Return to the Garages/Workshops Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
Craftsman opener LED blinking 5 times

Posted by rongaf (My Page) on
Sun, Jul 23, 06 at 12:36

Hi,
I've seen several messages in regards to this error, and just want to get some guidance for my situation. I have a Craftsman 1/2 horse GDO. About 3 weeks ago, we had the tortion springs replaced after 1 broke. A few days ago, we had lightning storms in our area; no direct hits, although our lights dimmed a few times. Shortly after the storms, but not immediately after, our GDO stopped working. No remotes, no wall switch. The garage lights on the unit do light up. The IR beam units at the door both have solid green lights. When we push the controller, all we get at the opener is a "click", no humming or anything else. The trolley is not jammed up against the bolt. The unit is about 7 years old, and has otherwise been working fine. Would it be better to repair or replace at this point, do you think? Thanks for any help.


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: Craftsman opener LED blinking 5 times

Lightning does the darndest things. I would check the logic board for burnt or missing traces on the P.C. board. If there aren't any obvious causes I would opt for a new opener.


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Garages/Workshops Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here