Strange Sears 1/2HP Remote Behavior

flathatNovember 16, 2006

The hard-wired wall switch works fine: up, down, stop part way, whatever I want, as many times in rapid succession as I want. The motor and mechanism sound normal. However, both the wireless handheld remote and the wireless outside keypad are doing something strange.

I can operate the opener with either the remote or the keypad, but then it (either device) becomes ineffective. However, if I wait about five minutes (I've actually timed it) then the remote works again... but only once until I wait another five minutes.

I've checked this many times over the past 24 hours, and it is absolutely repeatable. What the heck is going on here, and what's the cure?

The system is about circa 1997

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Don_

I think you have a receiver problem which is a part of your logic board. Due to the price of the board I would put up with this nuisance.

    Bookmark   November 16, 2006 at 5:02PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
flathat

One additional piece of information: although the hard-wired pushbutton works normally, without the need to hold the button in, immediately after using the hard-wired button, neither of the wireless device works. The waiting period is 4.5 seconds.

Can you ballpark the cost of a new logic board?

    Bookmark   November 16, 2006 at 5:21PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Don_

The logic board runs around $80.00.

    Bookmark   November 16, 2006 at 6:08PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
flathat

In my last post, I meant to say 4.5 MINUTES, not seconds.

    Bookmark   November 16, 2006 at 9:34PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
doorguy06

Dons right, anytime a wall button works fine and all wireless devices work intermittently ( no matter what the time frame ) it points to a logic board unless you have an external reciever mounted on the opener or plugged in somewhere else, this could be going out also.

    Bookmark   November 16, 2006 at 9:47PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Garage Door Torsion Spring
Have you noticed that local HomeDepot/Lowes do not...
mister_h
garage door remote opens but wont shut door
I have a 10 year old Craftsman garage door opener model...
Junky
Crown molding garage door
I was thinking of putting crown molding above my garage...
hoganjr
Need error codes for Craftsman 41A4315-7D.
Need error codes for Craftsman 41A4315-7D Garage Door...
don831
Light on my garage door opener won't turn off
The light on my old Genie Medallion Series garage door...
liviey
Sponsored Products
Piano 5pc Place Setting - Iittala
$96.00 | HORNE
Av Mazzega | Venetian Mutant 6 Arm Chandelier
YLighting
Av Mazzega | Venetian Mutant 18 Arm Chandelier
YLighting
Athena Alice 3 in 1 Convertible Crib - Cherry - 4689C
$249.00 | Hayneedle
Modiss | Jade Wall Sconce
$567.00 | YLighting
Moooi | Smoke Lounge Chair
YLighting
Glowing Orb Canvas Wall Art by Megan Duncanson - 30W x 22H in. - ART008HN
$103.57 | Hayneedle
Coral Coast Vintage Retro Steel Single Rocker - ROCKERRED
$99.98 | Hayneedle
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™