solid Stainless Steel Grid for Kitchen Sink WHNCM1520
$79.00 | Blue Bath
San Marco Small Pendant by Oggetti Luce
$380.00 | Lumens
Tangerine "Pagoda" Mirror
$570.00 | Horchow
Dining Table OL1356
| Italy Design
Algreen Barcelona 100 Gallon Rain Barrel - 85301
$238.99 | Hayneedle
Candy Apple Pasta Rake
$8.99 | zulily
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™